Learning

Students celebrate life’s diversity – one drumbeat at a time

Thursday, Mar 9 - Using African dance and drumming as a vehicle to explore the concepts of folklore and storytelling came via a talented group of educators from Berkshire Pulse, an organization dedicated to building and strengthening community life through diverse and accessible programming.

ON DREAMS: Hate dreams, love dreams

Tuesday, Feb 21 - It seems to me that the wide range and freedom of dreams emerge from a mind free from being watched, even free from being watched by oneself.

The Bill of Rights and Constitution of the United States

Monday, Feb 20 - On this President’s Day, when our nation is in turmoil and its democracy may be in doubt, let us remind ourselves of – and celebrate -- our Constitution and its Bill of Rights, that guarantee our rights as free citizens, regardless of race, creed, country of origin, or gender, in a country guided by the rule of law and the will of its people, freely expressed.

EYES TO THE SKY: Perseus the Hero in the Milky Way

Monday, Jan 23 - Perseus evades the casual stargazer and is not well known because the star pattern lacks brilliant stars that create outstanding stick figures like Orion that are visible even in cities.

Flying Cloud Institute appoints new executive director

Tuesday, Jan 10 - Maria Rundle is currently the director of development at Gould Farm in Monterey, where she has worked since 2008. Initially managing the childcare program, Rundle was promoted to her current position in 2012 where she has raised a substantial portion of Gould Farm’s annual budget.

EYES TO THE SKY: Turn-of-the-year astronomy

Monday, Dec 26 - Most of us are focused on one simple aspect of the astronomy of the season: the solstice that occurred on December 21. Unless we look closer, the fact escapes us that the darkest mornings of the year begin this Thursday, the 29th.