Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Tamarra James-Todd on the Hidden Toxins in Black Hair Care
But with products filled with unpronounceable chemicals like linalool methylparaben and methylisothiazolinone, one might begin to wonder: What exactly are Black women putting in their hair, and what does it mean for their health?
Up-Close and Personal with Painting Conservator Kate Smith
Her intimate proximity to paintings differs from the plebeian museum goer’s protocol: don’t-touch-don’t-blink-don’t-breathe-that-looks-expensive. For Smith, getting up close and personal with the artwork is necessary to conserve a piece while staying true to the artist’s original artistic vision.
FMoments of Love 2023
This Valentine’s Day, we asked our writers and editors to write about something or someone they love — the lighthearted, the heartbreaking, the bittersweet, and everything in between. Here are their stories.
Solving the Wheelie Hard Logistics of the Boston’s Bluebike System
Bluebikes — Greater Boston’s dock-based bikeshare system — was first installed in Cambridge in 2012. Now the fleet is over 4,000-strong, divided between more than 400 dock stations around Greater Boston and enabling residents to travel affordably and sustainably.
To Be a Good Neighbor
At biweekly meetings, City Life/Vida Urbana members convene with residents and Project No One Leaves, a canvassing group led by Harvard Law School students, to address housing-related issues in the Boston area.
The Fight to Save All of Cambridge's Trees
Some local activists are concerned that even with bolstered community support, Cambridge still lacks the infrastructure to fully take care of its trees.
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
To the Class of 2023: On Self-Censorship
‘First Draft of History’: Kristen Welker ’98 Charts Path from Crimson Reporting to White House
Who Can Be ‘Racist’?
Adams House Installed — Then Removed — an $8,900 Covid-19 Air Disinfection System