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Poetry Is

Poetry, first and foremost, is emotional. It’s holding a lighted candle inside a circle of gasoline. It can burst at any time. There is danger in its fibers,...

Votes for Women

The year 2020 will be remembered in American History for an array of reasons: a global health crisis, the election of Joseph R. Biden,...

Did you know that February is National Canned Food Month?

In 2016, after learning many of their peers were going hungry on a regular basis, members of the Nursing Student Organization (NSO) at Northampton...

Reflecting on American Pie and the Day the Music Died

“Music and rhythm find their way to the secret places of a man’s soul.” – Plato “Just let me hear some of that Rock ‘n’...

February is American Heart Month

February, often associated with love, has more to offer than Cupid’s arrival. February is also American Heart Month, a time to draw attention to...

The Heritage of Presidential Inaugurations

At noon on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the forty-sixth President of the United States. This will be the...

A Sad Day for Our Nation

I write today with a heavy heart and great sadness in response to the horrific assault on our democracy that played out on Jan....

The History of Making New Year’s Resolutions

It’s January! Did you make your New Year’s Resolutions? Forty-five percent of Americans will make resolutions, but only 8% will achieve their goals. With...