December 30, 2006 |
Robert Woodruff will step down as artistic director of the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., and return to his native New York, where he will continue to direct and teach, the theater announced Thursday. Woodruff, who joined the Harvard University-affiliated theater in 2001, will leave after his contract ends in 2007. He programmed five seasons "of some of the most distinguished productions" in the theater's 26-year history, executive director Robert Orchard said in a statement.
May 19, 1987
The Cambridge, Mass., City Council voted unanimously to enact a first-in-the-nation ban on commercial laboratory testing of animals within the city. The ban will affect research on more than 50,000 animals that is now occurring within the six-square-mile city, officials estimated. The animals are used to test cosmetics, tobacco products, industrial chemicals, pesticides and engine exhaust.
May 8, 2006 |
This famously liberal city is serving notice that illegal immigrants are welcome, even while Congress is considering tough new penalties. Police won't harass you. Education and healthcare are available. Here's the hitch: You probably can't afford to live here. Back in 1985, when Cambridge first declared itself a "sanctuary city," rent control kept apartments affordable.
September 23, 2001 |
For those who like a bit of intellectual stimulation on holiday, some of America's university towns and cities can offer a delightful version of an exciting urban vacation--and inexpensive, too, because many local attractions and dining spots are geared toward student budgets. There are few more splendid college towns to vacation in than Cambridge, Mass., home to Harvard, Radcliffe and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
July 24, 2009 |
To some police officers, President Obama was merely speaking the truth about how a certain department behaved in a difficult situation. To others, he committed the unpardonable sin of sticking his nose where it does not belong. When Obama accused Cambridge, Mass., police officers Wednesday of acting "stupidly" when they arrested his friend, Harvard University scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.
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October 19, 2000
This site, hosted by the Henry A. Murray Research Center at Radcliffe College in Cambridge, MA., houses the nation's largest social science data archive on human development across the life span. The Web site features a summary database for more than 200 sociological surveys and studies conducted nationwide. The database is searchable by subject area or by various coding categories (sample size, race, age, gender, etc.). http://radcliffe.edu/murray/index.html