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Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died Thursday at age 71 due to advanced cancer. He was also the co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Thomas Menino, former Boston mayor, has died at age 71

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
In light of cases of stolen information from credit cards, Boston University Police Department advises students to be wary of their purchases. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY AMELIA WELLS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University Police Department sees increase in credit card fraud, theft

Boston University Police Department is aiding U.S. Secret Service investigators with increased reports of stolen credit […]

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Boston University workers gather at the Holiday Inn in Brookline Wednesday to vote on a possible workers’ strike after protesting several times this semester for better wages, job contracts and health care. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU workers union vote on strike authorization

With contracts set to expire on Friday and limited time to settle on an agreement, Boston […]

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Noah Friedman (SMG ‘17) and Santiago Beltran (ENG ‘17) explain the expansion of their app, BU Food, at the BU Buzz Entrepreneurial Lab launch Wednesday. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUzz Lab opens to students, provides space for entrepreneurs

BUzz Lab, a new space for entrepreneurs on campus, opened Wednesday night at the Undergraduate Research […]

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Part time BU employees now eligible for health, dental benefits

Part time BU employees now eligible for health, dental benefits

Boston University Human Resources extended health benefits Friday to half-time employees who previously did not receive […]

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A study by the Boston Redevelopment Authority published Monday suggests that the amount and portion of college-educated Bostonians better indicates economic vitality than the number of people that leave the city after college. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Study finds share of educated population more indicative of economic vitality

The number of college-educated people in Boston is a better indicator of economic vitality rather than the […]

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Campus Crime Logs Oct. 20 to Oct. 27

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Oct. 20 […]

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Boston University maintenance workers marched from Marsh Plaza to the BU Administrative Offices on 1 Silber Way Tuesday for the second time this semester to protest for better wages and job contracts. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University workers march for last push for better job contracts

In an effort to put pressure on the university to settle on a new contract by […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
A report published by Catalyst Thursday suggests that women in the science, technology, engineering and math industries face career barriers as a result of a work culture that is unwelcoming to women. GRAPHIC BY ARIELLE PEARL/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Report reveals problems, barriers women face in STEM fields

Women with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics often shy away from STEM jobs because […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Through initiatives by Boston University Student Government including the website TurboVote, 100 more students registered to vote this year than in 2013. GRAPHIC BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

More students register to vote in elections, make use of TurboVote service

In an effort to encourage more Boston University students to participate in the Nov. 4 state […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News