Category Archives: Boston

Rachel writes: Third of five thesis chapters complete!

I am happy to report that I have completed three of five thesis chapters. Last week I received the third chapter back with comments from my thesis director; this weekend I have been preparing¬† to start the fourth chapter. Are any of you incorporating translated material into your work? In my case, one aspect of […]

Rachel writes: Really Grass Roots — Occupy Harvard Yard

One of the advantages of waiting a month for feedback after submission of my revised thesis proposal was that it coincided with the forming of the Occupy Boston encampment in Dewey Square. I was thrilled to be able to participate in one of the initial Occupy Boston marches, from Dewey Square to the Charlestown Bridge. […]

Sol G. Says, “Evaluate your courses!”

Yes, I’m studying for a midterm. But did you know that Boston National Park is right here, with an events calendar to help you find something to do? One thing that I highly recommend is the midnight storytelling program. At midnight, participants get to retrace Paul Revere’s ride, learning what actually happened. Hint: the poem was not the whole story.

Brandon writes: Sabra Grill, “Healthy food for those who care”

When a friend takes you to a new place to eat and that place has exactly the food you love, you know you have a good friend.¬† Maureen Worth proved this point beautifully when she guided my wife, Mihoko and I to Sabra Grill for dinner one evening in Harvard Square.¬† Sabra Grill is Middle-Eastern, […]