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Increasing costs, slow economy complicate students’ financial aid

College of Fine Arts sophomore Savanna Young-Norris would not have joined the Class of 2014 at Matriculation had she not appealed for more financial aid three times. “I am the only child of a single, full-time student mother, and the first person on her side of the family to seek private education,” she said. “The […]

Obama addresses state budget struggles

President Barack Obama warned governors on Monday against attempting to dilute his health care law, while emphasizing his openness to work with states in carrying out the law.

Mass. delegation resists new Obama tax plan

Despite President Barack Obama’s call for bipartisan agreement, no one in the all-Democratic Massachusetts House delegation has agreed to support the tax plan Obama forged with Republicans.

Former P.M. urges global response to economic crisis

Gordon Brown, the former prime minister of the United Kingdom, argued Thursday for a new global financial system to solve economic problems throughout the world and to prevent future dilemmas.

Farmer’s Market: Fruits, vegetables and fun

When Boston University students are asked to describe their campus, ears of corn, cartons of tomatoes and fresh-baked pies are not among the most anticipated answers. Despite the university’s association with being an “urban campus,” BU has made efforts to create a small-town feel by initiating a weekly farmer’s market in the George Sherman Union Plaza.