Friday, amid much uncertainty about what kind of presidency he intends, Donald Trump is being sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. BU Today asked students to share their thoughts about what his most pressing to-dos should be.
Most of the nation will watch Donald Trump’s inauguration tomorrow from the comfort of their own homes. It will be more frenzied for journalists Sarah Toy and Rob Carter. While it’s possible that upwards of a million people may be at the ceremony to celebrate, or protest, the 45th president, Toy’s and Carter’s fingers will be flying […]
It seemed a fun assignment: write Donald Trump’s inaugural address as he might write it. But for Hannah LeBlanc (COM’18), it “was one of the most challenging assignments this semester.” For too many of her 21 years, she’d watched her mother endure cruel taunts because of a disabling bone condition. Now LeBlanc had to write […]
As director of BU’s Los Angeles Internship Program, William Linsman helped students find their place in Hollywood—sometimes literally. It was his habit to take new arrivals to the top of the parking garage at a nearby mall, where he would point to the ocean—“That’s west”—and to the mountains—“That’s north.” Pretty basic, but it helped students […]
Tucked away in an obscure corner of the Metcalf Science Center is a quiet room where old cabinets smelling faintly of mothballs line narrow aisles. The cabinets are filled with thousands of bird, mammal, insect, and plant specimens collected in the 1800s. Stuffed raptors stand in an open box on a countertop, the hawks and […]