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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday that the city will host GIFT Box, an exhibit to raise awareness and educate visitors about human trafficking. PHOTO FROM GIFT BOX

Walk-in exhibit to raise awareness for human trafficking

The City of Boston and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh will be hosting GIFT Box, a walk-in […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced new legislation to change aspects of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Wednesday. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gov. Baker introduces legislation for MBTA reforms

Following the release of a report on April 8 in which Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker made […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
David King, an acute care surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, testified Thursday in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev walked through the door of Courtroom 9 in the John Joseph Moakley United […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University Center for English Language and Orientation Programs lecturers unionized with Service Employees International Union 509 Wednesday. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

CELOP lecturers unionize, join BU adjuncts

Part-time lecturers at Boston University’s Center for English Language and Orientation Programs, a center for English […]

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The parents of Anthony Barksdale II, a Boston University student who died from overdrinking in 2013, filed charges April 17 for wrongful death against Sigma Alpha Mu and four Boston University graduates who lived in the apartment where he died. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Parents of Anthony Barksdale II file complaint against BU graduates, national organization

The parents of Anthony Barksdale II, a freshman in Boston University’s College of Engineering who died […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Urban revitalization specialist Majora Carter speaks at “Home(town) Security: A Talk About Urban Revitalization and Sustainability” in the George Sherman Union Thursday, the second panel hosted by the Board of Trustees Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Urban revitalization specialist talks about community projects, development

Majora Carter, an urban revitalization specialist and Peabody Award-winning public radio host, spoke at Boston University […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights began holding open office hours Wednesday for the Boston University community to provide information for the department to review BU’s Title IX policies. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Open office hours for Title IX investigation begin

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights began holding open office hours Wednesday for […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Family members of Lu Lingzi, who died in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, spoke Wednesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in the sentencing phase of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. PHOTO COURTESY OF MENGHAN HU

Testimony turns to Collier, Lingzi

The prosecution continued to call witnesses Wednesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in […]

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Bay State Repeal announced Friday that it filed the first ballot initiative to allow the lawful sale, possession and use of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts. PHOTO BY PRENSA/FLICKR

Advocacy group submits draft petition legalizing marijuana sales

Bay State Repeal, a local advocacy group working for the repeal of cannabis prohibition in Massachusetts, […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
A study published Monday by Bankrate found that millennials feel more confident about handling their finances than other age groups. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Millennials feel financially secure compared to other generations, survey finds

Employed millennials, those who are between the ages of 18 and 29, feel better off financially […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News