Student demonstrators participated in a "die-in" where they laid still in Marsh Plaza for four and a half minutes to symbolize the four and a half hours Michael Brown laid in the street after being shot. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU students participate in walk out, die in to protest Ferguson decision

Following the St. Louis County grand jury decision announced Nov. 24 to not indict Ferguson, Missouri […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University President Robert Brown, who was scheduled to appear before Boston City Council Tuesday to discuss diversity in higher education, will instead attend a hearing on Dec. 19 after reaching a postponement agreement Monday. PHOTO BY KENSHIN OKUBO/DFP FILE PHOTO

Boston University President Robert Brown to testify at later date before City Council

As the result of a Monday agreement between Boston University officials and Boston City Councilor Tito […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, City, News
Sabrina Pashtan, sustainability coordinator for Boston University Dining Services, answered questions about Make a Difference Monday at the last BU Student Government meeting of the semester Monday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SG addresses proposals for dining, Make a Difference Monday

In the last meeting of the semester, Boston University Student Government Senate brought in representatives from […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University President Robert Brown was subpoenaed Nov. 24 by the Boston City Council to appear at a hearing on Tuesday to address issues of employee and student diversity. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University goes to court to fight City Council subpoena

Boston University has gone to court as a result of a subpoena from the Boston City […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
In light of recent sexual assault allegations against actor Bill Cosby, Boston University officials will consider whether it they will rescind his honorary degree, which he received from the university May 2014. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU contemplates action amidst Bill Cosby sexual assault claims

In light of recent sexual assault allegations against actor, comedian and author Bill Cosby, Boston University […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 3 comments · Campus, 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
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
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