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Three members of the Boston University Student Government Executive Board, including Student Body President Richa Kaul, will step down next semester to study abroad. PHOTO BY STANISLAVA LABETSKAYA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student Government leadership sees turnover, changes for next semester

With the fall semester at Boston University coming to a close, Student Government leaders said they […]

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Boston University Police Department has seen an unusual number of cases in stolen credit card information, fraudulent phone calls and in-person rouses during the Fall 2014 semester. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUPD sees increase in scams, fraud on campus

With a string of recent scam and fraud reports on campus, the Boston University Police Department […]

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Mayor Walsh, City Council disagree on several city issues

At the beginning of his term, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh pledged to work closely with the […]

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Mayor Walsh appoints BRA director at Chamber of Commerce breakfast

Business executives from throughout the Greater Boston area joined Boston Mayor Martin Walsh Wednesday morning as […]

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Campus Crime Logs: Dec. 1 to Dec. 7

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from Dec. 1 to Dec. […]

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Friday his choice to endorse the pilot program for body cameras in police forces, but said other issues should be prioritized before body cameras become a necessity. PHOTO COURTESY TASER

Mayor Walsh, police open to future use of body cameras

After vocalizing opposition to the measure originally, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh endorsed looking into the possibility […]

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Jeffrey Rosenblum, cofounder of Livable Streets, speaks to a crowd about BU Bikes in the Jacob Sleeper Auditorium at Boston University on Tuesday evening. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Bike advocates, city officials talk about Comm. Ave construction plans

The Boston University student-run group BU Bikes hosted a public meeting Tuesday in Jacob Sleeper Auditorium, […]

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced a public safety plan on Saturday to make Boston’s neighborhoods safer and stronger, including building upon Boston Foundation and Boston Centers for Youth and Families initiatives. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh’s public safety plan will merge preexisting programs to prevent violence

The Boston Foundation and the Boston Centers for Youth and Families will collaborate to create a comprehensive […]

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Nontraditional students, those who are older than 25 when they earn their degree, are less likely to be emotionally attached to their alma maters, a Friday Gallup poll suggests. PHOTO COURTESY OF EVOLLLUTION/CREATIVE COMMONS

Nontraditional students less likely to feel attached to alma mater, study finds

While a recent Gallup poll found that nontraditional students are less likely to be emotionally attached […]

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Monday a “Pay for Success” initiative to accommodate more than 800 of Massachusetts’ approximately 1,500 chronically homeless individuals. GRAPHIC COURTESY OF MEGHAN KELLY

Gov. Patrick’s “Pay For Success” initiative to combat homelessness

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced a “Pay For Success” (PFS) initiative Monday to combat chronic homelessness […]

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