“But How Did You Feel?” A Reflection on Welfare, Community, and Love

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, twenty Lehigh Valley residents came together to address the painful stigmas surrounding welfare in the U.S. This free public event was part of an ongoing discussion series hosted by Tackling T.I.N.A., an organization that aims to broaden the local community’s understanding of economic justice. The discussion series serves as a…

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Frankenreads Comes to Bethlehem

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, one of the most widely read novels in high schools and universities, turns 200 this year. You might have heard about events relating to something called “Frankenreads” and wondered about the series. Well, Lehigh Valley residents can celebrate the momentous anniversary of Shelley’s text by taking part in a series of Frankenstein-related…

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Extra! Extra! Printing is Back in Town!

For a city as rich in history as Bethlehem is, you would think that there would be multiple museums across town. Consider this a shameless plug, but my side summer job working as an intern at the National Museum of Industrial History, has made me realize that the NMIH should be on the top of…

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Staying Faithful to Your Story

“You need to stay faithful to your story, but you need to tell it on your own terms.” – Charles Kiernan If you haven’t visited Godfrey Daniels–our folky, eclectic, fiercely independent 4th Street neighbor–find a way to get there. I realized I hadn’t been inside since my arts-focused pre-orientation program before my freshman year at…

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