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From Bone Cancer To The NFL, Mark Herzlich's Story

Posted 12.30.2011 | Impact

Mark Herzlich wouldn't let bone cancer dash his dreams of playing pro football. "60 Minutes" shows how this New York Giants linebacker made it from th...

Hayley Miller

Top Harvard Official Rakes In $6.4 Million A Year | Hayley Miller | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top-level college executives are enjoying rising pay packages, often exceeding $1 million annually, even as students are facing ever-hig...

David Moye

Two Charities Benefit From 'View' Co-Host Sherri Shepherd's Aug. 13 Wedding | David Moye | Posted 10.17.2011 | Impact

When Sherri Shepherd, a co-host on the ABC daytime talk show "The View," decided to marry TV writer Lamar Sally earlier this year, they were on the sa...

Cancer Survivor Signs With NFL Team

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

Mark Herzlich, a former All-American linebacker at Boston College and a recent cancer survivor, announced Tuesday morning via Twitter that he will sig...

Preppy Schools Become Even Preppier: Brooks Brothers Launches College Clothing Line

Posted 08.27.2011 | College

In event that seems anti-climatic merely because of its sheer inevitability, Brooks Brothers is now selling college gear to Harvard, Princeton, Cornel...

10 Colleges With The Fewest Cars On Campus

Posted 08.05.2011 | College

Do you go to Georgetown? Odds are, you probably are not driving a car to class, according to US News and World Report's list of colleges with the few...

Great Masters vs. Six-Year-Old's Doodles

Posted 05.27.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) Before beginning to read this article, please look at the images above. Which was drawn by a child and which by a well-known Abstr...

Astoria Characters: The History Buff

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Alfred C. Ronzoni Jr. arrives at the Greater Astoria Historical Society right on the dot. Al, in case you didn't know, is one of the pasta-making Ronzonis.

Boston College Student Stabbed On Campus | James Hinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A Boston College senior from Osterville is in good condition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center after he was stabbed on the university's Chestnut...

Why Are Academics Among the Few Americans Who Can Afford to Retire?

Jane White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jane White

The only thing more frustrating that the media's cluelessness about the retirement crisis are the academics who don't understand the issues at hand, but still happen to be among the few who can retire.

The Most Beautiful College Libraries (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On those nights when you're hunched over your books, over-tired, over-caffeinated and counting down the hours until your paper is due, take a break to...

Resolved: Eating Animals Is Indefensible

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Bruce Friedrich

I've been spending a lot of time discussing the ethics of eating animals with college debate teams; I argue that vegetarianism is an ethical imperative, and my adversaries argue that it's not.

Dewan Woods, Underprivileged Student, Gets Extra College Help From Teachers, Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For Dewan Woods, a young man whose never met his father, and is estranged from his mother, support from his high school teachers has meant a world of ...

Howard Zinn: People's President, American Patriot

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rory O'Connor

Our country lost one of its greatest patriots yesterday, and I lost a friend and longtime role model and inspiration, when historian and activist Howa...

How Haiti, Scott Brown and the Underwear Bomber Can Move Us to Action Rather Than Gloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Brown's victory is not the end of civilization as we know it but it should inspire all Americans to take a careful look at what they've done in rejecting Hope for No.

Hail Flutie: 25th Anniversary Of Doug Flutie's Hail Mary (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Yesterday marked the 25th anniversary of the Hail Flutie game, one of the most memorable moments in the history of college football. The game pitted ...

HuffPost Exclusives: R.E.M. and Cory Chisel, Plus Bruce Hornsby Interview, Big Star Box, Paolo Nutini Live, This Week's New Albums, and more...

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

R.E.M. will be releasing Live At The Olympia, a 39-song, two CD set containing "working rehearsals" from 2007. I was lent a track that captures the band's energy and insightful views.

Of Big and Small Tents: Arlen Specter as a Dem, and the Obama Storm at Notre Dame

Kent Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kent Greenfield

If Church leaders think Obama is a worse invitee than either Rice or Mukasey, then their tent is shaped so as to include those who authorize and defend torture, but to exclude those who support abortion rights.

Loyalty Oath

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Each year during free agency season, sports devotees bemoan the demise of player loyalty. But in sports, no one has ever had any loyalty.

How Tim Russert Got His Start

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Martin Nolan

For more than 30 years, my friendship with Tim was rooted in a shared Irish heritage and similar education, with minimal emphasis on self-expression and more on what Tom Brokaw calls "accountability."

Mukasey's Defense of Professional Irresponsibility

Kent Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kent Greenfield

Att. Gen. Michael Mukasey came to Boston College Law School last Friday and offered a substantive, and deeply troubling, message to our graduates.