speaker Jon Westling to celebrate student accomplishments, honor September
Soon after the Class of 2002 began its final year at BU,
it witnessed on television, along with the world, several horrific acts
that none will ever forget: the September 11 terrorist attacks in New
York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa.
and aptitude are second nature for Case, Melville, and Trustee scholars
"Come back with your shield, or on it," mothers
in ancient Greece reputedly told sons going off to battle. It's a familiar
rallying cry for Jenny Chen, who is cocaptain of the Spartans -- the Undergraduate
Classics Association's intramural basketball team.
Ferland, and Kowal earn Perkins Awards for University service
When Megan McLaughlin saw Deborah Claar walk
into her hospital room one evening in 1997, she assumed the Sargent College
undergraduate academic advisor had come "to talk to me about completing
my assignments and missing too much class time," she says. In fact,
Claar was simply worried about McLaughlin, who was suffering from renal
speaker urges strength amid uncertainty
As a journalism intern in Washington, D.C., last fall,
Sorboni Banerjee had bigger things to fret about than deadlines -- like
remembering to take her daily dose of Cipro. Working in the capital during
the September 11 terrorist attacks and the subsequent anthrax scare, Banerjee
(COM'02) quickly learned to put her fears aside.
Brunch: humor and poignancy share the stage
Assuring seniors that they are indeed ready
for an uncertain job market, BU President Jon Westling offered several
tongue-in-cheek résumé-writing pointers during his annual
Senior Brunch address.
minister Michael E. Haynes to deliver Baccalaureate sermon
From the pulpit of Roxbury's Twelfth Baptist
Church and on the streets of the surrounding black neighborhoods, the
Reverend Michael E. Haynes has for five decades dedicated himself to saving
souls and inspiring young people to pull themselves out of poverty.
into the future
The last issue of the B.U. Bridge for the 2001-2002 academic
year will be published on May 16. (Please note: no advertising
will be accepted for this issue.)
Although you won't see the newspaper around campus during the
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