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Ty Allen, 20, of Boston, holds up a sign at a peaceful protest against the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston residents, U.S. officials react to Ferguson grand jury decision

Following the Monday evening release of the St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not indict Ferguson […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, National, News
Boston University administration announced plans to introduce online sexual misconduct training through a portal on Blackboard Learn for faculty, staff and students on Friday.  PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU announces sexual misconduct education program for faculty, staff, students

With the U.S. Department of Education’s ongoing investigation of Boston University for mishandling sexual assault complaints, […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Members of the Boston University community sent a letter to BU President Robert Brown expressing concern with the City’s construction plans on Commonwealth Avenue, which would narrow the sidewalks to make more room for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Green Line. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU faculty, students send letter to President Robert Brown about Commonwealth Avenue construction plans

Six members of the Boston University community sent a letter to BU President Robert Brown, expressing […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Six Boston companies were selected at PitchBoston to have their 20-second videos highlight their company debuted at District Hall in Boston’s Innovation District for the next six months. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston startups to display videos on billboard in District Hall

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh hosted representatives from Greater Boston area startups at City Hall on Thursday […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
An estimated 1,200 jobs were added in the month of October, however, the unemployment rate remains at 6 percent, according to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass. adds approximately 1,200 jobs in October

Although the Massachusetts unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6 percent in October, the Commonwealth saw an […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Students who participate in internships during college are more likely to get a full-time job after graduation, according to a Thursday survey conducted by Gallup and Purdue University. PHOTO VIA FLAZINGO.COM

College internships may lead to better chances of employment after graduation, survey finds

Participating in internships during college can have a significant effect on a student’s ability to land […]

by · November 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Campus, News
Brian LeMay, president of the Bostonian Society, speaks after the restored statues are revealed at the Old State House. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Old State House statues reinstalled, time capsule unveiled

Approximately 50 people crowded in front of the Old State House Sunday morning to observe the […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A Thursday report by the National Survey of Student Engagement said that college selectivity or competitiveness does not have a large effect on students’ academic experiences. PHOTO VIA COLLEGEDEGREES360

College selectivity does not correlate with academic experience, study finds

Students can have a strong academic experience at their college or university despite the selectivity ranking […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Bethany Saul, a May 2014 graduate from the College of Arts and Sciences, is hoping to make it to the weekend of Rhodes Scholarship interviews. PHOTO COURTESY OF BETHANY SAUL

Weather impedes recent grad’s Rhodes Scholarship interview plans

Boston University 2014 graduate Bethany Saul might be unable to get to New York on time […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Research released Monday by the Institute of International Education suggests that the number of students studying in foreign countries is at an all-time high. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Record highs for international student enrollment, study abroad

The number of international students in the United States and American students studying abroad is at […]

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