Category: Student News & Voices

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Commencement address by student speaker Monica Narang

Student commencement speaker Monica Narang (CAS ’11) addressed nearly 20,000 attendees at Sunday’s celebration and reflected on student life, academics and BU’s “soul”:

The next Dean Elmore? Experience commencement through the eyes of a graduate

BU Today joined Kyle Trotman (CAS’11) at this weekend’s events from the Champagne Reception on Friday night through Commencement yesterday to offer a graduate’s perspective.

“Just stew it!” say the south campus stewards

Graduating seniors Molly Byrd (CAS), Emily Drevets (CAS) and Emily Bell (CAS, COM) gave BU Today and inside look into what their lives were like while studying at BU the past four years and how they came to give away “free stew and friendship” on Wednesdays: See more be BU Today’s Point of Departure series […]

MET students to explore Boston during commencement weekend

MET’s Distance Education graduates have studied remotely for most of their tenure at BU but this weekend they will get a chance to explore the Charles River Campus and the city of Boston while participating in MET’s GPS Urban Adventure.  On Saturday starting at 12:30 PM, these graduates will discover the secrets of Boston and […]

Studying a third language through a second: Senior Yue Huang on her BU experience

Senior Yue Huang (COM’11) traveled from her home in Beijing to Boston University, and quickly learned that although she knew English, her American slang could use some work. She didn’t stop there — using her second language to learn her third (Spanish), and eventually her fourth (French). In Points of Departure, Huang talks about growing […]

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 […]

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 […]