Love thy neighbor, or at least respect him/her

With all of the hustle and bustle of daily life rapping us up in its incessant tasks, complexity, and stress, it can be hard to take a minute to pause and think about how we might be affecting our fellow members of society. Did I say thank you to the bus driver? Did I make …Read More

“We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children.” -Dennis Hall

  We don’t need to convince you that the weather in Boston has been gorgeous these past few days. But year after year, days like this are becoming more and more scarce as our seasons become increasingly more extreme. While many of our fellow citizens have taken serious steps to try to prevent our situation from …Read More

Taking the Road Less Traveled

  As the summer comes to a close and the school year starts up again, we are reminded of the great potential for societal change that comes with the next group of bright young minds taking their spin on the newest (and oldest) debates. Will they become the next generation’s status-quo challengers to join the ranks …Read More

Trending Now: Sandra Steingraber, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

What does the anti-fracking and the climate movements have to do with one another? EcoWatch posted a speech by Sandra Steingraber, who has been campaigning for anti-fracking, explaining the correlation between the two.   Host of  “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” Neil deGrasse Tyson, was featured on a  “StarTalk”  broadcast with the creator of  “Cosmos,” Ann Druyan. Get a peek into what it’s …Read More

Trending Now: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Project Censored, Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan

Congratulations to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey for winning four Emmy awards.     Compliments to the Director of  Project Censored, Mickey Huff, and President, Peter Phillips, for recently receiving  a Pillar Award for Persons of Conscience in New Media and Journalism from the National Whistleblower Summit in Washington, D.C. Follow their Facebook page for more exciting …Read More

Trending Now: Spencer Overton, Michael Tubbs, Jeffrey Simon

Ready for some spectacular news?! Political aficionado, Spencer Overton, has recently been appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African-Americans.   A round of applause to the devote community organizer of Stockton, California and muse of documentary True Son, Michael Tubbs, who has been accepted into Stanford’s Design School Fellowship. Check out the talk he had with Google about the documentary …Read More

Trending Now: Dr. Steven Strogatz, Dr. Robert Bullard, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Here is the latest from our speakers who are making headlines:   Outstanding math scholar, Dr. Steven Strogatz, will be showing us how to stimulate our minds and desires with mathematics at the Santa Fe Institute tomorrow. Be prepared at 7:30 PM to learn everything there is to know about numbers! Cornell professor also delves into how “one new thing …Read More

Trending Now: Sonia Shah, Lorene Cary, Ted Conover

Here is the latest from our speakers who are making headlines:   In connection with her tenure as the Ottaway Prof of Journalism at SUNY, Sonia Shah has launched a new investigative website on Lyme disease.   Lorene Cary, author of If Sons, Then Heirs and Black Ice, speaks about her novels in-depth through an online interview with Deborah …Read More