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Family and Friends Weekend is here!

FYI Student Blog October 13th, 2017 0 comments

This is the week of the infamous Friday the 13th!  Werewolves will howl to the moon, vampires will resurrect from their coffins, and Jason will put on his notorious hockey mask. Although we love our ghoulish guests, us Terriers have more important visitors arriving this weekend; our Family and our Friends. From October 13th through […]

Terriers for Puerto Rico: Student-Led Hurricane Relief Initiatives

FYI Student Blog October 6th, 2017 0 comments

The following is a list of student-run fundraising initiatives for Puerto Rican hurricane relief. If you have any events to share, please email dos@bu.edu with the subject line, “For Puerto Rico Website.” Please note that we recommend that students looking to do fundraisers donate anything raised to the Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico initiative. Blaze Pizza Fundraiser sponsored […]

The fun never stops: where to find events after the first few weeks of school

FYI Student Blog September 22nd, 2017 0 comments

The Terriers are back and flooding the Charles River Campus. For the past three weeks, white tents popped-up on open quads, grills fired up for barbeques, and bouncy houses inflated on turf fields. Although it seems we just arrived, our finalized schedules, and the mountain of homework piled on our desks may suggest otherwise. So […]

Coffee & Conversation: Constitution & Citizenship Day

FYI Student Blog September 18th, 2017 0 comments

September 17 is Constitution & Citizenship Day in the United States. Per tradition, we will be recognizing this day with this week’s Coffee & Conversation, which will include a screening of 14 the Movie. It is an hour-long documentary on judicial cases and moments that defined American citizenship. We hope you will join us on […]

Join us this Sunday for Daybreaker

FYI Student Blog September 8th, 2017 1 comment

We’re throwing a dance party at Metcalf Ballroom on Sun 9/10 and we know you will love it! We are Daybreaker, a morning yoga + dance party experience, that has been waking up and dancing, 350k strong, in 21 cities around the world. We’re known for throwing epic events with incredible talent, DJs, snacks, dancing […]

Why this BU tradition will have you avoiding a piece of Marsh Plaza

FYI Student Blog August 10th, 2017 0 comments

Tradition. A large part of any college student’s journey. Traditions help to mold the character and image of a university; to engage in a university’s timeless tradition helps to etch yourself into the fabric of the institution you call home. Boston University is home to many student traditions. We are often seen sporting scarlet and […]

Better cell service coming to areas of BU

FYI Student Blog August 7th, 2017 0 comments

Visibly, loud construction projects are halting the flow of traffic up and down Commonwealth Avenue. Traffic guards guide pedestrians through steamy streets, busy with workers, and heavy machinery.  But what you cannot see is the major cellular tower project taking place on our campus. Verizon Wireless has been installing SpiderCloud on Bay State Road, in the […]

Alert: Commonwealth Avenue Overpass work begins

FYI Student Blog July 28th, 2017 0 comments

Tonight, on your way back to West Campus, you may encounter a large pedestrian detour in addition to the loud crackle of power tools, shredding concrete. From July 27, until August 14, 2017, the Massachusetts Turnpike overpass bridge on Commonwealth will be completely closed. This means no vehicle of any sort will be able to […]

Feed your brain with “Food for Thought”

FYI Student Blog July 24th, 2017 1 comment

“Food for thought”…, you’ve heard the saying, and so have I. So I hope it is safe to assume that we both know the phrase refers to a subject to be “chewed on”, like food. Okay, at this point you may already be wondering, why in the world would I write a blog post about […]

Changes come to BU’s beloved FYSOP

FYI Student Blog July 12th, 2017 1 comment

For 28 years, Boston University has allowed new students to arrive early to campus and get acclimated and active in the city. As an undergraduate, you are probably aware of the well known program, titled FYSOP, or the First Year Student Outreach Project. But, did you know that after nearly three decades of success, FYSOP […]