Category: Student News & Voices

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 […]

Radian 6 Social 2011

Last Thursday, I was lucky enough to attend Radian6‘s first user conference Social 2011 located at the gorgeous Marriott Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. For those of you who do not know, Radian 6 is a media monitoring and engagement company that effectively “helps businesses listen, discover, measure and engage in conversations across the social web.” In other […]

BU Quad Bucket List #7: Urban Biking Adventures

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

Terrier Tech debuts with review of latest 4G device

If you’ve seen Best Buy’s brilliant “Technology Moves Fast” commercial, you understand those words couldn’t be more true.   Well BU’s newest segment, Terrier Tech, is here to help lessen the “cool today, outdated an hour from now” blow by reviewing the latest mobile phones, tablets, apps, and other devices.  Their first review features the HTC […]

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 […]

Getting to know the Howard Thurman Center

We spotted this video on the Howard Thurman Center’s Culture Shock blog. Learn a bit more about the HTC’s mission and culture, and meet some of the people who call it home. Want to learn more? Visit their website, or reach out to the Center’s Assistant Director, Raul Fernandez, via e-mail or on Twitter.

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 #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 […]