Boston University students and faculty of the School of Public Health showed their support for students of color at University of Missouri during the “From BU to Mizzou: March on Mass Ave Against Campus Racism” Tuesday. PHOTO BY ELAINE ANDERSON/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Graduate students march against campus racism

Members of the Boston University School of Public Health community gathered for a “From BU to […]

by · November 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is partnering with taxi and ride hailing services such as Uber and Lyft to improve service for customers with disabilities. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA introduces pilot program for passengers with disabilities

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is revitalizing its van service for passengers with disabilities by introducing […]

by · November 18, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
A Muslim group of imams, students and activists gathered at the Massachusetts State House for the “Muslim Day on the Hill” event Thursday. PHOTO BY BRIAN SONG/DFP FILE PHOTO

Groups advocate for Muslim community in state government

Advocating for legislation important to the Muslim community, students, leaders and members of Islamic advocacy groups […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Adil Najam speaks during “The Moral Case for Saving the Planet: Religious Perspectives on Climate Change” panel at the Boston University Castle Monday afternoon. PHOTO BY JOHNNY LIU/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Experts explore ties of religion, terrorism to climate change debate

Solving climate change requires an understanding of the diversity of moral standards around the world, said […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey said he supports the push for a congressional debate about the use of military force against the Islamic State and supports U.S. President Barack Obama's actions in Syria. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Mass. leaders call for conversation on action in Syria

  U.S. Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts is calling for support for Syrian refugees, following escalating tension […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University Student Government Senators vote to table the decision regarding the fate of student government until the next meeting Monday night. PHOTO BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students present plan to “dissolve” SG Senate, rewrite constitution

A coalition of students and several members of the Boston University Student Government presented a proposal, […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 3 comments · Campus, News
Simone Alyse, 20, a Berklee College of Music student from Everett, leads a student walkout down Newbury Street to the Boston Common during the “#wakeupworld” rally to support students of color. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

College students walk out, rally in support of students of color

Walking out from colleges across Boston, several hundred students gathered at the Boston Common Monday at […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Vigils for victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris have taken place around Boston, including services at the Boston Common as well as on Boston University's campus Saturday night. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students gather, mourn lives lost in global terrorist attacks

Approximately 100 students came out to the “Vigil for Peace” at Marsh Plaza Saturday evening in […]

by · November 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks at the start of "Fighting Addiction in The Hub," an inaugural program to combat opioid addiction, in Dorchester on Friday morning. PHOTO BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh calls on collective effort to fight addiction in the Hub

Calling on members of the community to collaborate on how to address drug addiction, Boston Mayor […]

by · November 16, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The National Association of Scholars released a comprehensive analysis of the fossil fuel divestment effort Tuesday. Boston University’s divestment effort is “Divest BU.” PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Report researches college divestment, criticizes movement

Collegiate divestment programs are inherently “designed to fail,” a report by the National Association of Scholars […]

by · November 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News