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Somerville Is Getting Its $256 Million High School

The residents of Somerville voted overwhelmingly to fund an expensive new high school for the city. According to unofficial results from the City of Somerville on Wednesday morning, […]

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Harvard Men’s Cross Country Team Kept Pervy Spreadsheets on Women’s Team

Less than a week after the Harvard men’s soccer team was discovered to have compiled a publicly accessible “scouting report” of female recruits based on […]

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Harvard Shuts Down Men’s Soccer Season For Its Gross ‘Scouting Reports’

Harvard has cancelled the remainder of the season for its men’s soccer team after investigating the lewd “scouting reports” male players allegedly wrote about their […]

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John Oliver Mentions Boston’s Busing History in Segment on School Segregation

From the state of journalism to the opioid crisis, John Oliver has tackled a variety of important issues on Last Week Tonight. Now the HBO […]

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Harvard, MIT Lead U.S. News’ List of World’s Best Colleges

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2016 list of the world’s best colleges, with Harvard and MIT leading the way. The Cambridge rivals came in first and […]

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Keegan-Michael Key Shows Support for Striking Harvard Workers

Comedian Keegan-Michael Key is lending his star power to help support food service workers who are on strike at Harvard. The Key & Peele and […]

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Michael Bloomberg Gives $50 Million to the Museum of Science

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire, media titan, and former mayor of New York City, is in town today to deliver an enormous gift to Boston’s Museum […]

Leslie Odom, Jr. (white sneakers) and Daveed Diggs perform "Wait For It" from the Broadway musical Hamilton at the 2016 EMK Institute gala in Dorchester
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Education, Democracy, and Hamilton at the EMK Institute

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate is founded, in part, to encourage participatory democracy, but who would have thought its mock Senate […]

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Harvard, MIT Economists Win Nobel Prize

Economists from Harvard and MIT shared the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday morning. Harvard’s Oliver Hart, a 68-year-old, London-born […]

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Harvard Food Service Workers Are on Strike

After contract negotiations apparently went south for Harvard’s cafeteria staff, the workers—for the first time ever during the school year—have officially gone on strike. The […]

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Facing Debt, Northeastern’s Only Student Newspaper Makes a Plea for Help

Two years after a wave of nostalgic alums, college journalism true-believers, and the odd union of car dealership magnate Ernie Boch Jr. and Fox News talking […]

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Larry Wilmore to Deliver Lecture at Harvard This Fall

The Harvard Kennedy School has tapped comedian Larry Wilmore to deliver a high-profile lecture this fall. The former Nightly Show host will give the Theodore […]

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Jeb Bush to Teach at Harvard Kennedy School This Fall

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is coming to Harvard. The Phillips Academy alum who unsuccessfully sought the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 will teach and […]

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Northeastern Makes History With World’s Biggest Simultaneous Crab Walk

Hundreds of students at Northeastern took to a grassy area on campus to complete a feat of athletic prowess and school spirit, pay homage to […]

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Where Did Boston Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges?

Gather ’round everyone, for U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best Colleges ranking, and there is much trash-talking to be had with the […]