Fordham University, Marquette University and Brown University have rescinded Bill Cosby's honorary degree this week, but Boston University has yet to follow suit. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Students see need for Cosby honorary degree rescindment

After three colleges rescinded Bill Cosby’s honorary degrees from their schools this week, many students disagree […]

by and · October 1, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, child protection workers and the Department of Children and Families workers announced Monday that reforms will come following cases such as the one involving Bella Bond. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Reforms announced for Department of Children and Families

In response to several recent high-profile incidents involving children, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday announced reforms […]

by · October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
A PitchBook study, reported by Fortune, has found that Boston University ranks third for universities whose female undergraduate alumni's companies have made the most capital. GRAPHIC BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU female alumni-founded companies recognized for financial achievement

Companies owned by female Boston University alums accumulated a total of $315.9 million over the past […]

by · September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Intersection, an urban technology and media company, announced Friday that the company will install Bluetooth Smart beacons in select Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority rail stations to better understand riders' behaviors. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY JAKE FRIEDLAND/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

MBTA technology pilot to track riders, make transportation easier

Residents will have the chance to use technology that will improve their transportation experience as a […]

by · September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Soprano songstress Deborah Voigt signs a fan's copy of her new memoir, "Call Me Debbie: True Confessions of a Down-to-Earth Diva," following her talk at Metcalf Auditorium Tuesday night as part of the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center Friends Speaker Series. PHOTO BY ADRIANA DIAZ/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Opera star Deborah Voigt gives life, career advice at BU

World-renowned operatic soprano Deborah Voigt shared stories from her new memoir, including her struggles with weight and […]

by · September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Ramya Babu, CAS '17, gives a presentation about her mental health initiative at the Boston University Student Government Senate meeting Monday. PHOTO BY MADISON GOLDMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

SG introduces mental health initiative, plans to petition administration

Boston University Student Government backed a proposed mental health initiative that requests more funding for behavioral […]

by · September 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Residents around Boston had the opportunity to dispose of prescription drugs on Saturday during the tenth annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Mass. participates in Drug Take-Back Day, continues fight against addiction

In their continued effort to combat drug addiction in the Commonwealth, Massachusetts residents participated in the […]

by · September 29, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
An exhibit celebrating the life of Elie Wiesel, "Champion for Human Rights: The Life and Work of Elie Wiesel," opened Sunday in the Mugar Memorial Library. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

HGARC opens exhibit for Elie Wiesel’s papers, manuscripts

Honoring the BU professor, political activist and Nobel Laureate’s life work, Boston University’s Howard Gotlieb Archival […]

by · September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Thursday at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce breakfast that prices for some parking meters in the city may be raised based on demand. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston looking to raise parking meter prices, alleviate traffic

In order to reduce traffic congestion in Boston, parking meter prices may increase in the next […]

by · September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Results from Boston University's Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey found that 23 percent of female survey respondents have experienced sexual assault victimization while a student. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DFP FILE PHOTO

Students, officials react to stark sexual assault survey results

More than 25 percent of undergraduate female respondents to the Boston University Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey […]

by and · September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News