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Harvard, which had opposed the union, promised to improve student working conditions.
Advocates say students at the UMass system's only majority-minority campus should not be forced to compete with UMass Amherst peers as a result of the flagship's purchase of Mount Ida's...
There are 28 Boston schools playing host to what are called "acceleration academies," where some students and teachers have given up their February and April vacations to get ahead.
The Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill supporters are calling a student loan bill of rights.
Marty Meehan feels confident that UMass Boston is headed back toward financial stability — but he says that process can't be allowed to interfere with sensible expansion on the other...
After being charged with aggravated rape, Samson Donick pleaded guilty to lesser charges after the victim said she would not testify.
After learning that Mount Ida College would merge with the University of Massachusetts system, many students are still not sure what it means for their futures.
Beacon Hill budget negotiations have turned a spotlight on the complexities of budgeting — and operating — drug recovery schools.
In Massachusetts, minorities made up about 35 percent of public school enrollment in 2017. For teaching staff that number was about 8 percent, a figure that has barely moved since...
Students in good standing at the small liberal arts college will receive automatic admittance to UMass Dartmouth. As part of the deal, UMass Amherst will also acquire Mount Ida's campus...
The song hearkened back to Harvard's beginnings in Puritan Boston almost 400 years ago. That's arguably not the note to sound if you're hoping to project 21st-century values like diversity....
The 11-member board hopes its rare move to take an official stance on policy proposals will send a message to other states.
Archbishop of Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley lent his voice over the weekend to the chorus of anti-gun violence protesters at the March for Our Lives.
Tens of thousands of people took part in Boston's march Saturday as part of a national movement for gun control, with students at the front -- leaving adults to look...
The Boston demonstration against gun violence was among hundreds of youth-led protests taking place across the U.S. Saturday.
A new WBUR poll finds that 73 percent of Massachusetts voters support students' recent activism calling for stricter gun laws.
Speaking at the Kennedy School, the students say the impact their activism has made on the national conversation about gun laws is not lost on them.
Boston-area student-activists lobbying for gun control acknowledge an inconvenient feature of the debate: There isn’t just one “gun problem” facing young people in America.
The merger of Wheelock College and Boston University will result in 111 job losses, the university said Thursday.
After meeting with legislators at the State House Wednesday, hundreds of Massachusetts teenagers are now waiting to see if their calls for stricter gun laws will lead to action.