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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, […]

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Pay for BU, Simmons Presidents among the Highest in the Country

It still pays real well to be in the college president-ing business, especially if you’re BU President Robert Brown or Simmons College President Helen Drinan, […]

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A Boston College Student Has Been Suspended for Racist Graffiti

A Boston College student has been arrested and suspended after allegedly scrawling disturbing racist graffiti inside one of the university’s dorms. Police this weekend arrested […]

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The Interview: Emerson President Lee Pelton

Boston may be a world-class city, but there are still plenty of problems that need fixing. Emerson College’s president is determined to be part of the solution.

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UMass Boston Has a Serious Dorm Problem on Its Hands

The first-ever dorms on the campus of UMass Boston are not off to a great start. Under scrutiny, university officials are apologizing to students for […]