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BU Hillel gathers diverse group to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

BU Hillel gathers diverse group to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

Boston University’s Florence & Chafetz Hillel House honored Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday […]

by · April 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s Office of Diversity released Tuesday the City of Boston 2015 Workforce Report, which found lags in diversity in city police and fire departments. INTERACTIVE BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Diversity in Boston police, fire department staff lags, report states

A report examining the diversity of Boston’s municipal employees found that the Boston Police and Fire […]

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The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency announced Monday that security measures for the 2015 Boston Marathon will be stricter than before, including the banning of bags and drones to ensure public safety. PHOTO BY COLIN BELL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Marathon security tightened again, drones banned

In anticipation of a large number of spectators, participants and volunteers in the 2015 Boston Marathon […]

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Since the statewide food waste ban implemented by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection began in October, waste disposal and composting efforts have improved. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY CARLY-ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Statewide waste ban shows improvement in sustainability efforts

Disposal and composting efforts at Massachusetts businesses, facilities and institutions have improved since Massachusetts enacted the country’s […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Health Connector looks to implement a “risk adjustment plan” and evaluate online services. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Health Connector to evaluate service, implement risk adjustment plan

Following the conclusion of open enrollment in the Massachusetts Health Connector in mid-February, the program now […]

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The Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization for Women calls for ride-hailing services to take responsibility for the safety of their riders following Boston area reports of sexual and physical violence. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass NOW calls on ride hailing services to address safety

In light of more frequent reports of sexual and physical violence in Boston, the Massachusetts chapter of […]

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An April 9 report from the City of Boston's Department of Neighborhood Development, Inspectional Services Department, and the Boston Redevelopment Authority outlined goals to place more students in on-campus housing. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU follows city-wide trends, boasts high number of students living on campus

More on-campus housing is available to Boston college students than before, according to the first-ever comprehensive […]

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An annual report from the American Association of University Professors stated that faculty salaries nationwide have increased 1.4 percent since 2013. The average salary for Boston University faculty, however, is still lower than the national average, according to information from BU spokesman Colin Riley. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Nationwide faculty salaries rising, still recovering following recession

Salaries for full-time university faculty members across the nation rose 1.4 percent in the 2014-15 academic […]

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Following the Student Government elections March 30 to April 6, the Student Election Commission found that approximately 1,000 less students voted than in previous years. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SG voter turnout decreases by almost 1,000

Boston University’s elections, held March 30 to April 6, saw a significantly lower voting turnout compared […]

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Ben Thompson, a second-year student in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a graduate representative for ACSRI, Claire Richer, an undergraduate representative (CAS ’15), and Garrett Moore, an undergraduate representative (ENG ’15) host a town hall meeting about fossil fuel divestment in the Boston University Photonics Center Wednesday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

ACSRI members host town hall meeting about fossil fuel divestment

Three members of the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing of the Boston University Board of […]

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