The Baker-Polito administration, the Commonwealth’s four medical schools and the Massachusetts Medical Society announced Monday a set of medical education core standards focused on preventing and managing opioid misuse. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ABIGAIL FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Medical school program to train students to treat drug abuse

  In a continued effort to combat the nation’s opioid crisis, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and […]

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Following the Student Government impeachment of Kimberly Barzola and Marwa Sayed Monday night, many are left wondering what will happen to their positions. PHOTO BY SUSIE TERASAKI/DFP FILE PHOTO

Replacements for SG E-board positions to be proposed Monday

With the removal of two members of the Boston University Student Government Executive Board from office […]

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The Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development from the Legislature moved a $15 an hour minimum wage bill for fast good and large retail store employees to the Senate on Tuesday. PHOTO BY BRIAN SONG/DFP FILE PHOTO

$15 minimum wage for food, retail workers moves forward

Efforts to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour for fast food workers and big […]

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A Washington-based investigative news organization ranked Massachusetts among the worst states for easily accessible public records. PHOTO BY ABIGAIL FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Activists await action from State Legislature for public records bill

Those in support of reforming the state’s public records laws await a hearing from the Massachusetts House […]

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Boston University Student Government sent out a survey Oct.16 to gain feedback on BU’s mental health resources. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ANNALYN KUMAR/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Students, SHS push for campus mental health reform, introduce upcoming program

Widespread conversations on the importance of mental health on campus have led several student organizations and […]

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Yasmin Gentry and Mim Eiben lead an informational meeting for Gap Week, a week in March, 2016, that will be dedicated to empowering women and gender equality within the Boston University community. PHOTO BY JAKE FRIEDLAND/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SG introduces Gap Week, weeklong gender equality push

Gap Week, a weeklong celebration to unite women with dialogue about gender inequality, was introduced Tuesday […]

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The Massachusetts Election Modernization Coalition announced Nov. 5 the launch of the Early Voting Challenge, which aims to register voters earlier and increase the amount of votes in the 2016 election. PHOTO BY JAKE FRIEDLAND/DFP FILE PHOTO

Early voting coalition seeks to increase voter turnout

Hoping to increase voter turnout for the 2016 election cycle, a coalition of political advocacy groups looks […]

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Campus Crime Logs: Nov. 5-8

Campus Crime Logs: Nov. 5-8

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from Nov. 5 to 8. […]

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In January, there will be four women serving on the Boston City Council following last week’s City Council Election. PHOTO BY JOHNNY LIU/DFP FILE PHOTO

More women on City Council to increase representation

Following a close race for At-Large and District 4 positions, the Boston City Council will have four […]

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There were 15 medical alcohol transports over Halloween weekend, according to the Boston University Police Department. GRAPHIC BY RACHEL CHMIELINSKI/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Past two years see rise in Halloween alcohol transports

Boston University has experienced a rise in medical alcohol transports for students in the past two […]

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