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Sumner Redstone Donates to Harvard for Public Service

Filed in Business, University College Life by on April 27, 2010 0 Comments
Sumner Redstone Donates to Harvard for Public Service

Media Mogul Sumner Redstone donated $1 million to Harvard to establish fellowships in the area of public service.  Motivated by John F. Kennedy’s call to service work Redstone hopes to foster a desire toward public service for Harvard Students.  Redstone is both a Harvard and Harvard Law graduate.  He also gave half a million to […]

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MIT Welcomes President Obama’s Symbolic Visit

Filed in Business, University College Life by on October 22, 2009 0 Comments
MIT Welcomes President Obama’s Symbolic Visit

Excitement is gathering for President Obama’s visit to MIT tomorrow.  The event was a bit of a surprise but according to MIT’s Kirk Kolenbrander: “President Obama and President Hockfield both believe that the leading minds in science and technology must bring their talent squarely to bear on creating transformational energy solutions,” Kolenbrander wrote. “We are […]

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The Tall Ships are Coming, The Tall Ships are Coming!

The Tall Ships are Coming, The Tall Ships are Coming!

The USS Constitution may not be participating in the Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009 but we are proud to have it sitting at the piers near the wonderful ships that are visiting the Boston Area for SailBoston. SailBoston hosts 40 plus ships at various piers in the area.  The ones open to the public will […]

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Harvard and Cambridge Rocked by Shooting

Filed in University College Life by on May 20, 2009 0 Comments
Harvard and Cambridge Rocked by Shooting

According to the Associated Press, a man identified as Justin Cosby was shot in the stomach while standing in the stairway of a Harvard Dorm Monday afternoon . He died yesterday morning at Beth Israel.

The details of this incident are still being investigated. Mr. Cosby was not a student at Harvard which was even more confusing.

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