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  1. Educator Jean Kilbourne is honored for her work on advertising's toxic portrayal of womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 |

    If you, like me, push the "mute" button during TV commercials or avoid fashion mags because the messages are so sexist, stupid, and offensive, you have Jean Kilbourne to thank. For the past 40-something years, Kilbourne has been chronicling and pointing out the toxic effects of advertising on the image of women and girls, which, as she has shown through her books, lectures, and videos, leads to violence against women, depression, eating disorders, and low self-esteem.


  2. A gold-medal life adds Hall of Fame honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 |

    After the games, Albright turned down lucrative offers for a skating career to attend Harvard Medical School - one of five women in a class of 135 - and became a successful surgeon like her father. Today, at 80, Albright is director of MIT Collaborative Initiatives, a nonprofit she founded 10 years ago to tackle public policy issues with a focus on health and medicine.


  3. Whaling and the Essex still leave their marksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 |

    Nantucket is buzzing in anticipation of director Ron Howard's upcoming movie, "In the Heart of the Sea." Based on Nathaniel Philbrick's award-winning novel, the feature film, due out in December, follows the crew of the whaleship Essex in 1820 as it ships out from Nantucket headed for the South Pacific.


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