Article on Marshfield's Katie Myers, who received the the Malcolm W. Rowell Scholarship following the South Shore Conservatory's Summer Music Festival. The saxophone player is now pursuing a music degree at UMass Boston.
Susan Moir, director of the Labor Resource Center, says there are important differences between the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. “The Democratic Party has failed on economics," Moir says. "Bernie's candidacy — that’s the reason it’s taken off."
Jennifer De Leon, who earned an MFA in fiction from UMass Boston in 2010, has earned two high-profile honors. The Boston Book Festival selected her short story “Home Movie” as its One City One Story read for 2015, and she is the children’s writer-in-residence at the Boston Public Library.
Article on Chinese soft-shell turtles cites information posted on the Boston Harbor Marine Ecosystem website developed by the School for the Environment. The site informs readers that when non-native species are introduced, "the original ecosystem can easily become unbalanced."