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Arts & Entertainment

Why I’m Ready to Break Up With Summer

I’m happy it’s about to be summer. Peaches are in season, and I can constantly wear shorts—a big win all around because, to be frank, […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Interview: CNN Anchor and Correspondent Audie Cornish 

In January, longtime All Things Considered host Audie Cornish shocked fans when she announced she was leaving NPR to join CNN+. Just four months later, […]

City Life

40 Local Leaders Share Their Favorite Places in Boston

Edited by Andrea Timpano Reporting by Spencer Buell, Colbi Edmonds, Catherine Elton, Erin Kayata, Ann Matica, John Spooner, John Terhune, and Lisa Weidenfeld Stéphane Bancel […]

City Life

The Two Best Universities in the World Are Still in Boston, the Latest Rankings Say

Want your college experience to include license to shout from the Ivy draped rooftops We’re the best in the whole wide world! (or even We’re […]

Education

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 […]

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 […]

Education

The New Look of Boston’s Higher Education Institutions

Regular COVID-19 tests, online classes, socially distanced dorms—this fall, students, parents, faculty, and administrators will experience college literally like never before. But what will going […]

Education

Is UMass’s Marty Meehan Boston’s New King of Clubs?

It’s Thursday night at the University of Massachusetts Club, and I’m drinking a glass of Cloudy Bay sauvignon blanc by the elevator when I spot […]

City Life

It’s Time for College Athletes to Start Getting Paid

These days, it seems like anyone with a significant social media following can score a brand endorsement, regardless of talent or experience. So it’s hard […]

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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Education

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 […]

City Life

Someone Called the Police on a Black UMass Amherst Employee for No Reason

In what he believes is yet another case of unnecessary calls to police to racial profiling, a longtime UMass Amherst employee says he was confronted […]

Education

UMass Tuition Is Going Up Again in 2018

Students at UMass will have to dig a little deeper for the 2018-2019 school year after the university system decided once again to raise tuition. Board members […]

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Education

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 […]

City Life

UMass Amherst Rioted after the Super Bowl, Again

Win or lose, you can always count on things getting interesting at UMass Amherst after the Super Bowl, and the Patriots’ heartbreaker last night was […]