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Muzzles on campus

Sticks and stones might break your bones, but on college campuses in the Northeast, words can get you expelled.
The 15th Annual Muzzle Awards, student edition
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  July 13, 2012
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Heavy burden

In 2012, collections on homes, buildings, and private infrastructure will feed more than 65 percent of Boston's $2.4 billion budget.
More than any other city on the East Coast, Boston is addicted to property taxes. Could the Hub be hitting a crippling tax-levy ceiling soon?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 19, 2011

Rethinking liberal arts in the digital age

They didn't teach genderfuck, iteration, or micropolitics when I was in college. But times have changed.
Liberal Arts is due for an update
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 24, 2009