Posts by: Lauren Davalla

Global Day of Service

Each April, the Alumni Association & Community Service Center team up to host and organize the Global Day of Service for BU community members.  In 2010 3,736 GDS volunteers performed 14,971.5 hours of service in 43 cities.  Service sites are set up around the world, providing a cohesive and organized global effort to further the […]

A Taste of BUA tonight at 808

Boston University Academy will hold its 12th annual benefit auction A Taste of BUA at tonight at 6:30 PM. The event will be hosted by NECN’s TV Diner personality Billy Costa and will include both live and silent auctions.  Food samples will be provided by area restaurants including Eastern Standard, Capital Grille, Davio’s, South End […]

Join Jerry Remy’s on campus for the Visiting Chef Series

Each semester Dining Services features a Visiting Chef on campus. This semester they invited Jerry Remy‘s participate; a tw0 location (Boston Seaport and Fenway neighborhoods) sports bar and grill franchise named for, and created by, the President of Red Sox nation Jerry Remy.  Starting at 5PM tonight, and ending at 9PM, all of the campus […]

BU Quad Bucket List #6: The Skywalk Observatory

By Josh Mellits, the Quad writer (@joshjo351) Do you think BU has a big campus? Do you feel that the distance from Allston to Kenmore is too much to bear? Well, there’s nothing like a panoramic view of Boston to get some perspective on our university, and the Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center provides […]

The Life of [Kerin] Riley on quarter-life crises

The Life of [Kerin] Riley continues her musings on life abroad, turning 21, traveling the Irish countryside and a possible quarter-life crisis impending: A Hard Question “I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till I drop. This is the night, what it does to […]

2011 Class Gift Campaign Challenge

Dean of Students Kenn Elmore has just announced a challenge to the graduating Class of 2011;  if 2,011 members of the graduating class gift the University $2,011 by midnight on May 21, 2011, the night before commencement, he will tux up and jump into the Charles River. Watch this video on YouTube In addition, if […]

BU Quad Bucket List #5: Boston’s Alternative Movie Theaters

By Paul Squire (@pauljsquire) and Monica Castillo (@purplegirl8485), the Quad writers It’s late on a Friday night, and you’ve got a craving for popcorn. You gather up your friends and head to the local multiplex. But just around the corner are other movie theaters, ones you’ve probably never noticed before, stuffed full of the greatest […]

Synchronized Swimming, the ultimate team sport

The decade old Synchronized Swimming Team here at BU practices six hours in the FitRec Pool and three hours on dry land per week and yet competes against Division I Varsity Level Programs from schools around the country. You can see team members in action at their end-of-season show on Tuesday, April 5, at 8:30 […]

Robert Pinsky reading tonight

The Creative Writing Program is hosting famed poet and BU Professor of Poetry Robert Pinsky for a reading from his newest book Selected Poems.  Pinsky was formerly a United States Poet Laureate and has written nineteen books.  The event will take place tonight at 7:30 PM in the Photonics Center (8 Saint Mary’s Street) in […]

Students spend spring break week volunteering in Washington, D.C.

BU Today tagged along with a group of ten chaperones, students and coordinators who spent their week off from classes volunteering at two organizations in Washington D.C via the BU Community Service Center Alternative Spring Break program.  In its 24th year, the program coordinated more than 300 students last week to volunteer with 36 organizations […]