Mass. unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent

The state’s economy is still on the growth path,” said Alan Clayton-​​​​Matthews, an eco­nomics pro­fessor at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity. “It appears that the labor market is still improving. … Many states […]

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State should revive US history requirement

A basic pur­pose of Amer­ican public edu­ca­tion is to teach stu­dents how to exer­cise the rights and respon­si­bil­i­ties asso­ci­ated with active cit­i­zen­ship in a democ­racy, but national testing shows that […]

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Sounds of a feeding frenzy

Each autumn night below the sur­face of the Gulf of Maine, a feeding frenzy takes place. It’s occurred for eons, but until just recently, human observers had little idea what […]

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Kerry to give Northeastern commencement address

Sec­re­tary of State John F. Kerry will be North­eastern University’s com­mence­ment speaker this spring, the school announced Monday. North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph Aoun said on Twitter that he was “Proud to […]

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