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More than 100 students attend presidential debate viewing party, hope to be informed

More than 100 students attend presidential debate viewing party, hope to be informed

What is better than free chicken fingers from Raising Cane’s? Try adding a presidential debate viewing party to the mix — that might be what more than 100 Boston University students had to say when they gathered Monday evening to watch the first of three presidential debates between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. The viewing party in the […]

By Haley Fritz· · 0 comments · Campus, News
Dev Blair (CFA ‘19) addresses the difficulties of poor students studying at private universities at the first of two #PoorAtAPrivateUniversity talks at the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground Monday afternoon. PHOTO BY SHANE FU/ DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Students, staff discuss stress of financial aid in open discussion

“I have workshops, and only three students came,” Christina Coviello, a senior assistant director at the Financial Assistance office, said while sitting with approximately 15 Boston University students and staff Monday afternoon. Together, they tried to brainstorm ways to improve the financial aid experience for BU students. The open discussion, organized by the College of Fine Arts sophomore Dev Blair […]

By Samantha J. Gross· · 0 comments · Campus, News
CFA grad student missing in New York City

CFA grad student missing in New York City

Zachery Camhi, a graduate student in the Boston University College of Fine Arts, has been missing in New York City for eight days, university officials confirmed. BU spokesperson Colin Riley said the New York Police Department is handling the investigation, and the university is hoping for a positive outcome. We’re extremely concerned for Zachery Camhi who went missing last week […]

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The College of Communication has partnered with The New York Times to provide free Times digital access to for all COM students, faculty and staff. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

COM provides free Times digital access to students, moves away from print

Starting this fall, the Boston University College of Communication will provide free digital access of The New York Times to COM students, faculty, staff and anyone who takes classes in COM, the college announced Monday. The college used to provide print copies of the Times, The Boston Globe and USA TODAY in the COM lobby during weekdays, Dean Thomas Fiedler […]

By Sophia Eppolito· · 0 comments · Campus, News
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
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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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