Deer roam around Sturtevant Camp in the San Gabriel Mountains. (George Scharffenberger) The trip to the local mountains seemed doomed from the start. COVID-19 cases in California were on the rise. Testing requirements had changed from anyone with or without symptoms to those most at risk. Then there was a […]

MBA students at NYU Stern are protesting a 3.5% hike in tuition during the pandemic and asking for discounts of 5% to 10% due to the shift toward remote instruction. Stern photo MBA students at New York University’s Stern School of Business are urging the school to reverse a decision […]

As a child, Sammy Potter asked his mother for an unusual birthday present: to go on a hike. Now, Potter is getting more than he imagined — an anticipated nine-month trek with his best friend along three of America’s most arduous trails: the Appalachian, Pacific Crest and Continental Divide. Potter […]

As getting exercise be­comes increasingly complicated during the coronavirus pandemic, more and more people are turning to woodland trails. De­spite the requirement in Massachusetts to wear masks outdoors, exploring is still as interesting as ever and in the chilly weather, the mask now adds a layer of wind and cold […]

Winter holidays are filled with delicious meals, desserts and sugary drinks, and often all that indulging can take a toll on our physical health. (Have you ever had a stomach ache after eating one too many pieces of Thanksgiving pie?) For this reason, holiday hikes are a popular tradition, one […]

Anna Magee takes a break by the Thames – Christopher Pledger I love yoga. Well, I loved yoga when I could do it in a room full of sweaty people. Breathing and stretching together, the Buddha bowl chimes, the candles – I couldn’t help but feel a sense of connection […]