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Review: The Newsroom

The Newsroom is a dose of concentrated Sorkin, by turns maddening and exhilarating.
All in the family: Sorkin does Sorkin in 'The Newsroom'
By RYAN STEWART  |  June 22, 2012

A Bean grows in Brighton

Deep in a Brighton garage, five guys are dreaming of winter.
How five guys in a garage put together Boston's biggest little snowboard brand
By CLEA SIMON  |  November 20, 2009

Talking points

Rich Connor's reforms have brought a much-needed sharpened focus to the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram and its sister papers. Certain changes, though, are raising eyebrows not just for what they are, but because of how Connor is doing th
Press Releases
By JEFF INGLIS  |  August 28, 2009

Myth understanding

Trinity Repertory Company has been developing and is staging Shapeshifter , by Laura Schellhardt, which will have its world premiere May 1-31.
Searching for self in Trinity's Shapeshifter
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 01, 2009

It's a shandeh*!

The news that Brandeis University plans to shutter its highly regarded Rose Art Museum and sell its exemplary collection of American art from the 1960s and '70s in order to resolve its budget crisis not only shocked the world of elite higher education,
For Brandeis, there must be a better way
By EDITORIAL  |  January 28, 2009

Oil's well

Twelve American universities with Persian Gulf campuses


Scars & stripes

“Dude, that shit right there? That’s Iraq.”
American vets discover that their military uniforms — like their service — look better on paper
By JULIA RAPPAPORT  |  September 24, 2008

Are universities selling out to oil nations?

As Academia searches for elusive dollars in a downward economy, oil-rich nations are enticing American schools to open satellite campuses in the Gulf.
As their big bucks beckon, Gulf campuses boom
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  September 24, 2008
080613_feathers-list wins at AAN conference Web site won first place at the annual Association of Alternative Newsweeklies conference.
A line drive triple in Philly
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  June 11, 2008

September songs

“Try to remember the kind of September/When life was slow and oh, so mellow,” sings El Gallo at the top of The Fantasticks .
Invincible Summer ; The Fantasticks ; I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 10, 2007

A universal tale

Success has earned The Fantasticks a bad rap.
Trinity breathes new life into The Fantasticks
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 27, 2007


Project adventure

It’s hard to say which is bigger, Cyrano de Bergerac’s nose or his thesaurus.
Cyrano at Trinity Rep, Heading for Eureka at Centastage
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  June 02, 2006

Words of love . . .

Mauro Hantman sat down heavily at a café table in the upstairs lobby at Trinity Repertory Company after a rehearsal of Cyrano de Bergerac .
. . . and a love of words in Cyrano de Bergerac
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 10, 2006