According to a 2014 Wallet Hub Study, students are banking with credit unions rather than traditional lenders. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Checking accounts, credit unions beneficial for students

Students nationwide are banking with credit unions instead of national banks, according to WalletHub’s 2014 Banking […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Boston University student Zeguang Xu was arraigned Oct. 2 by Boston Municipal Court after he was found driving his Maserati 100 MPH through Back Bay. PHOTO COURTESY OF SUFFOLK DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Back Bay residents raise concerns about speeding

In the wake of a Boston University student speeding 100 mph in the Back Bay area, […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, City, News

Massachusetts prepared to address Ebola in wake of patient in Worcester

Following the isolated treatment of a doctor in Worcester, Massachusetts public health officials reassured residents that […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Massachusetts Gubernatorial candidates debate economy, healthcare, terrorism

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates faced off Tuesday about health care, terrorism and the economy in a debate […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News, Politics
A bronze life-size statue of Edgar Allen Poe created by Stephanie Rocknack was unveiled during a ceremony Sunday at the corner of Boylston Street and Charles Street South. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Edgar Allan Poe statue unveiled in Boston

In commemoration of the 165th anniversary of Boston native Edgar Allan Poe’s death, the Edgar Allan […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
LittleFoot Energy is a company based in Somerville that helps support energy projects free of charge. PHOTO COURTESY OF KEVIN POULSEN

Business Education Jam connects students with industry leaders

Almost 6,000 people ranging from students to CEOs participated in a free, online crowd-sourcing workshop hosted […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Citizens Bank is donating a total of $400 thousand to The Greater Boston Food Bank and six other food banks in the area. PHOTO BY AMELIA WELLS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Citizens Bank grants $400,000 to nonprofits, provides meals

Seven Massachusetts nonprofit organizations received grants to better serve the community as a result of a […]

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A vehicle was caught on fire on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston University's western portion of campus Friday morning. PHOTO BY TARYN OTTAUNICK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BREAKING: Truck catches fire on Comm. Ave.

A truck was on fire in the area of 872 Commonwealth Ave. at about 10:30 a.m. […]

by and · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Thousands of protestors attended the People’s Climate March in New York City in September to highlight the ongoing issue of climate change faced by today’s society. PHOTO BY SARAH FISHER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston climate experts plan for rising sea level

The effects of climate change are soon to hit home in Boston, prompting the local division […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 5 comments · City, News

Hundreds support global push for free elections in Hong Kong

More than 400 students and residents rallied in the Boston Common Wednesday night to support a […]

by and · October 2, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News