Mass shooters have killed hundreds of people throughout U.S. history in realms like stores, theaters and workplaces, but it is in schools and colleges where the carnage reverberates perhaps most keenly — places filled with children of tender ages, older students aspiring to new heights and the teachers planting the seeds of knowledge, their journeys all cut short.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The nonprofit working to build a new Northeastern University campus in Portland that would include the B&M Baked Beans building has asked for zoning changes to allow a 16- or 17-story apartment building.
BOSTON (AP) — Three New England universities are finalists in a federal contest to get up to $100 million in pandemic relief funds to rebuild communities.
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo announced 60 finalists Monday for the $1 billion “Build Back Better Regional Challenge,” including the University of Rhode Island, Northeastern University and the University of Maine system.
Boston is joining other communities across the U.S. with large numbers of university students in planning to challenge the results of the once-a-decade head count, saying the 2020 census undercounted the city's students as well as jail inmates and foreign-born residents.
BOSTON (AP) — Northeastern University is investigating an act of antisemitic vandalism that the school's president calls "despicable."
President Joseph Aoun in a message to the campus community posted on the school's website said a Jewish religious symbol known as a mezuzah was desecrated at Northeastern’s Hillel House near the Boston campus.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An iconic baked beans factory that stood for more than 150 years is going to cease production to make way for an institution affiliated with Northeastern University, officials said Monday.
Eight people are dead after an employee opened fire at a San Francisco Bay Area transit agency early Wednesday in San Jose, California. The attacker was identified as 57-year-old Sam Cassidy, according to two law enforcement officials, and the district attorney said Cassidy also killed himself.