On an April night in 1986, more than 200 South Africa divestment activists erected a shantytown and a symbolic 16-foot ivory tower in front of University Hall to protest Harvard’s investment in companies doing business in South Africa.
The Cambridge City Council voted 8-0 last Monday to approve the selection of Goody Clancy & Associates, a Boston architecture and planning firm, to research potential business and residential development in Kendall and Central Squares.
“Each square has its own identity,” Assistant City Manager for Community Development Brian P. Murphy ’86-87 said. “Kendall and Central are going under transformation.”
A proposal to separate middle schools from elementary schools in the Cambridge Public System—known as the “Innovation Agenda”—will be discussed by the School Committee meeting on March 8, a week before it is scheduled to come up for a vote.
The Cambridge City Council discussed a petition from Education First—a for-profit company that offers a range of programs centered around language learning and cultural exchange—that would expand its Cambridge offices.
With nearly two weeks remaining until the election for the State Senate seat, Democratic candidate Sal N. DiDomenico and Republican candidate Barbara T. Bush continue to spar over the issues facing Massachusetts.