Category: In the Community

Where should I live while attending BU Law?

(Written with guest help from 3L Deniz Aktas and other volunteers.) It’s that time of year – students that have decided to come to BU Law have begun looking for housing. I remember feeling totally overwhelmed looking for an apartment in Boston from my home up in New Hampshire. So, I’ve asked some friends and […]

30 and flirty and thriving — for real

My 30th birthday is tomorrow, and I’ll be at school, presenting a mock trial for 25% of my Trial Advocacy grade. Being 30 and in law school isn’t the typical plan. It certainly wasn’t mine. I recently rewatched “13 Going on 30,” and let’s just say my plans at 13 were a lot like young Jennifer […]

Spring break pro bono’s so nice, I did it twice!

Last year I went to Portland, Maine, to work at Pine Tree Legal Assistance for spring break, as part of the BU Law Pro Bono Program’s spring service trips. The work was so educational, so interesting, and so fulfilling that I decided to go for a second round! I was the only student from last […]

Thinking Local

With all of the snow we’ve had in Boston recently, small businesses have had a rough go of it. People haven’t gone out shopping as much lately. They’ve been eating out less. Businesses have had to close for days. Valentine’s Day reservations were cancelled. In fact, this week was declared Valentine’s Week by Massachusetts Governor […]

Blizzards… So Many Blizzards

I’m not sure I would say “survive a few blizzards” was ever really on my bucket list of things to do, but at least now I can appreciate what “cold” really means and why northerners are so tense. Growing up in sunny and warm Georgia weather definitely used to make me wonder why northerners are […]