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Stop MBTA from defrauding customers with train countdown clocks’ daily lies

Stop MBTA from defrauding customers with train countdown clocks’ daily lies

Customers pay to enter a T station to take a train based on MBTA train estimates, and the state has had more than a year to make those estimates accurate.

Not all of core faculty at Lesley University support push for unionization with SEIU

Not all of core faculty at Lesley University  support push for unionization with SEIU

Thirty-eight Lesley instructors say they are concerned that the current media discussion profiles only a small percentage of core faculty members, several with limited experience at the university.

Whatever reason, plagiarism is no better for administrators than it is for students

Whatever reason, plagiarism is no better for administrators than it is for students

A Cambridge assistant superintendent crossed a line recently and acknowledged it, although an attempted correction of the situation leaves something to be desired.

Three things to do to keep late-night T, knowing one year of test wasn’t enough

Three things to do to keep late-night T, knowing one year of test wasn’t enough

In less than a month the MBTA will make a recommendation to the state for keeping or ending late-night T service, which is just wrapping up a year’s test (and, delightfully, got an extension to June 19).

Please, please let there be more snow. (One Cantabrigian’s plea for meaning)

Please, please let there be more snow. (One Cantabrigian’s plea for meaning)

For all that we have contended with – the loss of power, the lack of transportation, the bitter biting cold – we need to ring the bell, we need to reach the top. One hundred and 10 inches of snow sounds like a nice number to notch.

Orchestra thanks Cambridge Trust, CSB, Draper Lab for supporting current season

Orchestra thanks Cambridge Trust, CSB, Draper Lab for supporting current season

Heartfelt thanks to Cambridge Trust Co., Cambridge Savings Bank and Draper Laboratory for their recent financial support for the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, providing a patchwork of support that enables the CSO to continue serving the community.

Come out Monday and explain to MBTA why we need permanent late-night transit

Come out Monday and explain to MBTA why we need permanent late-night transit

It would be terrible to lose the most concrete improvement in mass transit service in years: real late-night weekend service.

Law enforcement should protect, serve communities by fighting ordinary crime

Law enforcement should protect, serve communities by fighting ordinary crime

True, the ACLU did not single out Cambridge in a report on police militarization in the Commonwealth. This does not mean Cambridge has no cause for concern.

Arranged marriages, child bride tradition changing too slowly around the world

Arranged marriages, child bride tradition changing too slowly around the world

Throughout the world, 14 million girls are married by force before they turn 18. Abolishing this practice will not happen overnight, but minds are evolving, even in the communities most affected.

To reform MBTA, stop its outsourcing, stop charging when service is canceled

To reform MBTA, stop its outsourcing, stop charging when service is canceled

The weather and MBTA chief Beverly Scott’s honesty have revealed the agency’s corruption and dysfunction.

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