In response to the City of Boston denying the Globe documents, the state supervisor of records ruled that Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s administration must make federal subpoenas public in the future. PHOTO BY ABIGAIL FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayor Walsh’s office ordered to present federal subpoenas

After Boston Globe reporter Andrew Ryan was denied access to federal subpoenas by the City of Boston, Shawn Williams, Massachusetts supervisor of records, ordered Boston Mayor Martin Walsh to acknowledge whether such documents exist and the reasons for their exemption from disclosure, according to a Friday order from Williams. “The City is hereby ordered, within ten (10) days of this […]

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Campus Crime Logs: April 18-24

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from April 18 to April 24. Assault at 590 Commonwealth Ave. Officers responded to Metcalf Science Center April 18 at 3:09 a.m. to conduct a well-being check on a female student. Officers located the party in the basement and noticed that she was crying and was accompanied […]

By Alyssa Meyers· · 0 comments · Campus, News
It is estimated the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority loses around $35 million in revenue from fare evasion on the commuter rail system each year. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA loses up to $42 million due to fare evasion

After a report found that fare evasion costs up to $42 million annually, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority released plans Monday to address fare evasion by implementing improved collection strategies, according to a Monday press release. A Keolis Commuter Services report analyzed the effects of fare evasion on the MBTA and presented the analysis to the Fiscal and Management Control […]

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The results of a survey released Monday by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources found that craft workers working at higher education institutions are some of the highest-paid staff members. GRAPHIC BY RACHEL CHMIELINSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Non-exempt staffs in universities in the Northeast experience better pay, study says

Hourly paid non-exempt staff in higher education institutions in the Northeast receive higher salaries than those in other parts of the United States, with skilled craft staff earning a $7,000 lead from the national average, according to a survey published Monday. The survey, conducted by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, included survey results from more than […]

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The 2015 Hugo Shong Reporting on Asia Award winner, Jason Rezaian, speaks beside his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, and brother, Ali Rezaian, Tuesday afternoon at the College of Communication. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Jason Rezaian receives Hugo Shong Award, talks of imprisonment in Iran

The Boston University College of Communication presented The Washington Post’s Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian with the Hugo Shong Reporting on Asia Award Tuesday for his work in Iran prior to his arrest. The award was initially presented to Jason’s brother, Ali Rezaian, on Dec. 8, 2015 at BU when Jason was still imprisoned, The Daily Free Press reported Dec. 9, […]

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On Friday, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced the Massachusetts Innovation Bridge, a new government-funded program that will create research centers as part of a partnership between the commonwealth and The MITRE Corporation. PHOTO BY SOFIA FARENTINOS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts Innovation Bridge to utilize commonwealth’s technology

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced Friday a partnership between the commonwealth and The MITRE Corporation to utilize emerging technologies and encourage innovation throughout Massachusetts, according to a Friday press release. The partnership, called the Massachusetts Innovation Bridge, will establish relationships with schools, scholars and companies working to “enhance federal agency missions,” the release stated. Baker said in the release that […]

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BU Student Government held its final senate meeting Monday in the Photonics building. Photo taken April 20. PHOTO BY ELLEN CLOUSE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Initiatives, amendments passed in year’s last SG meeting

The Boston University Student Government Senate gathered Monday evening for the last meeting of the 2015-16 academic year, passing four amendments and rejecting two throughout the nearly four-hour meeting. Adrianna Ortega, a South Campus Residence Hall Association senator and a junior in the School of Education, motioned at the beginning of the meeting to revote on SG President-elect Jake Brewer’s […]

By Sophia Eppolito· · 0 comments · Campus, News
Sustainability@BU hosted a Twitter dialogue Friday afternoon to encourage students to consider the future of sustainability and connect with leaders in the field. PHOTO BY ABBY FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Twitter dialogue encourages better understanding on sustainability efforts post COP21

Sustainability@BU hosted a #CleanEnergyU Earth Day dialogue via Twitter Friday and encouraged students and other Twitter users to participate and share their visions, ideas and commitments for a more sustainable future. The four-hour conversation that lasted between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. primarily surrounded issues following the Paris Agreement on climate change in December 2015, such as ways to deliver […]

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker nominated Hélène Kazanjian to the Massachusetts Superior Court on Thursday. PHOTO BY BRITTANY CHANG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Baker makes nomination to Massachusetts Superior Court

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker nominated Hélène Kazanjian Thursday to fill a position in the Massachusetts Superior Court, according to a Thursday press release. The release stated that if confirmed, Kazanjian, chief of the Trial Division in the Attorney General’s Office, will serve as the associate justice for the Massachusetts Superior Court, a seat that was vacated by Patrick Brady’s retirement […]

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A report released by the Environmental League of Massachusetts on Thursday rated the Baker-Polito administration's environmental efforts with a C. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS

Environment groups give Massachusetts environmental efforts C grade

In collaboration with several environmental agencies, the Environmental League of Massachusetts released its first annual report Thursday on the commonwealth’s environmental efforts, deeming Massachusetts’ efforts as a C, according to the report. “In light of findings here, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) earns a collective grade of C for their first year of work,” the report […]

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