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Jared Moffat, a field director for Regulate Mass, provides a student with information on voting at the voter registration drive hosted by the BU College Democrats Thursday in the George Sherman Union. PHOTO BY ELLEN CLOUSE/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU College Democrats hosts voter registration drive, advocates youth involvement

“I’ve been meaning to register for vote for three weeks,” Mary Moyer said. Standing in front a table at the George Sherman Union Link, the College of Engineering freshman registered to become a Massachusetts voter. Come November, she will cast her first vote in her life. Moyer is among more than 50 Boston University students who registered to vote with […]

By Sophia Eppolito· · 0 comments · Campus, News
With almost $4 million in campaign funds, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker might be running for re-election in 2018. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Gov. Baker fundraises $4 million for potential 2018 bid

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s campaign account currently has a balance of almost $4 million acquired from fundraising, the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance reported Sept. 16. The report states that Baker’s total bank-reported receipts in the reporting period from Sept. 1 to Sept. 15 amounts to $34,540 from individuals. Donations come mainly from Massachusetts residents, and donations range […]

By Steven Barry· · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has launched an early voting website “Vote Early Boston” as an initiative to make voting more accessible for people who can’t make it to the polls on Election Day.  PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Boston launches early voting website

The City of Boston and Mayor Martin Walsh launched its inaugural early voting website, “Vote Early Boston,” on Monday, which provides information about how residents can vote up to 10 days before Election Day online, according to a press release. The “Vote Early Boston” website provides voters with information about the early voting initiative, which was signed into law by […]

By Maddie Domenichella· · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University President Robert Brown released a statement Monday that the BU Board of Trustees will do its best to divest from the fossil fuels tar and coal. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU should further its efforts to divest, community argues

While the Boston University community is generally pleased that the BU Board of Trustees endorsed two of the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing’s proposals, many said they are not satisfied with the university’s small steps toward fossil fuel divestment. The Board of Trustees released its decisions Tuesday. Instead of rejecting or accepting ACSRI’s recommendation on divestment, the Board of […]

By Anna Whitelaw· · 0 comments · Campus, News
Inspection records raise health concerns on BU dining halls, restaurants

Inspection records raise health concerns on BU dining halls, restaurants

Pink mold inside an ice machine. Dirty cooking equipment. Improperly stored rice from last night. During an inspection last winter, these were among seven health and safety violations that city inspectors found in the Warren Towers dining hall. In fact, according to a Daily Free Press review of Boston Inspectional Services Department’s public data, approximately 40 percent of the time, […]

By Mina Corpuz· · 0 comments · Campus, News
On Monday, Whole Foods Market donated over $30,000 to Boston Public Schools' Countdown to Kindergarten program. PHOTO COURTESY BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Whole Foods donates over $30,000 to kindergarten readiness program

Whole Foods Market donated $31,675 to Boston Public School’s Countdown to Kindergarten  program on Monday, according to a BPS press release. Countdown to Kindergarten, a group within BPS that prepares children for kindergarten, will be using the cash grant to support kindergarten readiness programs, work on kindergarteners’ perfect attendance and promote various family activities, Countdown to Kindergarten Director Sonia Gomez-Banrey […]

By Dave Sebastian· · 0 comments · City, News
Anthea Bhargava (COM ’99) and Kyle Tucker (COM ’07) of NBC’s “The Voice” won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program at Sunday’s ceremony. PHOTO BY ANNALYN KUMAR/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Two COM alumni win Emmys, continue school tradition

When Kyley Tucker was little, she wrote that she wanted to win an Oscar, then she put the note into a time capsule. Although her dream haven’t exactly come true, she got pretty close on Sunday. The Boston University alumna, who graduated from the College of Communication in 2007, was one of two BU Terriers who were recognized an Emmy […]

By Anna Whitelaw· · 0 comments · Campus, News
Campus Crime Logs: Sept. 12 – 19

Campus Crime Logs: Sept. 12 – 19

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from Sept. 15-19. Heroine found in bag in Allston A female student reported on Sept. 15 at 7:36 p.m. that she had picked up the wrong bag at John F. Kennedy Airport. The airline then shipped her a bag to 533 Cambridge St. The bag held two plastic bags […]

By Anna Whitelaw· · 0 comments · Campus, News
The George Sherman Union, along with the Fresh Food Company at Warren Towers, is now open to students until 10 p.m. PHOTO BY ADRIANNA DIAZ/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

GSU extended operation hour to adjust to students’ needs

As dozens of Boston University students studied and ate at the George Sherman Union on a casual Monday evening, many said they appreciated BU Dining Services’ decision to keep some of the GSU facilities open until 10 p.m. on weeknights. While places like Panda Express and BU Cheeseology still close at 8 p.m., students can now get a cup of […]

By Anna Whitelaw· · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University Dining Services has added a new vegan station to the Fresh Food Company at Marciano Commons at 100 Bay State Road. PHOTO BY ALEX MASSET/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Dining expands vegan options

In response to student feedback, Boston University Dining Services upgraded the vegan stations at its three dining halls on campus, introducing several new menu options like “Vegan Your Way.” Now every Tuesday at lunch and Thursday at dinner, students will be able to create their own vegan dish by choosing from a variety of protein, vegetable, starches and sauces. New […]

By Sophia Eppolito· · 0 comments · Campus, News