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Nicholas Nixon was photographed at his exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in 2010.

Sex, power, and photography. At MassArt, how far is too far?

Photographer Nicholas Nixon has long been known for his provocative classes at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. But even students awestruck by his work were stunned when he asked them to analyze pictures of his own penis.

The Massachusetts State Police substation at the Boston Fish Pier in the Seaport District.

In Seaport, it’s State Police vs. Boston police in battle over turf

State Police scandals have ignited a long-running tug of war over who polices the several-block South Boston waterfront.

Students Eric Harpootian and Theodore Bakas received a pizza delivery from Marc Prophet of Stoovy Snacks, while Prophet live streamed the delivery to the company's followers on social media. Stoovy Snacks delivers food directly to students’ rooms at Boston University's Student Village 2 dormitory.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Food delivery right to your dorm door: How some campus dining halls are competing with GrubHub

Schools are turning to technology to let students order ahead for food and even delivering the goods right to their dorms.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/baker2.jpg Mass. Legislature sends Baker sweeping criminal justice bill

The bill is part of a national movement to ease punitive “tough-on-crime” measures crafted in the 1980s and ’90s.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/privacy-2ndld-writethru-a6de01a8-3840-11e8-9c0a-85d477d9a226.jpg Facebook says Cambridge Analytica harvested data of up to 87 million users

The new figure is substantially greater than the previous estimate.