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The Department of Justice Is Looking into the Admissions Policies of Several New England Colleges

The Department of Justice is yet again poking around the admissions offices of elite New England colleges. Several top-tier schools—including Amherst College, Middlebury College, Wellesley […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Joins Critics of Mount Ida following Acquisition Announcement

It’s been a rough few days for Mount Ida College. On Friday, UMass Amherst announced it would acquire the Newton-based liberal-arts school, which had been […]

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A Harvard Student Said Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Threatened Him

Stormy Daniels and a staffer at the Harvard Lampoon allegedly have something in common: a threat from President Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen. After pulling off […]

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Brandeis Fires Men’s Basketball Coach Following Allegations of Discrimination

Brandeis University has fired its men’s basketball coach, Brian Meehan, in the wake of complaints of racially insensitive and nepotistic behavior. Several anonymous players told […]

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Harvard Admission Rate Drops below 5 Percent

Harvard’s staggeringly low admission rate managed to get even lower this year. Just 1,962 of the 42,749 hopefuls who applied to be part of Harvard College’s […]

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José Andrés Is Getting an Honorary Public Service Degree from Tufts

From wild fires to hurricanes to anti-immigrant sentiments roiling the country, 2017 was a difficult year for many. But decorated chef José Andrés stepped up to […]

David Hogg, a student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. addresses a community rally for common sense gun legislation at Temple B'nai Abraham Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Livingston, N.J. Speakers include student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., including Hogg, Ryan Deitsch and Matthew Deitsch.
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Parkland Students Call for Civic Engagement, Accountability at Harvard Panel

On Tuesday morning, a male student shot a 16-year-old girl at a Maryland high school, hurting two people and sustaining a fatal injury following a […]

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Five Women Say Director James Toback Sexually Harassed, Assaulted Them at Harvard Club

Five women have accused the movie director James Toback of sexually harassing and assaulting them at the Harvard Club of New York between 1980 and […]

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Harvard Business School Graduates Have the Third-Highest Starting Salary Nationwide

Newly-minted Harvard Business School graduates might be the best educated crop of MBA holders nationwide, but they’re not the best paid. According to rankings released […]

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Majority of Wheelock Staff Will Lose Jobs in Boston University Merger

More than half of the employees at Wheelock College will lose their jobs after the school merges with Boston University. The institutions are scheduled to […]

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Where Massachusetts’ Wealthiest People Went to College

Massachusetts millionaires and billionaires are a varied bunch. Many are exceptionally bright, while others are exceptionally ruthless. Some are both. Many worked their way up from […]

David Hogg, a student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. addresses a community rally for common sense gun legislation at Temple B'nai Abraham Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Livingston, N.J. Speakers include student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., including Hogg, Ryan Deitsch and Matthew Deitsch.
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Parkland Students to Speak at Harvard Kennedy School

Six student-activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will participate in a moderated conversation at the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School of Government on […]

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Is Harvard Broken?

The soul of the university is up for grabs as it faces questions about student life, PC culture, and how to manage its gazillion-dollar endowment.

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TBT: Sophia Smith Endows Smith College for Women

Wealthy people bestow their fortunes upon all sorts of recipients: descendants, charitable causes, and mutual funds so large they make the 99 percent dizzy. But […]

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Harvard Professor Placed on Leave after Sexual Harassment Allegations

After years of allegations against a prominent government professor emerged in news reports, Harvard announced Sunday that Jorge Domínguez has been placed on administrative leave while an investigation is underway. […]