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Attorneys try to move trials of Tsarnaev’s friends out of Massachusetts

In order to ensure a fair trial unaffected by the intense publicity and hostility surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing case, the attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s three friends are pushing for the venue of the trials to be moved outside of Massachusetts. The three friends of Tsarnaev, Dias Kadyrbayev, Azamat Tazhayakov and Robel Phillipos, are being […]

Coakley investigates widespread data breach

As a result of a potential widespread data breach in March, Massachusetts Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley launched an investigation Tuesday into data broker company U.S. Info Search and credit reporting company Experian. Several criminals have reportedly been able to access a commercial database containing personal information, including social security numbers and credit card numbers, of over 200 […]

Student struck by car crossing Commonwealth Avenue near West Campus

A female Boston University student struck by a vehicle on Commonwealth Avenue was transported to a local hospital with a leg injury Wednesday afternoon. The student was hit crossing Commonwealth Avenue at St. Paul Street by a car traveling inbound, said Boston University Police Department Captain Robert Molloy. The driver appeared to have a green […]

CAS alumnus talks politics, religion to students

Boston University alumnus and former White House official Joshua DuBois spoke to more than 60 members of the BU community at the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom Tuesday about the role of religious faith in politics and poverty as well as its impact on college students’ daily lives. DuBois, who graduated from the College of Arts and […]

STUDY: More people completing college

As students at Boston University strive to earn four-year degrees, a new report published Tuesday reveals a slow increase in the national rate of college degree completion. The report, which was conducted by the Lumina Foundation, sought to gauge the rate of degree completion among American college and university students. Nationally, college attainment has increased […]