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For Local College Students, Small Tuition Increases Can Be an Enormous Factor
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Just over two years ago, Shirley Eisenberger received an email that made all of her wildest dreams come true – she was accepted to her dream school: Boston University.

She had spent the past four years of high school working diligently to achieve superb test scores, a high GPA, and an impressive collection of extracurriculars. In fact, her application was so stellar that she received a Presidential Scholarship, an award that BU says is given to “approximately five percent of our incoming freshmen who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement.” But just over a year later, all of those achievements may not be enough to keep her dream in Boston alive.  More

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Hidden Gems: 10 of Dorchester’s Lesser Known Dining Spots
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What has Dorchester given us? Well, Whitey Bulger, the Wahlbergs, Herb Chambers, and Mayor Marty Walsh for starters. Take the good with the bad there, but essentially all of Boston’s royalty hails from Dot.

One thing we can all agree on is that Dorchester’s food is very, very good. The city’s largest neighborhood is diverse, which offers the opportunity to grab some great options that you can’t seem to find within such close proximity anywhere else.

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Johnny Depp’s Whitey Bulger Is Pure Terror in ‘Black Mass’ Trailer
Movies

Yesterday, we got the first look at promotional stills from the upcoming Whitey Bulger film Black Mass, featuring Johnny Depp as the notorious Boston gangster at the height of his reign yesterday. A dead body, the city skyline, and Bulger’s ominous glare, those photos were pretty scary stuff.  But now it’s time for the trailer, which is at least 20-times more terrifying. More