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Census Bureau seeks out students’ participation in 2010 survey

Every 10 years, the United States takes a snapshot of its population by sending a survey to every household in the country. Mandated by the Constitution, the census not only provides statistics and demographics, but also sets the course for the allocations of billions of dollars to cities and towns across the country.

by · March 4, 2010 · 0 comments · City, National, News

University of California students protest tuition hikes

“Tomorrow is the day.”

This was the first line in mass email sent to University of California-Santa Cruz students by the UCSC Strike Committee on Wednesday.

by · March 4, 2010 · 0 comments · National, News

UC students protest tuition hike

“Tomorrow is the day.”

This was the first line in a mass email sent to University of California-Santa Cruz students by the UCSC Strike Committee on Wednesday.

by · March 3, 2010 · 0 comments · National, News

Alleged UAH shooter previously involved in two area incidents

A female faculty member allegedly killed three of her colleagues on the campus of the University of Alabama in Huntsville Friday afternoon after being denied tenure.

by · February 16, 2010 · 0 comments · National, News

Three dead in faculty shooting at U. of Alabama in Huntsville

A female faculty member allegedly killed three of her colleagues on the campus of the University of Alabama in Huntsville Friday afternoon.

by · February 12, 2010 · 0 comments · National, News

Obama proposes debt relief for students

Full-time tuition at Boston University is $37,910, and though many students receive some type of financial aid, for most, the cost of college leaves financial strain that takes many years to pay off.

by · February 8, 2010 · 0 comments · City, National, News

Americans uninformed about politics, poll shows

A January Pew Research Center poll showed that less than 60 percent of Americans could correctly answer questions about American politics.

by · February 8, 2010 · 0 comments · National, News

Globe poll: Coakley 15 points ahead of Brown

A Boston Globe poll released Sunday found that Democrat Martha Coakley is 15 percentage points ahead of Republican opponent Scott Brown in the race for U.S. Senate, contradicting a Rasmussen poll done less than a week ago that showed her leading by only nine.

by · January 11, 2010 · 0 comments · City, National, News, Politics

Coakley escapes fray at final Senate debate before primary

The final debate between the four democratic candidates for Massachusetts’ vacant U.S. Senate seat saw Attorney General Martha Coakley, who has led in recent polls, remain collected and largely unscathed while U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Somerville, and Boston Celtics co-owner Stephen Pagliuca butted heads on issues such as the financial crisis, health care and the war.

by · December 3, 2009 · 0 comments · National, News, Politics

House passes historic health care reform bill

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed its health care reform bill Saturday, marking a hard-fought victory for President Barack Obama’s pledge to provide affordable coverage to all Americans.

by · November 9, 2009 · 0 comments · National, News