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Massachusetts gubernatorial Republican candidate Charlie Baker and Democratic candidate Martha Coakley answer questions at the WGBH News/Boston Globe debate. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gubernatorial candidates face off in heated debate

The two leading candidates for Massachusetts governor — Republican candidate Charlie Baker and Democratic candidate Martha […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University has launched a website that showcases research of BU professors. SCREENSHOT VIA BU.EDU/RESEARCH

BU launches research website, focuses on presentation to public

Boston University announced the launch of a new website Monday that focuses on presenting professor’s research […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, seen here with Boston University President Robert Brown, ensures that new rules will be put into place to deal with sexual assault on college campuses. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Federal rules to promote campus safety, security

The U.S. Department of Education published a federal rule Monday, implementing changes to the Jeanne Clery […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
If Boston hosts the 2024 Olympic Games, the City would need to go through three phases to meet certain criteria proving that the city can handle the large-scale event, including improvements to existing venues and infrastructure. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayor Walsh, public officials meet to plan for potential Olympics bid

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and members of the Boston legislative delegation looked at proposals and plans […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The Boston University Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering at 143 and 145 Bay State Road Tuesday morning. PHOTO BY MINA CORPUZ/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUPD investigates breaking, entering on Bay State Road

The Boston University Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering that occurred at 145 and […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson and Boston University Professor and New York Times columnist David Carr talk about the future of media Monday at Tsai Performance Center. PHOTO BY SARAH FISHER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Jill Abramson, David Carr converse about future of media

Following her sudden dismissal as executive editor of The New York Times in May, Jill Abramson, […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Boston University Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore begins Monday’s Student Government meeting by addressing the Senate on sexual assault prevention and response, and other issues on campus pertaining to women. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SG unanimously creates committee to address sexual assault

The Boston University Student Government Senate unanimously passed a resolution Monday to begin a temporary committee […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News

Boston City Council addresses issues of community stability, neighborhood preservation

Boston City Council gathered Monday for a hearing to address the issues of displacement, community stability […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Boston City Council’s Committee on Health, Women, Families and Communities held a public hearing Wednesday to discuss the apparent lack of healthy food at Boston Public Schools and lack of food banks for low-income families. PHOTO BY GABI ARRIAGA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston City Council deliberate food insecurity and its impact

Boston City Council gathered Monday at City Hall to address unavailability of healthy food options for […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published Thursday suggests that private student loan lenders are less reliable than federal lenders. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student loan report shows complaints, problems with private lenders

Due to a lack of alternatives and little information about private loans, there was a 38 […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News