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The Interview: Harvard Law Professor Ronald Sullivan Jr.

When word got out earlier this year that law professor Ronald Sullivan Jr. had joined Harvey Weinstein’s legal defense team, all hell broke loose at […]

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Man Who Made Racist Threats about Harvard’s Black Commencement Sentenced to Prison

Two years ago, an Instagram user by the name of russian_goalkeeper94 called for a bombing of Harvard and a mass shooting at the university’s first-ever black commencement […]

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Economist Roland Fryer Suspended from Harvard after Sexual Harassment Complaints

Harvard economics professor Roland G. Fryer has been placed on a two-year administrative leave, effective immediately, according to an email the dean of the faculty […]

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Under Fire for Role in Flint Water Crisis, Rick Snyder Cancels Harvard Fellowship

When Harvard first announced that former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder would be featured as a “research fellow” last week, the backlash was immediate. Why, critics asked, […]

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Graduation Speaker Showdown: Michael Bloomberg vs. Angela Merkel

MIT and Harvard compete for top talent and global renown, but during graduation season, it all comes down to who has the hottest celebrity speaker. […]

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Massachusetts Is Top State for High Schools, U.S. News and World Report Says

If you could choose any state in the nation to send your kids to high school, your best bet is Massachusetts. That’s according to a new study […]

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Harvard’s Dunster House Says Goodbye to Goat Roast

A decades-old tradition is dying at Harvard. No, not the exclusive finals clubs or the legacy admissions. It’s a goat roast. That’s right, goat roast. […]

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Harvard Is Investigating Questions about Fencing Coach’s House Sale

When the college admissions scandal broke last month, in which wealthy parents were accused of paying bribes to get their kids into elite colleges with help […]

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MCAS Question About The Underground Railroad Thrown Out

A question asking students to write from the perspective of an openly racist character has been pulled from the MCAS after widespread complaints. Tenth-grade students taking […]

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Feds: BU, BC, Northeastern Were Sent Fraudulent SAT Scores

What can a couple hundred thousand dollars and a willingness to defraud colleges get you? According to federal investigators, wealthy parents thought it’d get their kids into […]

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Boston’s Colleges Are Going Broke—and We May All Have to Pay

Just after noon on April 6, the cafeteria at Mount Ida College in Newton was buzzing with hundreds of students sitting down for lunch. Suddenly, […]

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Hampshire College Says It’s Looking to Merge

Uh oh. In another sign of trouble for small liberal arts colleges in New England and beyond, Hampshire College has announced it’s seeking a merger. […]

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Trump’s DACA Decision Puts a Harvard Would-Be Rhodes Scholar at Risk

Not every DACA recipient harmed by the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the program went to Harvard, or has the smarts to be picked for the […]

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Parkland Survivor and March for Our Lives Founder Jaclyn Corin Accepted to Harvard

“Hard work pays off.” That’s the message shared by Parkland survivor and gun control advocate Jaclyn Corin, who announced she has been accepted at Harvard. Corin […]

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Newbury College Just Announced It Plans to Close

Newbury College has announced that it plans to close after the spring semester, throwing the future into question for the Brookline private liberal arts school’s roughly 600 undergraduates, […]