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Watch Joe Biden’s Speech at Harvard

  Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to soon-to-be Harvard grads Wednesday at the college’s 2017 Class Day ceremony, where he urged students to pursue […]

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Harvard Showed Up Late to Its Own Black Graduation

On Tuesday, Harvard University, in partnership with the Harvard Black Graduate Student Alliance, hosted the university’s first Black Commencement. The Fast Life Yungstaz song “Swag […]

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Big Papi Got His Honorary Degree from BU

The year after he retired as the renowned slugger for the Red Sox, David Ortiz was recognized by Boston University with an honorary degree on Sunday, May […]

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Watch Oprah Winfrey Give the Commencement Speech at Smith

American icon Oprah Winfrey spoke to graduates at Smith College’s 2017 commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 21. Students at the all-women’s school heard wisdom and encouragement from […]

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Watch Mark Zuckerberg Get into Harvard

Long before he ever dropped out and changed the future of social media forever, Mark Zuckerberg was, like so many Harvard alums before him, a sort of awkward […]

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Jeb Bush Is Coming to Boston College

Former 2016 presidential candidate and lover of all Apple products Jeb! Bush is headed to the Heights. The former Florida governor will be giving the […]

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Possible Cheating Scandal Uncovered at Harvard

Possibly more than 60 Harvard students have been suspected of cheating in a popular computers class there, and have been referred to the university’s Honor […]

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David Ortiz Is Getting Another Honorary Degree

Big Papi is coming home to Boston, but not to play ball. He’s receiving an honorary degree from Boston University. Announced in BU Today, Ortiz […]

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Your Guide to 2017 Commencement Speakers Coming to Mass.

It’s that time of year again, when the state’s well-known colleges and universities bring a stellar cast of speakers to our neck of the woods for college […]

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How Donald Trump Has Inspired the Rise of a New Millennial

Donald Trump has jolted Boston’s Selfie Generation into newfound political activism—but can it possibly last?

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A Massachusetts Educator Won the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award

According to the Council of Chief State School Officers, no one teaches ninth grade humanities—or anything, basically—as well as Dorchester high school teacher Sydney Chaffee, their […]

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MIT Offers the Best Value Among Universities in the U.S.

It turns out building a Better World pays pretty well, too. In a shocking turn of events, students of the university responsible for things like the Human […]

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Sally Yates Will Be Harvard Law School’s Class Day Speaker

Harvard Law School is bringing in one of the nation’s most prominent attorneys for a big speech: Sally Yates, who was Deputy Attorney General under […]

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Harvard Slips to Third in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Schools Rankings

Despite leading the pack in this year’s medical and business school rankings, Harvard slipped to third in U.S. News & World Report‘s best law schools […]

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MIT Applicants Are Hoping to Hear Good News Today…from Ironheart

On this very cold and snowy Pi Day, MIT hopefuls around the world are anxiously awaiting word about whether they’ve been accepted to the prestigious […]