Opinion

Motif Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Motif Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Happy Birthday Motif! To celebrate Motif’s 10th birthday, we wanted to get stories and reminiscences from some of the people ...

Fathers Are People Too!
June 13, 2014 No Commentby

Fathers Are People Too!

We all bring our gifts to parenthood and dad’s gifts are what we should be celebrating on Father’s Day, as ...

Approaching Unknown
June 11, 2014 No Commentby

Approaching Unknown

Dream the greatest dreams, be the most kind and wonderful soul you can be. Give from the bottom of your ...

Alt-Parenting: Taking Back Mother’s Day
April 25, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Parenting: Taking Back Mother’s Day

Inevitably when I ask my fellow moms what they’re doing for Mother’s Day, I receive one of two responses:  (1) ...

Hobby Lobby Needs a New Hobby
April 8, 2014 No Commentby

Hobby Lobby Needs a New Hobby

The Supreme Court recently heard Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, which asks the justices to consider whether for-profit companies can refuse ...

Puzzling Pieces
March 24, 2014 No Commentby

Puzzling Pieces

    This weekend saw the opening of a very puzzling art exhibit at the Machines with Magnets studio in ...

E-Book to Memorialize Richard Walton
March 20, 2014 No Commentby

E-Book to Memorialize Richard Walton

As my co-editor, Rhode Island College (RIC) President Nancy Carriuolo will tell you that the late Richard Walton clearly understood ...

True Love Is All Around You
February 1, 2014 No Commentby

True Love Is All Around You

 Live music becomes a gateway to love It’s easy to become consumed with finding the right partner. Our primal urges ...

Opinion - In a Perfect World
January 9, 2014 No Commentby

Opinion – In a Perfect World

  Universal health care is a noble idea. Not just from a humanitarian perspective, but economically – everyone who needs ...

Opinion - Employer Involvement in Health Care
January 9, 2014 No Commentby

Opinion – Employer Involvement in Health Care

  It’s an established expectation that your employer will offer health insurance. The cost, logistically, of offering it on an ...