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Inside Higher Ed published a survey Friday of college presidents regarding campus issues such as financial sustainability, sexual assault, race relations and faculty hiring. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Survey offers insight on how college, university presidents address issues on campus

A Friday report by Inside Higher Ed detailed how university presidents are responding to a number […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Massachusetts lawmakers announced their support Friday for a bill that would allow the legalization and taxation of marijuana. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass. lawmakers support bill that would legalize and tax marijuana

Fifteen Massachusetts lawmakers are supporting a bill, pushed by the Marijuana Policy Project, that would regulate […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 2 comments · City, News
A study published Monday through the Media Insight Project by the Associated Press, NORC and the American Press Institute found that millennials still consume news, but on digital platforms. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY WILLA RUSCOWIZC-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Millennials consume news digitally, socially, study finds

Millennials obtain news and information in remarkably different ways than past generations, according to a report […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Patrol officer Joseph Reynolds, Sgt. John MacLellan and Sgt. Jeffrey Pugliese testified Monday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse about their involvement in the confrontation in Watertown of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Police Testimony Sheds Light on Watertown Shootout

The Tsarnaev trial continued Monday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse with the testimony […]

by and · March 17, 2015 · 2 comments · City, News
Decline in research funding from the National Institutes of Health has led to cuts from faculty salaries for several faculty members at Boston University’s School of Medicine. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUSM faculty members take salary cuts to fund research

Several faculty members at Boston University’s School of Medicine volunteer yearly to lower their salaries in […]

by · March 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The state Alcohol Beverage Control Commission issued an advisory Thursday on powdered alcohol, which is illegal in Massachusetts. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Powdered Alcohol Illegal in Massachusetts, Commission Says

The Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission issued an advisory Thursday regarding the sale and consumption of […]

by · March 17, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Boston rally in 2013. Obama announced a Student Aid Bill of Rights Tuesday. PHOTO BY SARAH SIEGEL/DFP FILE PHOTO

Obama launches Student Aid Bill of Rights, reaches out to students

After signing an executive order Tuesday for a Student Aid Bill of Rights intended to help […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
LGBT groups partake in St. Patrick’s Day parade

LGBT groups partake in St. Patrick’s Day parade

Despite light rain and warnings of snowfall, hundreds gathered in South Boston on Sunday to celebrate […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
LGBTQ graduate student group Cohort Q filed an amicus curiae brief to the United States Supreme Court on March 6. PHOTO BY CHRIS PHAN/FLICKR

BU student group to support same-sex marriage Supreme Court case

Cohort Q, the LGBTQ student organization for the Boston University Graduate School of Management, will show […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Boston University’s School of Law has improved its ranking among law schools in the United States, according to a U.S. News & World Report published Tuesday. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Law climbs rank on U.S. World and Report rankings

Improving its ranking over the last two years, Boston University’s School of Law ranked 26th on […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News