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‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli to Speak at Harvard

Martin Shkreli, the biotech entrepreneur who gained notoriety in 2015 for price-gouging AIDS and cancer patients, says he plans to speak at Harvard next week. […]

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Ivy League Graduates Face a Significantly Wider Gender Pay Gap

Female Ivy Leaguers make roughly the same as their male counterparts upon graduating. But somewhere between the ages of 24-36, they hit a snag. That’s […]

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School Is Cancelled in Boston on Thursday, Snow Emergency Takes Effect at 10 a.m.

Sledders, rejoice. With a Nor’easter is on its way, school has been cancelled in Boston, Somerville, and Cambridge for Thursday. Boston Schools will be closed Thursday, […]

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Wheaton College Announces Full Scholarship for Refugees from Countries Named in Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Wheaton College has announced a full scholarship to be awarded to a student refugee fleeing conflict in Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, or Yemen—the […]

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Boston’s Colleges Speak out Against Donald Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Leaders from Boston’s colleges and universities spoke out against President Donald Trump’s controversial executive orders banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations and barring all refugees from entering […]

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How the Harvard Kennedy School Abandoned America

And just when we need it most.

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Which Boston Colleges Have the Most Students from the 1 Percent?

In Boston, the college-going 1 percent aren’t all where you might expect them to be. Thirty-eight colleges in America, including five Ivy League schools, count […]

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Healey Announces $30 Million in Debt Relief for Students of For-Profit School

Students of the now-defunct American Career Institute, a for-profit college that operated five campuses in Massachusetts, will have their federal loans wiped from the books, […]

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Boston College Is Grilling Student Protesters Again

Boston College students are getting a stern talking to and could face discipline after administrators raised concerns about unregulated on-campus rallies following the election of Donald […]

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How Liberal Professors Are Ruining College

Liberal professors in New England outnumber conservatives 28 to 1. Why that’s bad for everyone.

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Amherst College’s Cross Country Team Benched After Gross Messages Surface

Yet another men’s sports team is coming under fire this week for allegedly being awful on the internet, this time at Amherst College. The entire […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver 2017 MIT Commencement Address

Apple chief executive Tim Cook will deliver MIT’s 2017 commencement address, the school announced Thursday afternoon. Cook joined Apple in 1998 and was named CEO […]

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Boston Students Walk Out of Class to Protest Donald Trump

  Students from Boston schools walked out of class Monday to protest the presidency and policies of Donald Trump, and to call on state leaders […]

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BU’s Robert Brown Named State’s Highest-Paid College President Again

For the second year in a row, Boston University president Robert Brown has been named the highest paid leader of any private college in Massachusetts, according to the […]

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The Harvard-Yale Football Game, By the Numbers

We do the math.