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  • Expand Job Corps to prevent Freddie Grays

    Expand Job Corps to prevent Freddie Grays
    Events in Baltimore remind us that the dropout-to-prison pipeline costs us all. What most of us don't realize is how much it costs: trillions of dollars in uncollected taxes and unearned income that never enters the economy. A 2010 study by Northeastern University estimates the loss in unpaid taxes over a single dropout's lifetime at $250,000.
  • Film students, professors say state should keep tax credit

    Film students and professors from more than a dozen colleges and universities in Massachusetts came to the Statehouse Monday to urge lawmakers to keep the state's film tax credit, saying helps boost their job prospects. Gov. Charlie Baker has called...

    University study involving hamsters and steroids criticized

    Animal rights activists say Northeastern University lab researchers are pitting steroid-injected hamsters against undrugged ones to study aggression. In a complaint released this week, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals argues that the...

    Wilmette salesman leaves corporate world to host sailboat racing

    Wilmette salesman leaves corporate world to host sailboat racing
    Paul Schulz spent two decades working in high-tech marketing sales. Ryan Weber held positions at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and in information technology sales. But both Schulz and Weber have an immense passion for sailboat racing, which is why...

    Youth sports' training, recruiting radically transforms with technology

    Youth sports' training, recruiting radically transforms with technology
    As a young man growing up in Canada, Peter Cookson practiced and competed as a rower the old-fashioned way — out on a lake, his coach the sole guide to what he was doing right and wrong. Watching his teenage daughter Madelaine participate in...