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Massachusetts was the first state to legalize same-sex marriage, a topic the U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed appeals of bans for in five states. PHOTO BY KENSHIN OKUBO/DFP FILE PHOTO

Supreme Court dismisses appeals on same-sex marriage bans

The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the appeals of five states seeking same-sex marriage bans Monday, a […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A Boston Globe report that compiled data released by colleges shows that the number of reported sexual assaults has increased in the past several years. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Reports of sexual assault on the rise at New England campuses

Reports of sexual assaults at New England colleges, including Boston University, increased between 2012 and 2013, […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
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CFA dean releases statement after Hong Kong project offends students

Benjamin Juarez, dean of Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, released a statement Wednesday in response […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Boston University Police Department said thievery of student property continues this semester, most prevalently of bicycles, but also of backpacks, cellphones, laptops and money. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University Police Department sees increase in bike thefts, alcohol violations

With the fall semester in full swing, the Boston University Police Department has noticed an increase in […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
According to a 2014 Wallet Hub Study, students are banking with credit unions rather than traditional lenders. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Checking accounts, credit unions beneficial for students

Students nationwide are banking with credit unions instead of national banks, according to WalletHub’s 2014 Banking […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Boston University student Zeguang Xu was arraigned Oct. 2 by Boston Municipal Court after he was found driving his Maserati 100 MPH through Back Bay. PHOTO COURTESY OF SUFFOLK DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Back Bay residents raise concerns about speeding

In the wake of a Boston University student speeding 100 mph in the Back Bay area, […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, City, News

Campus Crime Logs Sept. 29 to Oct. 5

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Sept. 29 […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University adjunct professors David Kociemba and Janet Bailey, adjunct custodian Chanda Jones and facilities worker Kenny Fernald went over the disadvantages that come with adjunct positions such as lower wages, no offices to meet with students and lack of benefits from universities. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students press for adjunct faculty union

Adjunct faculty at Boston University gathered Tuesday for a forum advocating for unionization, in hopes of […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
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Massachusetts prepared to address Ebola in wake of patient in Worcester

Following the isolated treatment of a doctor in Worcester, Massachusetts public health officials reassured residents that […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
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Massachusetts Gubernatorial candidates debate economy, healthcare, terrorism

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates faced off Tuesday about health care, terrorism and the economy in a debate […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News, Politics