Byline: By JACKIE BROUSSEAU-PEREIRA

Columnist Jackie Brousseau-Pereira: On grief and grieving

5/15/19

Recently, my family and I went to see Marvel’s “Avengers: End Game.” The first half of the movie presents examples of the variety of ways we deal...

Home. For most of us “home” is a word that conjures images of warmth, belonging, safety and refuge. Yet, for far too many people, access to safe,...

Last week I was out shoveling snow on the sidewalk in front of my house. I thought to myself, “I could just clear one shovel’s width down the...

My maternal grandfather was one of the best men I’ve ever known. It’s true that my memories of him have a kind of mythic quality. He was born in...

“I like to stay busy.” This is a refrain that I hear at least once a week from a student who has come in to talk to me. As an academic dean, part...

We have a tremendous opportunity to influence the culture of the state Legislature through this year’s elections in western Massachusetts.There are...

As an academic dean, I spend a lot of time in the summer talking to new college students. My colleagues and I encourage students to try new things...

My husband came home from trivia night a few weeks back and asked, “We won the tiebreaker tonight. Guess what the question was?” I had no idea.It...

This year I will turn 50. I was born in 1968 — the year that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated and the year that...

This election season, we are witnessing a record number of women running for political office at all levels. It’s amazing and inspiring to watch...



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