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Former friends and teachers of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO FROM JUSTICE.GOV

Defense continues to call character witnesses

Dzhokar Tsarnaev’s defense attorneys continued their focus on the defendant’s deceased brother, Tamerlan, at the John […]

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Law firm Richardson & Cumbo, LLC, filed a class action against the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Keolis Commuter Services, LLC, on behalf of monthly commuter rail pass holders for substandard service this winter. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA, Keolis sued for subpar service

Richardson & Cumbo, a civil litigation law firm, filed a class action Wednesday against the Massachusetts […]

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Susan Windham-Bannister, president and CEO of Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, gave a keynote address Tuesday as part of Boston University's launch of the Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BEST program launches to provide scientific career support

Hosted through the National Institutes of Health, BU is one of the 17 schools hosting the […]

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Kymbeerly Irizarry (SHA and CAS '17) (right) speaks during “Sexual Assault at BU: Come Discuss the Letter to the Editor” at the Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism Wednesday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students organize to prompt university administration to address sexual violence

In response to a Letter to the Editor published in The Daily Free Press Tuesday, the […]

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Marshall Cooper Jr., of Dorchester (right), holds Diva William’s hand near Boston Police Headquarters in Roxbury.

Hundreds rally peacefully against police brutality

Hundreds gathered at the intersection of Ruggles Street and Tremont Street Wednesday to support the protests […]

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Student Government members vote at a meeting Monday. Boston University’s Student Government leaders and Senate members differ on the possible restructuring of the number of Senate seats each university organization will have. PHOTO BY KELSEY CRONIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Potential SG Senate restructure raises questions from incoming, current senators

Conversations about restructuring seats in the Boston University Student Government Senate have led to speculation about how […]

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Campus Crime Logs: April 23 – April 29

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from April 23 to April 29. Laptop stolen […]

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Anthony Janetos, director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, speaks during a forum with the Board of Trustees Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing Tuesday at the Trustee Center Ballroom. PHOTO BY MARY SCHLICHTE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

ACSRI forum speaker examines broad implications of climate change

Anthony Janetos, director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future […]

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Richard Davey, chief executive of Boston 2024, speaks at an Olympic Community Meeting Tuesday at Roxbury Community College. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Fourth Olympic community meeting filled with demands for transparency, cooperation with community

The organizing group for the 2024 Summer Olympic host bid, Boston 2024, held its fourth community […]

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Columnist for the Boston Globe and author James Carroll speaks at Boston University’s Metcalf Ballroom Tuesday. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Globe columnist, author speaks influence of faith on career

Award-winning author and Boston Globe columnist James Carroll spoke Tuesday about his career and faith as […]

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