Learning

When Du Bois lived here

Monday, Jul 20 - Du Bois stands as a towering figure in American history. A product of the local public school, from which he was the first black graduate of the high school, and a fixture of several local institutions, his legacy here has nevertheless triggered debates.

EYES TO THE SKY: Exquisite conjunction, Thunder Moon, nearing Pluto

Monday, Jun 29 - On July 1, the Full Thunder Moon rises in the east-southeast at 8 p.m. It is the first of two full moons in July – the next occurs on the 31st. This atypical celestial phenomenon is known as a “blue moon” and occurs once every two – three years.