”Today we celebrate the 41st anniversary of the installation of Moses in front of Smith Hall, gazing at the beautiful stained glass that represents the Burning Bush,” Tom Harper writes in this column.
”Parks and Rec is seriously downplaying the unlikelihood of the prairie (behind Prairie Park Nature Center) recovering after being so seriously damaged and depleted by this senseless act,” Ken Lassman writes in this column.
”This commission may consider a delay of a week or two to be no big deal, simply a way of doing their due diligence. But it very well could be the difference between life and death for one of our community members,” Kirsten Kuhn writes in this column.
”Imagine that, as a typical baseball-loving 14-year-old kid, … you contract a disease that paralyzes you from the neck down, except for several fingers and toes. … How would you respond?” Dot Nary writes in this tribute to disability activist Ed Roberts.
”Irma I. Smith Hall can’t speak for itself. But as it possibly faces the wrecking ball, we seek to share its history and relevance as a significant, intact example of midcentury modern architecture,” Tom Harper writes in this column.
“To me, disability pride means creating a culture of accessibility, accommodations, and acceptance so that the experience of disability is simply another facet of humanity versus relegation to second class status,” Dot Nary writes in this column.
“I wonder, if the justices are so concerned about history and intent, what do they make of some of the other important documents of our country and the intent of the founding fathers?” Edith Guffey writes in this column.
“The Supreme Court has made its decision — so I will make mine,” Ella Lee Dominguez writes in this column.
“I shouldn’t have to worry about the safety of my adult children. I should be able to drive, to go shopping — in Buffalo, in Lawrence, anywhere — without fear,” Edith Guffey writes in this column.
Students of Dan Rockhill’s Studio 804 class have worked together to create a sculptural, energy-efficient home in the Pinkney neighborhood. You can see it for yourself on Saturday.
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