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There is a growing divide between students earning bachelor’s degrees depending on family income, according to a report released Tuesday. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Income disparity for college degree completion increases

The gap between high-income and low-income students earning bachelor’s degrees has widened over the last 40 years, […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Massachusetts adjunct professors gather to vote about unionization at the National Labor Relations Board in Boston Wednesday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU adjunct professors vote to unionize by a 2-to-1 margin

As part of a yearlong campaign that has brought part-time faculty unions to several universities in […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 2 comments · Campus, News
There was a spike in heroin overdoses and deaths in Massachusetts in December 2014. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts sees spike in heroin overdoses, deaths

Ten months after former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s declaration of a public health emergency in March […]

by and · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University’s Board of Trustees announced on Monday that they will not divest from firearm manufacturers. PHOTO BY MICHAEL GLASGOW/FLICKR

BU trustees decline proposal to divest from gun manufacturers

Members of the Boston University Board of Trustees and Executive Committee rejected a committee proposal from […]

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Former Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis speaks at a press conference in 2013. Davis is calling for stronger domestic intelligence gathering. PHOTO BY MICHAEL CUMMO/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Report pushes for increased domestic counterterrorism measures

In the wake of the January shooting at the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Student hospitalizations for alcohol increased from fall 2013 to fall 2014, according to data from Student Health Services. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Alcohol hospitalizations increased from last fall semester

The number of Boston University students hospitalized for alcohol consumption in fall 2014 rose from the […]

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Introduction to Differential Equations is the newest Massive Online Open Course, launched Jan. 29. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU launches two online courses, plans for several more

Boston University released two Massive Open Online Courses in January, bringing the total of online MOOCs […]

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Congressman Kennedy proposes funding increase for civil rights in schools

In a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama for the 2016 fiscal budget, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy […]

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Campus Crime Logs: Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from Jan. 29 to Feb. […]

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Thousands line streets for Patriots Victory Parade

Thousands line streets for Patriots Victory Parade

Despite cold temperatures and slippery sidewalks, thousands of New England Patriots fans lined the streets Wednesday […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News