Category: In the Community

Boston is for the Birds

As I made the long drive from Seattle to Boston on my way to BU Law, I picked up a birding guidebook so I could try and figure out what kinds of avian life I would see on the trip across the country. One thing I quickly learned is that bird watching is harder than […]

Across the River: Harvard Square

Exploring Boston is something I’m determined to do more. When I was younger we would come into the city for a specific purpose. As I’ve gotten older and started coming into the city more on my own, I’ve slowly explored new areas. There is SO much to see in Boston and each area has such […]

Snow Day!

Today my fellow Terriers awoke to this delightful bit of news: “EMERGENCY BU ALERT: Boston University’s Charles River Campus is cancelling daytime and evening classes on Thursday, February 9, 2017 as of 6:00 AM. All academic and administrative activities (e.g. classes, seminars, student activities and meetings) that are scheduled to take place are cancelled. Academic […]

BU Law: A Study in Character

Take a look at any law school admissions website and you’ll see a myriad of metrics by which law schools are compared: student demographics, employment and bar passage rates, distinguished faculty and alumni, unique program offerings—the list goes on. And yet, perhaps the most important feature of a law school is the one factor that […]

Being a BU Student (Not Just a Law Student)

As an undergraduate the campus of my small liberal arts school was 384 fenced in acres of green grass dotted with brick buildings. Almost everybody lived on campus, my farthest walk to class was 12 minutes, and social life was more or less contained within the upperclassmen dorms or friends’ rooms. Though Boston University is […]