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Four Local Teams Still Skating In NCAA Hockey Tournament

BOSTON (CBS) - The bracket is set for the NCAA Men’s College Hockey Tournament, and four local teams will be looking to finish the season in the Bay State when the Frozen Four comes to the TD Garden. 564 more words

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Resurrecting the Woolly Mammoth: The Genetic Age

A storm is coming; an ice storm, through which mammoths may once again roam and rumble.  For some years now scientists have toiled through a multitude of milestones, with the ultimate goal of bringing the beast of the Paleolithic; the Woolly Mammoth back to life. 1,245 more words
Science & Evolution

Formerly Homeless Veteran Alicia Watkins Now a Student at Harvard University

Alicia Watkins is a retired Air Force staff sergeant who proudly served in Iraq and Afghanistan. She risked her life for the freedom of others, survived the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, and watched her colleagues die. 439 more words

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Pointe-Claire brothers make their NHL debuts

Two Harvard University trained brothers who hail from Pointe-Claire both recently achieved their hockey dream of playing in the National Hockey League.

Danny Biega, 23, was called up by the injury-plagued Carolina Hurricanes in time to face the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre last Thursday, when he played just over 14 minutes. 715 more words

West Island Gazette

Universities in the Marketplace

Derek Bok

According to Bok, universities share on characteristic with compulsive gamblers and exiled royalty; there is never enough money to satisfy their desires. Faculty and students are forever developing new interests and ambitions. 401 more words

Social Commentary

Snake Eyes

It’s been a while since I last made a post here – with much water under many bridges, from a jaunt across America, from Butte to New York, a month in Europe, and back.  911 more words

Taylor Swift, Microsoft Preemptively Buy Up Porn Site Domain Names

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Singer and New York City Global Welcome Ambassador Taylor Swift, Microsoft Corp. Harvard University are among those buying up .porn and .adult Web suffixes as a pre-emptive move before those domain names become available this summer. 170 more words

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