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Boston City Council addresses issues of community stability, neighborhood preservation

Boston City Council gathered Monday for a hearing to address the issues of displacement, community stability […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Boston City Council’s Committee on Health, Women, Families and Communities held a public hearing Wednesday to discuss the apparent lack of healthy food at Boston Public Schools and lack of food banks for low-income families. PHOTO BY GABI ARRIAGA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston City Council deliberate food insecurity and its impact

Boston City Council gathered Monday at City Hall to address unavailability of healthy food options for […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published Thursday suggests that private student loan lenders are less reliable than federal lenders. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student loan report shows complaints, problems with private lenders

Due to a lack of alternatives and little information about private loans, there was a 38 […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
More than 8,000 monkeys are being used for research in Massachusetts. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

PETA sues Massachusetts for withholding public information

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc., more commonly known as PETA, filed a lawsuit against […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The Head of the Charles Regatta is one of the largest in the world, attracting 400,000 spectators, 11,000 competitors and 2,252 boats. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Head of the Charles Regatta celebrates 50th anniversary

The Head of the Charles Regatta celebrated its 50th anniversary on Boston’s Charles River this weekend, […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A study conducted at the University of Surrey found that U.S. students are more health-conscious in terms of physical activity and eating habits than their UK counterparts. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

American college students healthier than English counterparts, study suggests

College students in the United States are physically healthier than their counterparts in the United Kingdom, […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
In an effort to address poverty and unemployment, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh introduced the Office of Financial Empowerment Wednesday. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh’s initiative aids in long-term search for employment

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh initiated the Office of Financial Empowerment Wednesday in an effort to address […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A study conducted by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni found that many institutions' core curriculums do not meet criteria that the ACTA considers essential to a student’s formative years. The study gave Boston University a “C” grade on its core curriculum. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Colleges miss mark for strong liberal arts education, study suggests

Because U.S. universities have differing core requirements across their programs, hundreds of students across the country […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates have received endorsements from a variety of politicians, prominent leaders and activist groups from across the United States. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates talk endorsements, road to election

While the hype of receiving an endorsement from prominent figures may aid in funding and visibility […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University Professor Joe Bergantino was detained by Russian authorities Thursday for lacking a proper visa. PHOTO COURTESY OF BU PHOTOGRAPHY

BU journalism professor detained in Russia to return early

A Boston University journalism professor currently in Russia to teach was detained and released by Russian […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News