In 2014, violinist Hannah Lawson accompanied her husband to the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia looking for adventure—and became her community’s go-to source for arts, culture, and after-school entertainment. Private lessons for eager expatriate students led to a job opening at an international school, where most of the students are foreign nationals living in company […]
FICTION The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life (Flatiron Books) Sharon Pywell (GRS’89) Neave, the protagonist in Pywell’s latest book, reads the steamy romance novel The Pirate Lover as an escape from her closed-minded Massachusetts town and from living in the shadow of her glamorous older sister, Lilly. Year after year, she returns to the book […]
On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria, a category 5 storm, hit Puerto Rico with devastating force. Months later, approximately 40 percent of the island’s residents still do not have consistent electricity and 10 percent do not have reliable access to clean water. A recent New York Times analysis puts the death toll at over 1,000. […]
Brian Arnoff has been experimenting with food and restaurant ideas since he left BU. The SHA alum opened his upstate New York restaurant two years ago, and it’s earned a reputation for fresh, local comfort food and high-end cuisine, like the sweet crab blintzes he says are a great dish for New Year’s Eve.
As is our wont, BU Today is celebrating the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which opens today across the globe, with a trivia contest, announced earlier this morning. When it ended today at 1 pm, we entered the names of everyone who answered all the questions correctly in a drawing for two free […]