Reporter

Linda Matchan

A feature writer and video producer, Matchan has a special interest in the arts and international travel. She is also a documentary filmmaker who has received grants from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Latest stories

From homeless to Harvard, with the help of crowdfunding

By , Globe Staff

A Toronto woman launched a “Mission for Harvard Tuition” a month ago on the GoFundMe site and has nearly reached her goal.

Winter’s lingering toll keeps gardens bogged down

By , Globe Staff

An extremely late start to spring is wreaking havoc on local gardeners and garden centers.

Poignant stories in concentration camp art exhibit at Elms College

By , Globe Staff

Somber and startling, the art is a subset of more than 2,000 works by prisoners maintained by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

Simmons president makes cancer fight a ‘public journey’

By , Globe Staff

Helen Drinan’s openness about her battle with breast cancer has drawn a lot of attention and raised some eyebrows.