Who's Up, Who's Down

| Boston Magazine |

WHO’S UP
Matt Damon   The actor helps raise money for cancer research (his father is battling the disease) and praises MGH as the world’s best hospital.

Massachusetts   Vermont passes a single-payer healthcare law. Thanks for taking the heat off us, commies.

WHO’S DOWN
UMass   The school decides to raise student fees while spending money to move the football team to Division 1A.

Barney Frank   According to a post he did for the Atlantic, Frank does not regularly read any Boston publications. We take that personally, Barney.