Category: Student News & Voices

Sargent Choice Night Tonight

Dining Services and the Nutrition & Fitness Center are excited to offer Sargent Choice exclusive options at all of the student dining halls tonight beginning at 5:00 PM.  Sargent Choice only holds these nights once per semester – don’t miss out on a chance to try some delicious, healthy dishes!

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 […]

Hey Seniors, Check this out

Now that I’m back from Spring Break, I’m faced with a  harsh reality check:  commencement is just around the corner. In fact, exactly 2 months from today we will be filling onto Nickerson Field in those gorgeous red gowns to collect the most important piece of paper we have ever earned. If the very thought […]

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 […]

BU Quad Bucket List #3: Explore local culture in Jamaica Plain

By Heather Vandenengel, the Quad writer While I love romping around Allston or Coolidge Corner as much as the next BU student, after the third night weekend in a row spent on Harvard Ave., I get a creeping feeling that I’ve seen it all before. And that’s when I head over to Jamaica Plain. Perhaps better […]

The Life of [Kerin] Riley on Lent and laundry

Kerin is spending her first Lenten season away from her family in Massachusetts.  She speaks in her latest post about the challenges of keeping to the traditional Catholic diet of meatless Fridays and fasting.  Also, she reflects on life away from home while trying to cook for herself and do her own laundry: “who would […]

BU Quad Bucket List #2: Splurge on a great meal

By Stephen Maouyo, the Quad writer When I look back on my time at Boston University, it seems that there’s very little I did outside of school that didn’t involve spending money.  Lots of it.  See, I have two speeds when it comes to money management: complete saver or complete spender.  And, since only about 0.072% of the […]

PR Advanced: Be the Change

On Saturday, February 26, I attended PRSSA’s PR Advanced Conference: Be the Change. Attended by students from 22 different US colleges, the conference featured some of the brightest minds from the top public relations agencies from around the country. The day kicked off with an inspiring keynote speech by Jon Iwata, IBM’s Senior Vice President […]

BU Quad Bucket List #1: Party Favors, a hidden gem

By Lauren Hockenson, Publisher & Co-Founder of the Quad Just when I thought it was going to be springtime in Boston, Old Man Winter comes back in full-force. It’s days like these where I need to treat myself to something that satisfies my sweet tooth and puts a comforting sensation in my belly. Yes, everyone, I’m […]

the Quad shares their BU bucket list

We’ve asked the senior editorial staff of the Quad to share their Bucket List of things and places all BU students should experience and visit before they graduate.  On Monday morning, February 28, the Quad Co-Founder and Publisher Lauren Hockenson, who is a senior at COM scheduled to graduate in May, will kick off our […]