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Boston Area Colleges Recognized Community Service

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Boston Area Colleges Recognized Community Service

President Obama recently honored certain colleges and universities for their community service work.  Simmons College is one of 4 Massachusetts Colleges that received the Honor Roll with Distinction Award. Through this LearnandServe program Obama hopes to foster more community involvement from the colleges and universities in the United States. The award is set up so […]

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Governor Dukakis Discusses Obama, National Deficit & Sarah Palin

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Governor Dukakis Discusses Obama, National Deficit & Sarah Palin

Watch as Gabby discuss these topics with Governor Michael Dukakis: Obama’s first year, the National Deficit, and Sarah Palin.

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Not a Typical Day at Work: My Experience at the State House the Day Ted Kennedy Died

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Not a Typical Day at Work: My Experience at the State House the Day Ted Kennedy Died

7:40AM – After waking up only a half hour earlier, I received a text message (in true contemporary fashion) reading, “Did you hear about Ted Kennedy?” I promptly turned on the computer and TV in order to find out what happened. Although I knew once I read the message that Ted Kennedy had died, these […]

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Obama nominates Simmons Alum to Top US Archivist post

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Obama nominates Simmons Alum to Top US Archivist post

President Obama has sent the Senate his nomination of Simmons College Alumnus David S. Ferriero to become the next U.S. Archivist of the NARA (National Archives and Records Administration). The NARA is a government agency responsible for maintaining the official documents of various branches of the US government, such as acts of congress and executive […]

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A Gay Reality

A Gay Reality

Join the Boston Observer in exploring Boston Pride, 2009.

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