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Contested candidates for state office fight for party nomination at Democratic State Convention

10:55 a.m. WORCESTER – It is not often the Commonwealth sees thousands of Democrats gathering together in one arena with such shared passion and pride for the betterment of their state. The DCU Center in Worcester, home of this year’s Democratic State Convention, filled up quickly this morning as the opposed candidates for state office greeted convention […]

Boston makes short list to host 2024 Olympics

Following the Tuesday meeting where the United States Olympic Committee announced that they completed an official short list of cities to host the 2024 Summer Olympics but declined to name them, an anonymous source told the Associated Press Friday that Boston is one of four cities still under consideration for the U.S. host bid. The […]

Boston University's president Robert Brown speaks to the Class of 2016 at the Matriculation ceremony at Agganis Arena Sunday afternoon. PHOTO BY KENSHIN OKUBO/DFP STAFF

Orientation 2014

Welcome to Boston University, Class of 2018! The editors here at The Daily Free Press have put together a guide to the university and city with information you should know about now and what to do once you arrive on campus. Click on the images to navigate your way through your Orientation Guide.

BU hires Katy Steding as new women’s basketball coach

Boston University has hired Katy Steding to become the coach of the women’s basketball team, athletic director Mike Lynch announced Friday. “Katy is the absolute right person to lead our women’s basketball program in the Patriot League and we are fortunate to have someone of her class and caliber representing Boston University,” Lynch said in […]

Remains of human body found in Charles River by BU sailing pavilion

Massachusetts State Police discovered the remains of a human body in the Charles River Monday afternoon. The remains, found shortly after 12 p.m., were found near the Boston University Sailing Pavilion, which is located on Storrow Drive, according to a report issued by the MSP Monday. Members of the State Police Marine Unit and Crime […]