A Boston University Student Government member reviews the meeting's agenda Monday night. PHOTO BY BRIGID KING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SG creates task force to rewrite constitution, elects new Senate chair

The Boston University Student Government voted on an amended proposal in their Senate meeting Monday that […]

by · December 1, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Three people were killed and nine were injured in a shootout at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on Friday. PHOTO BY JOHNNY LIU/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Planned Parenthood sees increased security following Colorado shooting

Following a Friday shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado that left three dead and […]

by · December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
An American Council on Education report released Wednesday found that the amount of low-income students enrolled in college since 2008 has decreased. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Report shows decrease in low-income student enrollment nationwide

Despite a sizable increase in awarded financial aid, two- and four-year colleges and universities have seen […]

by · December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The MBTA has banned the use of political ads in stations, starting Monday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA bans political advertisements following controversy

Following the removal of an advertisement created by the Palestine Advocacy Project from the Davis Square […]

by · December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Boston University Florence and Chafetz Hillel House has created a tribute for Ezra Schwartz, a teenager from Sharon who was killed in Israel Nov. 19. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Hillel remembers slain Massachusetts student through action-based service

The Boston University Hillel community is commemorating Ezra Schwartz, a Massachusetts student and resident killed in […]

by · December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke during a grassroots organizing meeting and was joined by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh at Faneuil Hall Sunday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Clinton pushes infrastructure plan, support for workers in Boston

With an endorsement from Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and support from several trade unions, Democratic presidential […]

by · November 30, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University is one of 218 colleges that signed the “American Campuses on Climate Pledge” Nov. 19. PHOTO BY RACHEL MCLEAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU signs sustainability pledge, student leaders visit White House

Boston University joined 218 other universities from around the country Nov. 19 to sign the American […]

by · November 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University Professor Jodi Luber lead a master class at the College of Communication Monday, titled, “Women on Top,” in which she taught women how to navigate male-dominated business environments. PHOTO BY JAKE FRIEDLAND/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Professor, alum advocates for closing gender gap in business

Succeeding in the male-dominated business of entrepreneurship does not necessarily require women to have a traditional […]

by · November 24, 2015 · 2 comments · Campus, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, joined by Boston Police Commissioner William Evans as well as police chiefs and mayors from around New England, hosted the 2015 New England Gun Violence Summit Thursday. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

New England leaders address gun safety, seek to reduce violence

In light of the recent nationwide increase in gun violence, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh met with […]

by · November 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh proposed raising the age to buy tobacco and nicotine products to 21. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston seeks to raise smoking age to 21

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has proposed raising the minimum age for purchasing all tobacco and nicotine […]

by · November 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News