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My reporting for BU News Service has brought me to the presidential inauguration, Capitol Hill and Las Vegas. I was chosen to report from CES, the world's largest consumer electronics show. BU was the only university to send a reporting team to CES. For all my BU News Service work, click here.

Thousands Advocate for Federal Marijuana Legalization on Inauguration Day

Donald Trump has assumed office as the 45th president of the United States, and D.C.-based marijuana advocacy group DCMJ wasted no time in attempting to get the new leader of the free world’s attention.

Frustrated Democrats Unsure Which Path to Take on Gorsuch

Judge Neil Gorsuch, U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee, declined to comment on a number of topics, including abortion, gun rights and campaign finance reform. On Tuesday, Sen. Patrick Leahy, Democrat of Vermont, pressed Gorsuch regarding President Trump’s travel ban, but Gorsuch would not budge.

Future of News Panel Focuses More on Ethics Than Tech

CES advertised its Future of News panel as one in which “industry leaders discuss how news will evolve as technology continues to disrupt the Fourth Estate.” But the discussion, albeit informative and vibrant, did little to address technology. The panel, featuring The Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro, Eric Weinstein, Managing Director at Theil Capital and Sara Fischer of Axios, briefly addressed the issue of subscription-based models for legacy media organizations.

Chandler Will Remain Senate President Through 2018 Amid Rosenberg Investigation

Standing alongside her Democratic colleagues, Senator Harriette L. Chandler, D-Worcester, announced Wednesday she will remain Senate President through the remainder of the 2018 legislative session as former Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg, D-Amherst, faces new scrutiny.

Study Suggests Risk Shift in Fast-Approaching Autonomous Future

Self-driving cars are expected to become more prevalent in the coming years, and a new AIG study shows that drivers around the world remain split on whether or not they would trust this technology. They are unified, though, in their insistence that manufacturers would face the most risk in an autonomous crash.

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BU News Service extensively covered CES 2018 events like the Sony press conference, where CEO Kazuo Hirai presented the company's new products.

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