Independent candidate for the Massachusetts gubernatorial election Scott Lively will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot. PHOTO COURTESY OF SCOTT LIVELY

Independent candidate Scott Lively inspired by religion to run for governor

This is the second part in a five-part series of profiles about the gubernatorial candidates facing off […]

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State slow to enact medical marijuana legislation, patients say

Students and residents are criticizing Massachusetts legislators for failing to open medical marijuana dispensaries in the […]

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BU launches online courses, slates 5 to debut by 2015

Boston University rolled out two Massive Open Online Courses in September and will offer three additional […]

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CAMPUS CRIME LOGS: Sept. 22 to Sept. 25

Jaime Bennis The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from […]

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The Boston University School of Education received a grant for $1 million over three years for the intention of working with Massachusetts policymakers to study how young people can be better prepared for college and a career. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SED researchers continue program to tackle college, career readiness

Researchers at Boston University’s School of Education are working on their partnership with city innovation experts […]

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Mass. Gov. reveals plans for $25 million Allston commuter rail stop

Mass. Gov. reveals plans for $25 million Allston commuter rail stop

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled plans Tuesday to build a $25 million commuter rail stop in […]

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A ceremony will be held Oct. 4th to open the time capsule found in the head of the lion statue that resides at the top of the Old State House. PHOTO BY KIERA BLESSING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Historic society to unveil contents of 1901 time capsule

A century-old time capsule found inside the golden lion statue at Boston’s Old State House building […]

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Danielle McFeah (CAS '16) holds a candle at the Interfaith Peace Vigil for the Middle East at Marsh Plaza Monday, where students from various faith groups came together to pray for peace, mourn loss and stand as a symbol of unity and compassion for the violence in Gaza and Israel. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Interfaith vigil mourns lives lost in Gaza conflict

About 50 students gathered at an interfaith vigil held at Marsh Plaza on Monday to commemorate […]

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Professor Emeritus Andrew Bacevich is offering the Pardee School of Global Studies’ first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, which allows anyone in the world to join and fit the class into his or her individual schedule. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY STANISLAVA LABETSKAYA/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Pardee school launches first MOOC

Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies opened its first Massive Open Online Course […]

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A Museum of Fine Arts study found that 78 percent of Boston-area audiences participate in at least one cultural event each month, compared to 69 percent of national audiences. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Bostonians attend more arts events than average, MFA study finds

Boston residents are more likely to attend arts and cultural events than the average American, according […]

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