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The Top Colleges in Massachusetts, According to the 2022 U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Colleges are not yet fully back to normal—the delta variant has made sure of that. But college students are indeed headed back to the classroom […]

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I Can’t Stop Thinking about the BU Dorm Bat Fiasco

When you show up to a college dorm, there are certain indignities that you accept just come with the territory. You may share a bathroom […]

Education

Where Massachusetts Colleges Placed in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Picking a college is tough in a good year, when going off to college at the very least means fully enjoying the undergrad experience in […]

City Life

BU’s COVID-Era Message to Students This Year: “F*ck It Won’t Cut It”

Unless things change in the next few short weeks, thousands of potentially COVID-infected undergrads are headed to Boston this fall. You can plan all you […]

City Life

Would You Take Weekly COVID Tests to Go to College?

Just picture it: You’re a bright-eyed college freshman, showing up at one of the Boston area’s elite academic institutions and enjoying the enormous boost at […]

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A Boston University Student Is Suing the School for a Refund

While local universities are doing their best to finish out the school year from a distance, it’s no secret that virtual classes are a poor […]

City Life

A River Runs Through Us: Boston vs. Cambridge

Edited by Brittany Jasnoff Read a note from Editor Chris Vogel about the April issue of Boston magazine here.  When was the last time you […]

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My Lunch with the Hunger Striker Who Took on Charlie Baker

What’s the best way to get Gov. Charlie Baker’s attention? Depending on who you are, it might be by telling the state’s head honcho that […]

Arts & Entertainment

18 Ways to Get the Most out of College Town USA

Extracurriculars for All You don’t need a student ID to take advantage of these campus amenities. By Angela Athena Mats Planetarium Framingham State University On […]

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Finding CTE in Living People? BU Just Got Closer to Doing It

A major, promising step forward has just been announced in the study of CTE, the disease that wreaks havoc on the brains of former NFL […]

City Life

Harvard, MIT, BU Helped Get Us That Black Hole Photo

Brainiacs in our backyard brought us Earth-shaking news about the possibility of alien spacecraft streaking through our solar system, or communicating with life beyond the […]

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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 […]

Education

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, […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the winner of a Democratic Congressional primary in New York, reacts while talking to the media, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in New York. Ocasio-Cortez, 28, upset U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in Tuesday's election. (
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Boston University Graduate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Pulls Off Stunning Upset in Democratic Primary

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Boston University graduate, shocked the political establishment on Tuesday night by scoring a double-digit victory over 10-term Rep. Joe Crowley in […]

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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 […]