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Boston University is experiencing a change in leadership, as several college step down and new deans fill positions. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU sees turnover in college dean leadership

With the announcement of several college deans stepping down and stepping into new positions, many of […]

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Dental technology company Sirona and the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine announced Friday a mutual agreement enabling GDSM to become the nation’s first all-digital school of dentistry. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University’s School of Dental Medicine announces digital campus

In a partnership with Sirona Dental Systems, Inc., Dean Jeffrey Hutter of Boston University’s Henry M. […]

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The City of Boston’s Office of Jobs and Community Services awarded more than $1 million to 19 community-based employment and workforce development programs. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City of Boston grants over $1 million to job training organizations

Boston’s Office of Jobs and Community Services awarded a grant of more than $1 million to […]

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Campus Crime Logs Oct. 7 – Oct. 14

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Oct. 7 […]

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An increase in bike ridership in Boston has led to an increase in theft and vandalism of bicycles, which may be influenced by improper use of bike locks and poorly made locks. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Rise in bike ridership leads to bike theft, crime

Bike crimes, including thefts and vandalism, have increased on Boston University’s campus and in the city, […]

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Independent gubernatorial candidate Jeff McCormick will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot in Massachusetts. PHOTO COURTESY OF JEFF MCCORMICK

Gubernatorial candidate Jeff McCormick pushes for job creation, opportunities

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

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics
Chanda Jones, a part-time custodian at Boston University, discusses her experience working at BU and the lack of job support she feels from the university.  PHOTO BY ALEX MASSET/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University workers march for better job contracts

Boston University workers and union leaders gathered at Marsh Plaza Wednesday to demand stronger, fairer contracts […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Max Gonzalez (CAS '16) protests solitary confinement by sitting in a 7 feet by 9 feet rectangle, which are similar to the dimensions of a solitary confinement cell. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students protest for prison reform through art demonstration

Umoja, Boston University’s Black Student Union, hosted a “Solitary Confinement Performance Art Project” Wednesday in front […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Medical cannabis patients, families and supporters protested outside the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Tuesday demanding the DPH prioritize patients over politics in its decisions involving marijuana legalization. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Activists rally in favor of medical cannabis use

Massachusetts residents and activists protested outside the Department of Public Health Tuesday to rally for medical […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
As part of his new housing initiative, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh plans to reduce the number of college students living off campus by 50 percent by 2030. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston housing initiative to lower off-campus student housing

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Thursday a new housing initiative to decrease off-campus student housing and […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News