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Melanie Rieders, Boston University
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Caption: Thursday, November 14, 2013 – Governor Patrick administers the official oath of office to Serge Georges, Jr. as an Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court, Roxbury Division in the Governor’s Office.

01. News

1st – Taylor Hartz, Boston University
Photo Title: Firefighters’ Farewell
Firefighters' Farewell

Caption: Boston Firefights lift the casket carrying Lt. Edward Walsh Jr. onto Engine 33 as hundreds of firefighters line Main St. in Watertown, Mass., after the funeral services for Walsh at St. Patrick’s church.

2nd – Grace Donnelly, Boston University
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Caption: Red Sox pitcher Koji Uehara (center) holds the 2013 World Series Trophy at Fenway Park after winning the World Series for the first time at home since 1918 on Oct. 30, 2013, in Boston, Mass.

3rd – Justin Douglas Saglio, Boston University
Photo Title: Beacon Street Fire
Beacon Street Fire

Caption: March 26, 2014 – Firefighters climb a ladder while responding to a 9-alarm blaze on Beacon Street in Boston, Mass.

HM – Kenshin Okubo, Boston University
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Caption: City Councilor John Connolly celebrates with his wife, Meg, at the Hibernian Hall on Sept.24 after he advanced to the general election in the race for Mayor Menino’s seat.

HM – Kenshin Okubo, Boston University
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Caption: Fans celebrate near Fenway Park after the Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.

02. Feature

1st – Melanie Rieders, Boston University
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Caption: Thursday, November 14, 2013 – Governor Patrick administers the official oath of office to Serge Georges, Jr. as an Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court, Roxbury Division in the Governor’s Office.

2nd – Carolyn Bick, Boston University
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Caption: Boston, MA, April 13, 2014 — Rosa Evora, center, reacts after finishing the last leg of One Run for Boston. The coast-to-coast run began in Los Angeles, CA, on July 1, 2013.

3rd – Justin Douglas Saglio, Boston University
Photo Title: Vigil for Marathon Bombing Victims
Vigil for Marathon Bombing Victims

Caption: April 18, 2013 – A girl holds a candle during a vigil outside town hall in Framingham, Mass. for victims of the terrorist attack at the 2013 Boston Marathon.

HM – Dominique Riofrio, Boston University
Photo Title: Bachelorette Party
Bachelorette Party

Caption: December 07, 2013. Wendy J. Reardon, a 42-year-old former stripper, hosts a bachelorette at her pole dancing studio in Allston, Mass.

HM – Anna Olivella, New England School of Photography
Photo Title: Mariachi Javier Mijares
Mariachi Javier Mijares

Caption: Mariachi Javier Mijares rehearsing at his home in Roslindale, MA.

03. Sports

1st – Michelle Jay, Boston University
Photo Title: Over Board
Over Board

Caption: Boston College defenseman Steve Santini hits Boston University forward Mike Moran during the first round of the 2014 Beanpot Tournament at T.D. Garden in Boston, Mass. on Feb. 3, 2014.

2nd – Kenshin Okubo, Boston University
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Caption: Bikers swerve the corner of Cambridge Street and New Sudbury Street in the 2013 TD Bank Mayor’s Cup on September 21.

3rd – Michelle Jay, Boston University
Photo Title: Find The Puck
Find The Puck

Caption: Boston University and Cornell University men’s hockey players track the puck during the Red Hot Hockey game at Madison Square Garden in New York on Nov. 30, 2013.

HM – Grace Donnelly, Boston University
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Caption: American University Men’s basketball player, Tony Wroblicky celebrates at the end of the Patriot League’s Championship game at Agganis Arena in Boston, Mass. on March 11, 2014. American University men’s basketball beat Boston University men’s basketball 55-36.

HM – Dominique Riofrio, Boston University
Photo Title: Wrestling
Wrestling

Caption: May 18, 2013. Wrestling is one of the traditional sports competitions that take place during the Pacha Mama festivity in the indigenous community of Sarayaku in Ecuador.

04. Portrait

1st – Melanie Rieders, Boston University
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Caption: Officer Lok observes an event honoring the National Guard at the Massachusetts State House.

2nd – Kenshin Okubo, Boston University
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Caption: Sharon Weissburg, 20, is a fashion writer at The Quad, an internet magazine at Boston University. She often experiments with different fashion styles, piecing together various outfits with purchases from thrift shops and yard sales to brand name stores.

3rd – Anna Olivella, New England School of Photography
Photo Title: Former ballerina
Former ballerina

Caption: Former ballerina after teaching a class.

HM – Olga Khvan, Boston University
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Caption: Artist Gwyneth Leech draws in the windows of the Anthropologie store in Cambridge, Mass., as part of a live art installation.

HM – Kiva Kuan Liu, Boston University
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Caption: November, 9, 2013, New York City- Yaojie Gao is a Chinese AIDS activist. She has revealed the truth behind the AIDS epidemic that has been going on in China. Hilary Clinton helped Gao to flee to the U.S. in 2008.

HM – Poncie Rutsch, Boston University
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Caption: January 16, 2014 – The second Saila requests a portrait. The four Sailas serve as both spiritual and political guides to Mulatup, one of several hundred islands in the indigenous province of Guna Yala in Panama.

05. Picture Story

1st – Dominique Riofrio, Boston University
Photo Title: Pacha Mama
Pacha Mama

Caption: May 17, 2013. Samaï Gualinga (right) helps her mother Sabine Bouchat to paint her face in preparation for the Pacha Mama festivity at the Sarayaku indigenous community in Ecuador.

2nd – Taylor Hartz, Boston University
Photo Title: Firefighters’ Farewell
Firefighters' Farewell

Caption: Boston and Watertown firefighters saltue outside the Watertown Fire Department on Main St. in Watertown, Mass., as the funeral procession for Lt. Edward Walsh Jr. passes en route to St. Patrick’s church.

3rd – Anna Olivella, New England School of Photography
Photo Title: East Boston backyard
East Boston backyard

Caption: East Boston backyard bordering flight path, MA.

HM – Taylor Hartz, Boston University
Photo Title: What I Carry
What I Carry - Cadet Kennedy

Caption: Cadet Kennedy carries gloves, a tissue, a pencil and a notebook containing the briefing sent to her platoon leaders while serving as the Alpha Company commander.

HM – Grace Donnelly, Boston University
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Caption: Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets Kelsey Cummings and Alec Lynde write down notes during one of three night classes they attended the first night of the Fitness Training Circuit weekend at Fort Devens in Shirley, Mass on Sept. 29, 2013. The ROTC of Boston University goes to Fort Devens and various forts near Boston to complete necessary training exercises throughout the year.

06. Video/Multimedia

1st – Justin Douglas Saglio, Boston University

2nd – Carolyn Bick, Boston University

3rd – Kathryn Campbell, Boston University