In part two of our new feature “Threads,” profiling students with an eye for fashion and a sense of style, we hear from Joshua Hinnant (CAS’17). He describes his fashion style as “free and unrestricted,” and says the world is inspiration for his fashion sense.
When @Union opened in 2009, its goal was to provide great food and coffee to a diverse community that includes college students, families, artists, and young professionals. It’s still making good on that six years out, its American fusion menu and fresh house-roasted coffee attracting long lines, not to mention a weekend brunch that’s a major […]
One of the world’s most respected literary awards—the Man Booker Prize for Fiction—has been awarded for the first time to an American writer, BU alum Paul Beatty (CAS’84, GRS’87). Beatty was unanimously selected for his blowtorch-hot satire on race in America, The Sellout (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015). At a ceremony in London on Tuesday, the 54-year-old New […]
Class by class, lecture by lecture, question asked by question answered, an education is built. This is one of a series of articles about visits to one class, on one day, in search of those building blocks at BU. On a recent blustery, drizzly morning, Scituate Harbor is choppy and gray, mirroring the overcast sky, the […]
Among the important decisions facing Massachusetts voters at the ballot box in November is whether to allow expansion of charter schools in low-performing (primarily urban) districts that are at or nearing the state’s enrollment cap. The evidence suggests strongly that the state’s students will benefit were voters to pass the referendum. Charter schools are not […]