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Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Literature

In celebration of Black History Month, Program Council (PC), Black Student Union (BSU) and the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion brought spoken poet and Kenyan immigrant Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa to campus for a performance on Feb. 20. Last year, FreeQuency, who identifies as they/them,...

Leigh Bardugo brings new novel “King of Scars” to Brookline Booksmith

Sarah Turley

February 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Literature

New York Times Bestselling author Leigh Bardugo visited Boston on Jan. 30 as her sought after book tour reached the Brookline Booksmith. Approximately three hundred people crowded the two floors of the shop to snag the newly released novel, ask the author questions, and seize the opportunity to have t...

Native American Gyasi Ross promotes activism with poetry

Shayla Manning

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Literature, Showcase

Students of all backgrounds were drawn together to kick off the start of Native American Heritage Month with “Activism Through Spoken Word” on Thursday at an event held by The Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion. The event featured speaker Gyasi Ross, who is a member of the Blackfeet Nation,...

MFA Exhibit Allows Spectators To Relive Childhood Classic ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’

MFA Exhibit Allows Spectators To Relive Childhood Classic ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’

Harper Wayne

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Exhibits, Literature, Showcase

“Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic,” the newest installation at the Museum of Fine Arts, transports visitors into the world of the famous children’s book. Spectators can feel “Winnie-the-Pooh” books come to life on the walls of the exhibit, instilling a feeling of being at home as a child wai...

‘Crash Course’ brothers visit Boston to promote ‘An Absolutely Remarkable Thing’

Sarah Lukowski

October 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Literature

You can now say that there are two Green authors. Hank Green, brother of author John Green, released his first book, “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing” on Sept. 25. Following the release, Green brought his book tour to the Wilbur Theater in Boston on Sept. 26 with John as a special guest, which brou...

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