Nontraditional students, those who are older than 25 when they earn their degree, are less likely to be emotionally attached to their alma maters, a Friday Gallup poll suggests. PHOTO COURTESY OF EVOLLLUTION/CREATIVE COMMONS

Nontraditional students less likely to feel attached to alma mater, study finds

While a recent Gallup poll found that nontraditional students are less likely to be emotionally attached […]

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Monday a “Pay for Success” initiative to accommodate more than 800 of Massachusetts’ approximately 1,500 chronically homeless individuals. GRAPHIC COURTESY OF MEGHAN KELLY

Gov. Patrick’s “Pay For Success” initiative to combat homelessness

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced a “Pay For Success” (PFS) initiative Monday to combat chronic homelessness […]

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Boston University President  Robert Brown sent a letter to the BU community Monday urging students to remain concerned about diversity issues. PHOTO BY MAYA DEVEREAUX/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU President addresses diversity issues in letter to BU community

As several Boston University students take to the streets to protest the deaths of Michael Brown […]

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The Boston University Hillel Student Board voted to accept J Street U, a political group advocating for a two-party solution between Israel and Palestine, after initially turning down the proposition in Spring 2014.

BU Hillel Student Board approves J Street U as a student group

After initially turning down J Street U as a Boston University Hillel student group in April, […]

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Rally attendees gathered outside the Institute of Contemporary Art Monday to speak against Boston2024’s submission of Boston as an Olympic bid to the United States Olympic Committee. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Activists rally against 2024 Boston Olympics

Approximately 30 protesters gathered in front of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston Monday to rally in […]

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Boston University Student Government is distributing care packages during finals week to reach out to the BU community and help students relieve stress. PHOTO COURTESY OF MARISSA CHOY

BU Student Government launches finals care package program

The Boston University Student Government launched the inaugural finals care package program on Dec. 2, giving […]

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission unanimously approved a system Thursday that will give casino patrons the options to manage their losses while playing slot machines. PHOTO BY FLICKR USER YAMAGUCHI/FLICKR

Casino-goers can limit gambling with MGC Play Management System

Nearly five weeks after Massachusetts voters reaffirmed their desire for casinos to be built in the […]

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James Shanahan, associate dean of the College of Communication, was appointed Thursday as the new dean of the Media School at Indiana University Bloomington. PHOTO BY NYTTEND/CREATIVE COMMONS PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

College of Communication associate dean to take position at Indiana University

James Shanahan, associate dean of the Boston University College of Communication, will serve as the founding […]

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Wednesday that Boston was selected to receive the Rockefeller Grant and joins the 100 Resilient Cities Network, which provides its partner cities with the resources needed to build resilience and strength to the struggles of the 21st century. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DFP FILE PHOTO

Boston receives grant from Rockefeller Foundation to join 100 Resilient Cities Network

Boston will join the 100 Resilient Cities Network (100RC), a project of the Rockefeller Foundation that […]

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Students who attend college later in life still earn similar incomes as traditional students who attend college immediately after high school, a Gallup, Inc. poll found Thursday. PHOTO BY ALEX PROIMOS/CREATIVE COMMONS

Non-traditional students earnings similar to those of traditional students, survey finds

Non-traditional college graduates who earn their degrees later in life ultimately have similar incomes to those […]

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