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Micha Sabovik, assistant dean of the College of Communication, announced Tuesday that she will be leaving Boston University for Brandeis University. PHOTO COURTESY OF MICHA SABOVIK

College of Communication associate dean to take position at Brandeis University

Micha Sabovik, assistant dean of student and career services at Boston University’s College of Communication, announced [...]

Boston resident Joe Kebartas speaks at the Civil Academy class on the Age-Friendly Boston Initiative at Faneuil Hall Saturday. PHOTO BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Civil Academy discusses city issues concerning Boston’s elderly

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and the city’s Elderly Affairs Commission hosted a Civil Academy class Saturday [...]

Forty percent of students use social media as their primary method of contacting university tutors and lecturers, according to a study published Thursday by Jisc. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students use social media to stay in contact with tutors, instructors

Upwards of 40 percent of university students use social media to stay in touch with university [...]

Sports

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No. 7 women’s hockey advances to Hockey East semifinals with sweep over Vermont

The No. 7 Boston University women’s hockey team earned its eighth consecutive trip to the Hockey [...]

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Turnovers plague men’s basketball as it falls to Holy Cross in regular season finale

The College of the Holy Cross spoiled the Boston University men’s basketball team’s hopes earning a [...]

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Men’s lacrosse nabs third win of the season in blowout of UVM

Following two frustrating losses, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team got back on the winning track [...]

Opinion

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EDIT: Minimum Security, Less Than Minimum Wage

A man named Anthony Whyte has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department [...]

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RYAN: For Those Strung Out Post-“House of Cards”

It may seem that our politicians live in a world all their own, but they actually [...]

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EDIT: The Wrong Side of History

The “Free Exercise Clause” of the U.S. Constitution states that the U.S. Congress can’t “prohibit the [...]

Features

Ava Gaudet will star in Queen Boudicca: A Metal Opera Saturday at the Berklee Performance Center. PHOTO COURTESY OF AVA GAUDET

Berklee’s heavy metal opera swaps tux tails for death wails

For the first time in centuries, the Celtic Carnyx War trumpet will sound from the stage [...]

Oh Malô performed for The Takeover: 2nd Edition at the House of Blues Thursday night. PHOTO COURTESY OF FRITZ ROSS PRODUCTIONS

REVIEW: Local acts’ energy overtakes “Takeover”

You know that warm, fuzzy feeling that you get when you see a band that completely [...]

Will Smith (right) and Margot Robbie star as Nicky and Jess in “Focus,” released Friday. PHOTO FROM WARNER BROS. PICTURES

REVIEW: Tricky “Focus” too heavy on cons

A lecherous drunk at a hotel bar relentlessly goes after a beautiful blonde woman. She escapes [...]