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Boston University’s Class of 2019 applicants received notification of their acceptance Saturday. The university received the highest number of applicants in its history this year. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Record breaking number of applicants for Class of 2019

Boston University Admissions received 54,757 applications for spots in the Class of 2019, setting a record […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Massachusetts is one of seven states to earn an “F” for its welfare reform policies according to the 2015 Welfare Reform Report Card published March 19 by researchers at the Heartland Institute. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts one of seven states to earn ‘F’ rating in welfare reform

Massachusetts has been deemed one of the states with the worst overall reform policies, according to […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News

Campus Crime Logs: March 19 – March 26

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from March 19 to March 26. Student approached […]

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Voting rights advocates announced a settlement on March 19 with the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance to ensure that eligible Massachusetts citizens are provided opportunities to register to vote in compliance with the National Voter Registration. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Department of Transitional Assistance settles voter registration suit

Voting rights advocates announced a settlement with the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance on March 19 to […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
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Tuition increase below national average but still increasing at BU

As the spring 2015 semester draws to a close, Boston University freshman Abigail Sasdelli is one […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
A photograph submitted as evidence shows damage left behind in Watertown, where Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was later found by police. Experts gave testimony Tuesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse about the Watertown shootout. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE FBI

Ballistic evidence, surveillance confirm Tsarnaev owned weapon

The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old accused of placing two bombs at the finish line […]

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Palestinian physician Othman Mohammad, theologian Karlene Griffiths Sekou and Rabbi Joseph Berman speak at “Palestine 101: #NotAReligiousConflict” at Boston University’s College of Communication Tuesday night. PHOTO BY ALEX MASSETT/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Panel offers religious perspectives on Middle East conflict

Boston University Students for Justice in Palestine hosted a discussion-based panel called “Palestine 101: #NotAReligiousConflict” on […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 7 comments · Campus, News
Boston city councilors filed an ordinance Monday for the city’s first paid parental leave policy for city employees. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DFP FILE PHOTO

City councilors file ordinance to offer paid parental leave to Boston employees

For the first time, eligible city employees could have to opportunity to receive paid parental leave, […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Olympic organizing committee Boston 2024 announced Monday that it would only seek to host the 2024 Olympics if its final bid meets 10 criteria, including majority support in Massachusetts. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DFP FILE PHOTO

Boston 2024 requiring public support to move forward with Olympic bid

Olympic organizing committee Boston 2024 printed a full-page advertisement in Monday’s copies of The Boston Globe […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Laurence Bolotin, executive director of Zeta Beta Tau, speaks to attendees at “Safe Smart Dating” in the Metcalf Ballroom at Boston University Tuesday night. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Sororities, fraternities to address, increase awareness of unhealthy relationships

Members of the Sigma Delta Tau sorority and Zeta Beta Tau fraternity at both Boston University and […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News