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(From left) Rev. Jeffrey Brown, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans and Professor Shea Cronin speak at the Initiative on Cities Urban Seminar Series “Policing the City” Monday, moderated by Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore. PHOTO BY ALEX MASSET/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Initiative on Cities seminar addresses urban policing, practices

With a critical public eye on police departments following the summer’s occurrences of police-civilian violence in […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Eunju Kim and Gwangsung Jung answer audience questions during “North Korea Information Highway: Driving Changes in North Korea” Monday at Boston University’s School of Education. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

North Korean defectors share escape story, transition into new life

Three North Korean defectors spoke Monday about their escape from the socialist country and their transition […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 2 comments · Campus, News
The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District installed pedestrian wayfinding pillars along Winter and Summer streets as part of an initiative to make the area easier to navigate. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Wayfinding kiosks installed in Downtown Crossing to guide pedestrians

In a collaboration between the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District, the Boston Redevelopment Authority and two […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Hainan, China’s largest private airline, announced Wednesday that it will launch three nonstop flights weekly between Boston and Shanghai. PHOTO BY RENE EHRHARDT/FLICKR

Hainan Airlines adds non-stop flight from Boston to Shanghai

Hainan Airlines, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Port Authority announced Wednesday the addition of […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Angelica Silva (CAS '16), president of Alianza Latina, speaks at a town hall meeting for the Latin American Student Association. PHOTO BY MARY SCHLICHTE/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Latin American Students Association seeks group recognition from Students Activities Office

Following declined student group recognition from the Student Involvement Board of the Boston University Student Activities […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Kenneth L. Marcus delivers a keynote address on leading the movement against anti-Semitism at a Sunday conference held in the Boston University’s School of Management. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students, experts fight campus anti-Semitism at summit

Student leaders from area schools and experts from around the United States convened Sunday at Boston […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 3 comments · Campus, News
Boston University ranked 24th among large universities for its number of Peace Corps volunteers. PHOTO BY AMCAJA/WIKIMEDIA

BU ranks 24th among top Peace Corps volunteer schools

Boston University ranked 24th among large schools in the U.S. Peace Corps’ annual list of top […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston restaurants will offer discounts through “Dig Out Dine Out,” a program to compensate for loss of business due to winter storms. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Social media campaign promotes discounts for Boston restaurants

#DigOutDineOut, a social media campaign to promote discounts and promotions for Boston restaurants to make up […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced their commitment to reduce gaps in high-speed internet access in Western Massachusetts. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Baker and Polito announce broadband expansion initiative

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced a broadband expansion initiative to provide […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
University of Massachusetts Amherst removed its ban on Iranian students Wednesday. PHOTO BY RHOBITE/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

UMass Amherst lifts ban on Iranian students in science programs

The University of Massachusetts Amherst announced a policy change Wednesday regarding the acceptance of Iranian students […]

by and · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News