Posts by: Lauren Davalla

BYSO fundraiser tonight

Ever wonder who those high school students are practicing at CFA all weekend?  It’s Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), now in its 53rd season, and tonight they are holding their inaugural spring Celebratory Event at Mandarin Oriental Boston from 6:30-9:00 PM.  Along with their Honorary Host Committee Members Yo-Yo Ma, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino […]

BU Quad Senior Bucket List

Starting on March 1, the senior editorial staff  from the Quad began contributing weekly posts outlining the activities, places and trips all Boston-area college students should have on their bucket list.  A total of 10 posts makes up what these graduating seniors believe to be the most compelling, noteworthy “must-do’s” for all underclassmen to accomplish […]

Special Coffee & Conversation today on Obama announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death

In reaction to President Obama’s announcement late last night of the death of Osama bin Laden, the Dean of Students (DOS) office is hosting a special Coffee & Conversation today from 3-5 PM ET in the Howard Thurman Center (George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave, Lower Level).  Can’t make it?  DOS will be live-streaming it […]

BU Quad Bucket List #10: South Boston Street Festival

By David Bragha, the Quad writer If I had to pick one thing for everyone to do during their time in Boston, I’d probably tell them to attend the South Boston Street Festival. It isn’t necessarily the most fun thing to do in the city, and it doesn’t carry the obligatory blood alcohol content level […]

BU Quad Bucket List #9: Getting out of Boston

By Deanna Falcone, the Quad writer There are so many great things to do in Boston that it may seem pointless to leave at all. However, it is sometimes nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of a big city and relax in a quieter, yet equally interesting town or city. New England […]

Robert Lowell Memorial Lecture tonight

The Creative Writing Program will host its annual Robert Lowell Memorial Lecture featuring former Poet Laureate and 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner Kay Ryan and program alumna Katherine Hollander tonight at 7:00 PM in the Photonics Center, Room 206.  The Lecture was established to bring distinguished writers to campus to read alongside recent graduates of the […]

Celebrated writer Walter Mosley at GSU tonight

The Friends of the Libraries will host celebrated writer Walter Mosley tonight at 5:30 PM in Metcalf Hall (2nd Floor of George Sherman Union, 775 Comm Ave).  Mosley is the author of more than 34 critically acclaimed books, including the bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins and Devil in the Blue Dress, which was adapted […]

BU Quad Bucket List #8: Explore Music Venues for Every Genre

By Meghan Ross, the Quad writer For some reason, as soon as I graduated high school, I decided it was time to mark my newfound freedom as a college student living on my own in a different city by becoming an avid concert-goer. Also, I really needed to experience live music beyond just the 2 […]

Creative Writing hosts faculty reading tonight

The Creative Writing Program, one of the oldest writing programs in the country, is hosting their annual faculty reading tonight at 6:00 PM in the SMG Auditorium (595 Comm. Ave).  Faculty participating include: Leslie Epstein (Program Director) David Ferry Louise Glück (United States Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner) Allegra Goodman (National Book Award finalist) […]

BU Quad Bucket List #7: Urban Biking Adventures

By Andrea Abi-Karam, the Quad co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief