Engaging hearts and minds on Facebook

It was way past my bed­time. Sunday night, hours after we’d all learned of the hor­rific shoot­ings in Orlando, I should’ve been asleep, but I was in bed thumbing away at […]

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Meet Boston’s new crop of cool startups

Three ven­tures with ties to North­eastern Uni­ver­sity have food and bev­er­ages on the brain. Gian­marco Di Pino and Nikhilesh More were hunting for authentic and afford­able food from Italy and […]

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A hate crime and a terrorist act

We have wit­nessed other recent mass killings based on hate, including Dylann Roof’s slaying of nine black church­goers in Charleston and Wade Michael Page’s shooting of six people at a […]

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A new approach to dementia care

Researchers and nursing home leaders not involved in the study said the find­ings, while based on a small number of nursing homes, are encour­aging. They noted, how­ever, the nursing homes […]

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Keeping teen moms in school

Last year, roughly 700 teenage moms across the Com­mon­wealth left high school. The con­se­quence of not ensuring they make it to grad­u­a­tion day is far-​​​​reaching for them, for their new […]

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Trump is used as cautionary tale at commencements

Kerry, the sec­re­tary of state, made his own Trump-​​​​related crack in his com­mence­ment address at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity. “You are the most diverse class in Northeastern’s his­tory — in other words, […]

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