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July 31st, 2012

Olympic coverage spans sports, politics & business


Kate Johnson sports her British flag headband in Leicester Square for ringing of the bells. (Photo by Ashley Lisenby © Boston University News Service) From the streets to the stadium, student reporters in BU’s London Olympics program have covered many stories of the 2012 London Olympics. Among them: Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s visit, a […]

July 5th, 2012

Dispatch from London: Olympics Countdown


“London is ready.” That’s the declaration from an East End native and Olympics guide as well as a member of the Olympics Development Authority. Week One of BU’s Covering the London Olympics program kicked off with students visiting the major venues, including a “stingray” aquatics center, the Olympics Village and stadium. Security personnel are everywhere, […]

December 13th, 2011

Students tapped to cover Olympics in London


Fifteen BU students will cover the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London as part of a unique professional partnership program offered by the College of Communication and the Boston University Study Abroad office. Starting this July, the participants will live in BU’s complex in London, study the history and politics of the Games, then complete […]