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Boston Students Seek Adventure — And Growth — In 3 Weeks At Sea
Fifteen students from the Boston Day And Evening Academy recently left Boston aboard the schooner Roseway, for three weeks of studying climate change and the ocean as they sail to Nova Scotia. For many students, the trip represents the biggest adventure they've ever embarked on.
Some Mass. Colleges Move To Cover Extra Costs Of A Degree For Poorer Students
Low-income and first-generation students often have difficulty affording extra costs associated with attending college -- even with full scholarships. Some schools are working to give them the same opportunities as wealthier students.
Citing Safety, MIT Disbands Its Oldest, Oddest Dorm
Residents say Senior House's culture of care and free expression attracted large LGBT and minority populations, as well as lots of students who might not normally thrive at MIT. But administrators have decided its freewheeling attitude came with unacceptable risks.