Category: Student Organizations

‘So proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning’

Fierce as a dog with tongue lapping for action, cunning as a savage pitted against the wilderness, Bareheaded, Shoveling, Wrecking, Planning, Building, breaking, rebuilding, Under the smoke, dust all over his mouth, laughing with white teeth, Under the terrible burden of destiny laughing as a young man laughs, Laughing even as an ignorant fighter laughs […]

The Health Law Association’s Annual Firm Visit: Holland & Knight

Last Thursday evening marked the culmination of my largest responsibility as the Networking Director for BU’s Health Law Association (HLA) – our annual firm visit. This year I arranged for us to visit Holland & Knight, which is known in part for its large and diverse health law practice. I felt a lot of pressure […]

Hitting the Slopes in Maine

The SGA at BU Law does a great job organizing fun outings for the law students.  From chatting with friends at other law schools, I’ve gathered that BU Law’s SGA is exceptionally active.  One of my favorite events is the annual Ski Trip that took place last weekend.  Every year, BU Law arranges for students […]

Network, network, network!

The idea of networking seems to strike fear into the hearts of the meek. It feels formal and daunting. It pushes shy people far outside their comfort zone. I’ll admit that it can be incredibly intimidating, but it is one of the greatest skills you can gain. Before I started law school, I recall my […]

Getting Involved: American Constitution Society

There are many great student groups at BU Law, but one of my favorites is the American Constitution Society (ACS).  ACS is the progressive counterpart to the Federalist Society and believes “that law should be a force to improve the lives of all people.” As a first-year student, I served as our section’s representative, and […]

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 […]

Ladies and gentlemen of the jur-

At 9:35 a.m. on Monday, October 21, give or take a few minutes, I panicked. That day was supposed to be day one of two of a jury trial. Just over a year ago, as part of BU’s Civil Clinic, I got a housing case. My client lived in an apartment with a host of […]

Universal Health Care Reform

The BU Health Law Association recently hosted this great event last week and I wrote up a summary for the BU website- figured I should share on the blog, too! The original piece can be found here: http://www.bu.edu/law/news/akdag.shtml   Universal Health Care Reform in Turkey: Overcoming Legal and Political Barriers On October 22nd, BU School of […]

Health Law Association

This year I am taking advantage of my newfound 2L freedom to dive deeper into the field of health law. I’m taking two classes related to health law and I’m the president of the BU Health Law Association (HLA). I first got involved with HLA last year as a 1L representative. Student organizations generally elect […]

Intro to Year Two

Yesterday morning I noticed a few yellow leaves around the base of the trees outside my apartment building. The chilly air reminded me of waiting for the school bus at my parent’s house back in New York. Summer is over and I’m starting my second year of law school – theoretically older and wiser, but […]