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You’ll be POed at yourself if you miss “Urinetown” at Babson

The Empty Space Theatre presents “Urinetown” at Babson College’s Carling-Sorenson Theater on Oct. 30-Nov 1 at 8pm in Wellesley. The summary: “Imagine a dystopian world where water is so scarce the population has to ‘pay to pee.’ Join TEST for this comedic romp with its outrageous perspective and wickedly modern wit, an irreverent satire that has […]

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Wellesley colleges crank out the tuition calculators

Wellesley College is touting its new and improved My inTuition calculator to determine how much it will cost to attend the private women’s institution. The school trumpeted the free tool a year ago too, and the calculator still promises to give you the info based on answered just 6 questions, but now also breaks out data on family […]

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Big bunny: Babson Players to present “Harvey”

The Babson Players will perform “Harvey,” a 1944 play about a man and his big invisible rabbit friend for which Mary Chase received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It has been adapted for film and television several times, most notably in a 1950 film starring James Stewart. Babson’s rendition will take place Oct. 16-18 at […]

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Babson alums ranked least dateable by matchmaking service

                  Babson College in Wellesley regularly racks up awards for being among the best schools with entrepreneurship programs, and earlier this year, for being a great value school. But Babson’s latest #1 ranking is of a more dubious nature: least dateable alumni. The Dating Ring, a Facebook-attached online […]

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Cocek! Brass Band at Babson one night only

BabsonARTS presents Cocek! Brass Band in a special one night only concert merging old and new Balkan brass music on October 8 (8 – 10pm) at Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Tickets are $15 and $5 for students. For more information visit babsonarts.org or http://www.eventbrite.com/o/babsonarts-6049903943 Cocek! Brass Band is the brainchild of trumpet player Sam Dechenne.  The band performs original music […]

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Brooke Adams, Tony Shalhoub performing in Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson

Husband and wife Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams, a pair of accomplished movie/TV/stage actors, will perform next month at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s rendition of Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson College’s Sorenson Center for the Arts. Performances take place Nov. 18-23, with ticket prices ranging from $30-$80 (some discounts available). You might recognize Shalhoub from […]

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Babson 5K road race on Oct. 18 to benefit Habitat for Humanity

Babson College will be hosting its 12th annual Cruickshank Race for Shelter 5K on Saturday October 18th at 10am. The proceeds benefit the local Habitat for Humanity. You can participate by running the race by yourself or with a  group of friends. More than 200 people took part last year. If interested, please register here: $20 for […]

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Running for good causes in Wellesley

Babson College and MassBay Community College in Wellesley have each held 5K road races this month, both raising money for worthy causes. Two weeks ago, Babson hosted the Babson Runs for Rett race, which traversed the Babson and Olin campuses, with a good steep run up Wellesley Avenue at the finish. The race, held during […]

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Comedian Bob Marley at Babson Friday night; Road race on Saturday

If you see more activity than usual around Babson College this weekend that’s because it’s the school’s homecoming and reunion weekend. While the activities are mainly for the Babson crowd, the public is also invited to join in some of the fun, including a comedy show Friday night (Sept. 19) at 930-10:30pm under a big […]

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Money magazine ranks Babson #1 college for your money in America

Babson College in Wellesley gives you the most bang for your buck out of 1,500 four-year colleges examined by Money magazine in its new ranking of the nation’s top schools. The ranking takes into consideration 17 factors such as education quality, alumni earnings and affordability. Babson’s focus on business/entrepreneurship helped its ranking significantly. Money says […]

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