Boston City Council members Sal LaMattina and Michael Flaherty speak to one another during the City Council meeting Wednesday afternoon. PHOTO BY BRIGID KING/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Zoning to accommodate marijuana dispensaries considered

Entertaining the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana, the Boston City Council met Tuesday to discuss amending […]

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An Inside Higher Ed and Gallup Poll titled "Pressure from All Sides: The 2015 Survey of Admissions Directors"  released Thursday revealed the inside pressure of working in college admissions. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DFP FILE PHOTO

Study: Many admissions directors feel pressure to meet goals

Inside Higher Ed and Gallup released the results of a joint report Thursday that reveal the […]

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Jose Godoy, Questrom '17, Ibraheem Sumaira, Goldman School of Dental Medicine graduate student, and Sana Hashmani, ENG '15 hold the "Will Ya #Feel the Bern 4 Palestine??!" sign outside the Boston Rally with Bernie Sanders Saturday. PHOTO COURTESY JOSE GODOY

BU students removed from Sanders rally, receive personal apology from campaign

Three Boston University students and members of Boston Students for Justice In Palestine were asked to […]

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The Jane Doe Inc. Domestic Violence Homicide Report found Suffolk County was ranked third in the state for domestic violence homicides from 2003 to 2012. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Suffolk County third for domestic violence homicides

Suffolk County had the third highest rate of domestic violence homicides in Massachusetts between 2003 and […]

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Boston University Student Government President Andrew Cho addresses students during the Senate meeting Monday night. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SG allocates funds for new chapter of Women in Business student organization

Student Government voted Monday to submit a funding request to the Student Activities Office for a […]

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The City of Boston released building energy metrics that can be found online for the first time Tuesday due to its energy reporting and disclosure program. PHOTO COURTESY PIXABAY

Building energy use metrics now available to public

The first year of energy metrics for large buildings are now publicly available as part of […]

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Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are supporting a bill to increase the smoking age to 21 nationwide. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass. senators support raise of national smoking age to 21

Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey announced their support Wednesday for a proposal that would […]

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Student suggestions on how to make Boston better are posted on the City Hall to Go Truck outside the George Sherman Union at Boston University on Monday as part of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's Civic Engagement Day. PHOTO BY JAKE FRIEDLAND/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

City Hall To Go truck brings constituent services to campus

Boston officials paid a visit to Boston University’s Charles River Campus Monday to encourage students to […]

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Boston University's Task Force on General Education, which launched Tuesday, will create standard undergraduate education requirements for all students. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Task force to create university-wide general education requirements

A new Boston University task force will develop BU’s first ever University-Wide General Education Program, which […]

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Boston City Council members met Tuesday inside City Hall to discuss issues such as overcrowded student housing. SCREENSHOT COURTESY BOSTON CITY COUNCIL

City Council, Inspectional Services explore changes to student housing ordinance

In an effort to make student housing safer, Boston City Council met Thursday to consider revising […]

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