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Educators Have Conversation On Collaboration

Educators Have Conversation On Collaboration

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Seven educators from the public and private sectors gathered via Zoom on Monday [Nov 23] from 4pm, re-booting a conversation on optimizing collaboration across the Island to benefit all students. They included School Principals Linda Parker – BHS, Keisha Douglas – Berkeley, Kenneth Caesar – CedarBridge, Resheema Swan-... Read more of this article

Column: Let Peace Begin With You And I

Column: Let Peace Begin With You And I

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] November 11th, Armistice Day marked the end of World War I in 1918, a return to peace after unprecedented devastation. That war – mainly in Europe – was known as “the war to end all wars.” That hope was set aside when within two subsequent decades, World War II began in Europe with the Nazi war... Read more of this article

Column: Innovative Approach, Collaborative Spirit

Column: Innovative Approach, Collaborative Spirit

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] During the opening of the Bermuda High School for Girls’ Innovation Centre on Sunday, November 1, Mariette Savoie, the chairwoman of the school, said, “From the beginning, our vision was that this space would be shared with young people across Bermuda.” She went on to say, “I look forward to... Read more of this article

Column: Upcoming U.S. General Elections

Column: Upcoming U.S. General Elections

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] 2020 has been exceptional in many ways; with COVID 19 and the uncommon drama of the upcoming U.S. General Elections The Pandemic spread across the globe, with varied impacts in different jurisdictions. Most countries responded reasonably. However, the United States, with less than 5% of the world’s population,... Read more of this article

Column: Celebrating The Life Of Earl Cameron

Column: Celebrating The Life Of Earl Cameron

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The passing of widely-respected film actor Earl Cameron a month before his 103rd birthday represents the passing of an era, both for his homeland – Bermuda – and his adopted home, Britain. In spite of his global notoriety, this pioneer maintained humility. His nephew, Neville Cameron, notes that his uncle... Read more of this article

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Significantly, Heroes Day falls on Monday, June 15th, the anniversary of the beginning of the Theatre Boycott. That heroic campaign in 1959 provided Bermuda with a breath of fresh air. The two weeks of civic action by ordinary people produced extraordinary results, producing a key watershed in the transformation... Read more of this article

Column: Build A Movement Of True Solidarity

Column: Build A Movement Of True Solidarity

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The iconic video footage of Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin sitting with his knee placed on the neck of the handcuffed George Floyd for 8 minutes 46 seconds has sparked a global response. The scene is hauntingly surreal. Chauvin sitting, serenely with his knee on the victim’s neck, hand in pocket, with... Read more of this article

Column: Anniversary Of 1981 General Strike

Column: Anniversary Of 1981 General Strike

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] During the press conference on Friday, May 1, Premier David Burt reminded us that Government is collaborating with the Opposition in response to the multiple challenges of the pandemic. To reinforce that point, he invited Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier to share remarks. Responding to a reporter’s question,... Read more of this article

Column: 4 Weeks Of Sheltering & Isolation

Column: 4 Weeks Of Sheltering & Isolation

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] As the four-week ‘Shelter in Place’ closes – without returning to normal – we are reminded of a young carpenter who spent 40 days and nights in isolation, two millennia ago. That story of transformation is central to the Christian religion – which marks it annually with Lent. The appreciation of... Read more of this article

Column: Beyond The Covid-19 Pandemic

Column: Beyond The Covid-19 Pandemic

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] On April 4, 1967, Martin Luther King made a transformative speech at the iconic Riverside Baptist Church in New York City, the current epicentre of the pandemic. The address, entitled ‘Beyond Vietnam’, was pivotal in galvanizing an historic, emerging movement against that war. MLK’s speech occurred a year... Read more of this article

Column: Challenging Times, New Opportunities

Column: Challenging Times, New Opportunities

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] March 19, 2020 is the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. On this day, the sun appears directly over the equator. It’s a time of renewal; new growth. Here in the midst of this pandemic – a challenge unmatched for generations – this milestone offers a time for reflection. The cedar provides us... Read more of this article

Column: Dr Weldon, Making A Difference

Column: Dr Weldon, Making A Difference

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] In observance of International Women’s Day, the stories of five female pioneers were highlighted: Adele Tucker, Gladys Morrell, Dr Barbara Ball, Rosalind Williams and Dame Lois Brown-Evans. These women, who appreciated that ‘everyone can make a difference’, played transformational roles in 20th Century... Read more of this article

Column: Anniversary Of Montgomery Bus Stand

Column: Anniversary Of Montgomery Bus Stand

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] On March 2, 1955 – 65 years ago to the day – 15-year-old Claudette Colvin, an honour student at Booker T. Washington High School in Montgomery, Alabama, was travelling on a bus when she and group of other blacks were ordered by the bus driver to move from their seats to accommodate a group of whites... Read more of this article