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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 […]

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 […]

The Life of [Kerin] Riley celebrates Easter Irish style and visits Cork

The Life of [Kerin] Riley continues her musings on packing up life abroad, cooking scones and visiting beautiful Cork: Since Monday was Easter Monday we all had the day off of work.  A week or so ago Evan and I bought scone mix at the grocery store because we wanted scones.  So this Monday we […]

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 […]

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 […]

BU Quad Bucket List #7: Urban Biking Adventures

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

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 […]

BU Quad Bucket List #4: Beer Me, Boston.

By Chree Izzo, the Quad writer (@chreewashere) With the weeks winding down until graduation, there are many things you should do in Boston before saying goodbye to Beantown. Catch a Red Sox game at Fenway, see a midnight movie at Coolidge Corner, nosh a cannoli at Mike’s in the North End. Now, all that’s well […]