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Boston College Students Protest Racism

Following a pair of racist incidents on campus, hundreds of Boston College students walked out of class Wednesday in protest. For roughly 20 minutes, students […]

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MCAS Scores Drop Across Massachusetts

The newly redesigned MCAS test proved to be quite the challenge for many of Massachusetts’ public-school students, with scores among the state’s third through eighth […]

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Black Lives Matter Poster Vandalized at Boston College

Amidst the ads for a capella shows, free pizza in the library, and volunteering opportunities, bulletin boards on college campuses have become all–too–often sites of another […]

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Boston University, Wheelock Reach Merger Agreement

Boston University and Wheelock College reached a definitive agreement Wednesday to merge on June 1, 2018. In addition to the legal nuts and bolts of BU […]

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Emerson College Considers Global Expansion

Emerson College students may soon be able to fill their passports with stamps from four different continents without technically leaving the school’s jurisdiction. The liberal […]

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Brookline Looks to Seize Land from Pine Manor College

The 52 bucolic acres that compose Pine Manor College are dotted with historic buildings, leafy woods, and charming dormitories. Not currently included in that expanse is […]

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An MIT Physicist Earned a Nobel Prize

Rainer Weiss just wanted to know he wasn’t completely out of touch. After flunking out of MIT, the young physicist went searching for affirmation when […]

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Committee Rolls Back Suggestion to Ban Harvard Social Clubs

The experimental petri dish that is Harvard’s social scene is being tinkered with again. The committee that recommended a ban on the school’s final clubs, […]

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Protesters Confront Betsy DeVos at the Harvard Kennedy School

Protesters, some standing with their fists in the air and waving signs that included the words “white supremacist,” swarmed to greet Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Thursday […]

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Wellesley Welcomes Its First Trans Students

For most students settling into campus life this fall, their biggest hurdle involved cramming for the SATs. But for Ninotska Love, that path was a […]

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Harvard, Under Pressure, Reverses on Making Chelsea Manning a Fellow

After a series of button-pushing, polarizing selections for the Kennedy School’s Visiting Fellows program this year, Harvard appears to have found the point at which a […]

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The Interview: Rafael Reif

The MIT president wants to take Donald Trump back to science class.

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Slave Money Built Harvard Law. A New Monument Recognizes That.

At a time of reflection on the dark history of American wealth, monuments, and institutions, Harvard has just made a small, but important gesture recognizing an […]

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Corey Lewandowski Is Coming to Harvard

Corey Lewandowski, the former Trump campaign manager and current reliably pro-Trump talking head, will be spending a semester at Harvard. The political operative and Lowell native, who […]

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Noam Chomsky Is Leaving MIT for the University of Arizona

Big news in the world of highbrow academia: Noam Chomsky is leaving MIT. The linguistics professor has announced plans to depart Cambridge in favor of, […]