Category: William Moore

Freemasonry Still Alive And Well, And (Mostly) Men-Only

August 27th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, NPR, William Moore 0 comments

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The members of the Queen Anne Masonic Lodge near downtown Seattle are on the young side. The guy in charge is 26…

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“Twenty years ago, I would not have been optimistic. I would have said, ‘Yes, they were relics of a time that’s left behind.’ ”

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Masons open their majestic spaces

October 7th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, William Moore 0 comments

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William Moore, College of Arts & Sciences

For more than a century, Freemasons have held secret ceremonies in the Portland Masonic Temple, a labyrinth of dark hallways and majestic rooms hidden inside what appears to be an ordinary downtown office building…

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Masonic Temples Reborn as Luxury Condos

September 26th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Wall Street Journal, William Moore 0 comments

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When Larry Schier walks into the Masonic club on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, there are no secret handshakes or symbolic rituals taking place…

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New England perseveres after one-two punch of Newtown shootings, Boston Marathon bombings

April 28th, 2013 in 2013, Associated Press, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, William Moore 0 comments

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They are six small states, settled before the nation’s birth, wedged between New York, Canada and the Atlantic Ocean: New England…

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“We’re looking for things to pull us together, and the tragedy gave us a focal point — the more so that it happened at one of our defining regional events.”

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