Category: Extracurriculars

This is what relaxation looks like

I’d almost forgotten what it felt like to breathe. This year was a total whirlwind: The first week of January, we set a date for our wedding and finished up law school applications. In February, invitations went out, and offers were weighed. In March, we finalized plans to move to Boston and celebrated my birthday […]

Face to face, screen to screen

  You never promised me a social network, BU. But boy, have you delivered! I’ve been able to make my way through almost an entire semester of interaction, thanks to your Facebook presence and the connections made through it. Thanks for that. I’ve learned who’s quiet but hilarious, seen inside jokes evolve in the space […]

“America’s Political Dysfunction” Conference

It’s a rare occasion when you get to see your law professor raise his or her hand to ask a question. It’s not often you see your professor engaged in a spirited debate with a faculty member of another law school about the holding of a case you studied in constitutional law. It’s not every […]

Dressing the Part

Halloween is quickly approaching. A night filled with all sorts of sweets, plenty of parties, and more costumes than one could ever imagine. It can be a lot of fun to dress up and go out with friends. Putting on a mask allows us to become someone else and adopt a new personality for the […]

Fitness Classes… for Free?

I’m fond of the term “Free… with the cost of tuition” to describe the many sometimes-somewhat-hidden perks of being a BUSL law student, from the food provided by SGA and the many student activities groups to the computer chargers on loan in the Pappas library to the subject of today’s blog post: my Friday afternoon […]

What Kind of Lawyer

I came to law school because I wanted to be a lawyer, and I knew that to be a lawyer I had to go to law school first. When I enrolled at BU, I thought law school was an obstacle: to do the thing I want to do (be a lawyer), I have to go […]

My first piece on Social Earth

Greetings All, I come to you with another dispatch from the world of 3L-dom. I, like many of my friends and colleagues are still figuring out where we fit in, in the law and the world that surrounds it and or is powered by it. I am still attempting to connect all the dots, and will […]

Stand Up Against Racism Event at Holland and Knight

This week is the national annual Stand Up Against Racism event. I have been fortunate enough to work with the school and Holland and Knight and will be participating as a panelist. The event details are below: Is Empathy Enough? The Role of Art in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Holland & Knight, Boston University School […]

Key Note Speech for the Boston Community Leadership Academy Event

I have been lucky enough to be selected to do the morning keynote speech this Friday for the BCLA youth leadership event. This is a great honor. I am excited to be able to connect with the youth and use my story as a way of inspiring them. It is especially great to use my […]

Semester in the Governor’s Office

If you looking for a great way to spend your final semester in law school I would highly recommend participating in the Semester in Practice program (SIP). I have been able to spend my last semester working everyday in the Office of the Governor’s Legal Counsel. I have had the opportunity work on regulatory issues, gaming issues, […]