News

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense calls family, friends as character witnesses in Tsarnaev trial

Family and friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Monday on the fourth day of defense testimony in [...]

BUPD gets three reports of indecent assault and battery

The Boston University Police Department is urging students to be aware while walking outside after three [...]

Boston University President Robert Brown addresses hundreds of students during the senior breakfast Friday morning. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Meredith Vieira announced as commencement speaker at Senior Breakfast

Boston University President Robert Brown announced during the Senior Breakfast Friday morning in the Metcalf Ballroom [...]

Sports

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Roundup: Softball swept by Bucknell in season finale

The Boston University softball team traveled to Lewisburg, Pennsylvania to take on Bucknell University this weekend. [...]

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Pitching shines in softball’s victory over UMass Lowell

A walk-off single from freshman third baseman Kaitlin Sahlinger gave the Boston University softball team the [...]

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Matt Grzelcyk’s return prompted by more than just unfinished business

When Boston University men’s hockey team junior captain Matt Grzelcyk announced during the team’s annual banquet [...]

Opinion

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EDITORIAL: Rape Culture Thrives on Campus

Due to an egregious oversight, Budweiser’s “Up for Whatever” campaign has come toppling down. As part [...]

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REMILLARD: Do Our White Opinions on Baltimore Matter? Nope.

While scrolling through Facebook yesterday, I was struck by the volume of posts written on the [...]

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NGAI: Changing How Journalism Treats Women

When I first came to BU as a freshman, I thought I was going to become [...]

Features

The Independent Film Festival of Boston concluded Wednesday with a screening of “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: At end, IFFBoston introduces “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”

At one point in “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” the closing film at this [...]

Models show off a line from Ministry of Supply at the Fashion and Retail Association's "Life in Pink" fashion show Saturday at the George Sherman Union Metcalf Ballroom. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student fashion designers hold close, hold fast in casting out cancer

The Boston University Fashion and Retail Association (FAB) painted the town pink Saturday night with a [...]

CityStart, a Boston-based hackathon and boot camp for start-up innovation, will launch May 30. PHOTO BY COLLIERS/WIKIMEDIA

Three week CityStart “boot camp” aims for start-ups without ends

When it kicks off on May 30, CityStart Boston, a hackathon and boot camp aiming to [...]