Public transportation can be a ride out of poverty

In Mass­a­chu­setts, a survey of Latinos in low-​​​​income areas by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity found that lim­ited public trans­porta­tion adversely affected finances, job choices, and ability to get to health care appointments. […]

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Is it worth reading the comment section?

For Joseph M. Reagle Jr., a com­mu­ni­ca­tions studies pro­fessor at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, the matter is not so cut-​​​​and-​​​​dry. Reagle sees Internet com­men­tary — the short, reac­tive state­ments by users under […]

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Northeastern to turn city park into athletics complex

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity will spend $26 mil­lion to trans­form a run­down city-​​​​owned park into a state-​​​​of-​​​​the-​​​​art intra­mural ath­letics com­plex that the school will share with the public and youth sports leagues. The […]

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Another role for colleges: Archivist

The uni­ver­sity as archivist is a notion as old as uni­ver­si­ties them­selves, yet this role is rarely what we talk about when we talk about col­lege today. It’s far away […]

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A shift in the waterfront tower wars

This abrupt turn for Harbor Towers is likely to end in one of two ways: Either they end up assenting to a sig­nif­i­cant rede­vel­op­ment of the Harbor Garage, or they […]

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