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STUDY: More people completing college

As students at Boston University strive to earn four-year degrees, a new report published Tuesday reveals a slow increase in the national rate of college degree completion. The report, which was conducted by the Lumina Foundation, sought to gauge the rate of degree completion among American college and university students. Nationally, college attainment has increased […]

Funding for schools rising, report suggests

While a report released Monday says state and local funding for higher education is up for the first time since the 2008 recession, Boston University is unlikely to see financial changes because of its status as a private institution. The report, which was issued by the State Higher Education Executive Officers, found state and local funding […]

College costs top financial burden for young adults, study suggests

While a recent report suggests paying for college is the biggest financial concern amongst young people, Boston University students echoed the sentiment that the costs of tuition creates a major challenge for college goers.  The Gallup poll, released Monday, found 21 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds feel paying for college or paying off student loans […]

BU women’s basketball, Kelly Greenberg part ways

Following multiple allegations of bullying from former players, Boston University women’s basketball and head coach Kelly Greenberg have parted ways. BU spokesman Colin Riley confirmed Greenberg’s departure. “Coach Kelly Greenberg told administrators that she is stepping down from her position as BU women’s basketball coach, effective immediately,” Riley said. In an article on ESPN.com published […]

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Spectators cheered on family members at the 24-mile mark just before Kenmore Square.

2014 Marathon brings new joy to Boston community

One year after the bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line killed three and injured more than 260, marathon runners, spectators and other members of the community joined together to celebrate Marathon Monday, while keeping the deceased and injured in their hearts. The Boston community planned a slew of events the week prior to this year’s […]