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Simmons College’s Proposal to Cut Courses Proves Unpopular

Simmons College’s Proposal to Cut Courses Proves Unpopular

The opportunity to attend smaller classes where students aren’t just numbers in an arena is one of the most appealing aspects of attending a college, rather than a major university. But as the recession continues, the effects are devastating the smaller academic institutions that focus on providing students with a low teacher to student ratio. […]

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Harvard’s Endowment Plunges 27 Percent

Filed in Local News, University News by on September 10, 2009 0 Comments
Harvard’s Endowment Plunges 27 Percent

Nothing is safe from the economic fallout of the current recession. That point was made vociferously today with the announcement by Harvard University that the school’s endowment plunged 27.3 percent this past year, a loss of about $11 billion dollars. Harvard’s endowment—still, by a ridiculous margin, the largest in the country—now sits at around $26 […]

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The Boston Globe: Gone with the Wind?

Filed in Local News, Politics by on June 14, 2009 2 Comments
The Boston Globe: Gone with the Wind?

What’s that in the sky? It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Wait! —It’s the Boston Globe blowing in the wind! The Boston Globe may be blown away forever. Is America becoming a civilization, Gone with the Wind?

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