Thursday, April 19, 2012
Trisha and David Boisvert (Courtesy)

The Red Sox Lose, This Couple Wins

Trisha and David Boisvert first met on May 31, 1985, when a mutual friend invited them to watch the Red Sox play at Fenway. They’ve been together ever since, and this year they’re celebrating 25 years of marriage.

Fenway Hosts Free Open House Ahead Of 100th Anniversary

The ballpark opened it’s gates to the public Thursday, allowing fans to tour the park for free.

Crowds line the field at Fenway for the park's open house, Thursday, April 19. (Lynn Jolicoeur for WBUR)

After ‘Kony 2012,’ Students Eager To Learn About Central Africa

Despite stirring controversy, thousands of young people who watched “Kony 2012” were energized. That presented a challenge for school teachers who weren’t prepared to teach students about the Ugandan civil war.

Items that come in the "Kony 2012 Action Kit," sold on Invisible Children's website. (flickr/ theperplexingparadox)

Stephen Greenblatt Awarded Pulitzer For Nonfiction

Greenblatt’s book, “The Swerve: How The World Became Modern,” won the 2012 Pulitzer for nonfiction. The book examines the discovery and significance of a once-lost epic poem written by the Roman philosopher Lucretius in 50 B.C.

Author Stephen Greenblatt in Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP)

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