News

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks at the “Municipal Strategies for Financial Empowerment” public forum Sunday at the Campus Center of the University of Massachusetts Boston. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayors meet for financial empowerment forum

Four mayors, including Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, gathered Sunday for a panel entitled “Municipal Strategies for Financial […]

by and · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Affordability of housing in Boston is decreasing, according to a study by the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University published Tuesday. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston housing market working to match supply and demand

Demand for housing in Boston is currently out of line with supply, according to the 12th […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
More millennials are earning college degrees overall, but less bachelor's degrees, according to a Pew Research Center survey published Thursday. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Millennials are earning more ‘some college’ degrees than bachelor’s, report finds

Although more millennials are attending college, a fewer percentage of millennials are obtaining bachelor’s degrees compared […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker gave the first loan Tuesday as part of the snow storm fund to help small businesses recover from snow-related losses. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gov. Baker delivers first snow loan to aid small businesses

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker ’s administration and the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation distributed the first snow storm […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Jurors were presented with digital evidence and testimony Thursday about explosives in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tsarnaev trial jurors presented with digital evidence, expert testimony

Thursday began the 10th day of testimony in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old accused of planting […]

by and · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University released a survey on sexual misconduct on campus in an email to students Thursday. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU launches confidential student sexual assault survey

Boston University administrators launched a school-wide survey Thursday to address the issue of sexual assault on […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Boston University Students discuss race, prejudice and campus culture at BUnited in the George Sherman Union Thursday. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students organize, convene to talk about race, solutions at BUnited

Nearly 200 members of the Boston University community convened at Metcalf Hall in the George Sherman […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University announced Wednesday that Lynne Allen will serve as the interim dean of the College of Fine Arts. PHOTO COURTESY OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Lynne Allen named interim dean of BU College of Fine Arts

Lynne Allen, director of the School of Visual Arts at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University Housing announced Feb. 28 in an email to students that rates for housing and dining options will increase in the 2015-16 academic year. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU housing, on-campus living rates on the rise

Boston University has increased its housing and dining rates for the 2015-16 academic year, Director of […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Built in 1965, Warren Towers has now been a part of Boston University’s campus for 50 years. PHOTO (LEFT) COURTESY OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY AND (RIGHT) BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

50 years of Warren Towers, the “quintessential dormitory” of BU

The Boston University community is celebrating 50 years since the opening of Warren Towers, a landmark […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News