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SAGE is a student-run organization that works to enhance the experience of graduate students in the College of Engineering at Boston University. We focus on building a large community by hosting a variety of events throughout the year, including social, athletic, and service-oriented activities. This site is intended to serve as a source of information about our organization and executive board and as a general resource to current and incoming graduate students.

This website is currently under construction. Please contact us with feedback and suggestions.


Announcements

Dinner Cruise tickets on sale now!

By Kenny Chou
April 25th, 2018 in Dinner Cruise, Social.

Welcome to the annual SAGE Dinner Cruise! We will take a scenic cruise around Boston while enjoying dinner, a night of dancing, and a cash bar! Your ticket includes 2 free $14 drink tickets. This year’s event will be $55 for SAGE members and $70 for guests. We have a limit of one guest per SAGE member.

The boat cruise will be on Saturday, April 28th, to ensure we all have enough time to dress up and arrive in style. We will meet at Rowe’s Wharf, Gate B and boarding starts at 7pm.The boat leaves the dock at 8pm and so you should make sure you are on board before 7:30.

This will be a semi-formal event with a DJ and dance floor. The dress code per the contract with Odyssey cruises is as follows: Collared shirts for men (jackets and bow-ties requested). For women, cocktail wear, a dress or dressy-casual attire. Dark or dressy jeans are acceptable. However, we strongly recommend no casual jeans, t-shirts, shorts, athletic shoes or flip flops.

Please be advised there will be no refunds! If there is someone on the waiting list we can facilitate an exchange but there is no guarantee. If you are not on our list, you will not be allowed on the boat. Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing sage@bu.edu.

Dinner Cruise
Date: Saturday, April 28th
Time: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: Rowes Wharf, Gate B
Tickets: Eventbrite
Facebook Event: RSVP on FB
**Only one guest per SAGE member is allowed

Join SAGE at BU’s Relay for Life

By Kenny Chou
March 26th, 2018 in Announcements.

Cancer is a disease that affects everyone – rich or poor, old or young. Relay for Life is an organization who’s mission is to raise awareness and money to help fight cancer. Relay for Life is held at high schools, colleges, and community arenas nationwide, raising millions of dollars each year.

Boston University is holding its Relay for Life event on April 21nd – 22rd, 2017. For the third time, SAGE is fielding a team, and is hoping to raise as much money as we can for this worthy cause. This year GSO is joining forces with SAGE to make an even stronger graduate student presence.

If you can, please contribute to this cause by either donating your time by joining the team and/or donating to the team. Additionally, if you would like to take part in helping planning this event, or as a team captain please contact Christine Nykyforchyn (csnyky@bu.edu).

Team Link: http://main.acsevents.org/goto/SAGEGSO

SAGE at AcousticaElectronica!

By Kenny Chou
March 26th, 2018 in Concert/Theatre, Social.

SAGE will be attending AcousticaElectronica, an immersive theater show with dance, music and circus arts. AcousticaElectronica sets its tale in the world of art’s past, resurrecting its most intriguing ghosts and planting them here in this new future. Dorian Gray, Carmen, Pierrot Lunaire, Odette the Swan, and the Conductor all travel through time, struggling to discover who they were and what they are to become. This show blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts, and immersive theater with the infectious energy of a nightclub to bring you an evening you won’t encounter anywhere else.

Date: Friday, April 6, 2018
Time: Start: 10pm, End: 12am
Location: OBERON – American Repertory Theater (2 Arrow Street. Cambridge, MA 02138)
Tickets: Eventbrite. Tickets are $10 for SAGE members and guests.

Limit is one guest per SAGE member
Tickets are non-refundable, but SAGE can mediate exchanges with another willing party
Attendees must be 21 years of age or older
Please email sage@bu.edu with any questions

 

Spring 2018 Red Sox Game – Save the Date

By Kenny Chou
March 1st, 2018 in Sporting Events.

Come celebrate the beginning of baseball season with SAGE at a Boston Red Sox game vs. the Oakland A’s on Monday, May 14th! Game starts at 7:10pm, doors open at 5:40pm. Limited tickets will be available! Each SAGE member is limited to one guest. Tickets will include entry into the game. Food and beverages may be purchased at Fenway.

Red Sox Game:
Date: Monday May 14th
Time: 7:00 – 11:59 PM
Location: Fenway Park Bleachers (section 41 rows 35-39)
4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215

Save the Date: SAGE at the BSO featuring Yo-Yo Ma

By Kenny Chou
February 22nd, 2018 in Concert/Theatre, Social.

Join SAGE at the BSO on Thursday, March 29th for what is sure to be one of this year’s musical highlights! Renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma joins the BSO and violist Steven Ansell for a performance of Richard Strauss’ 1897 tone poem Don Quixote, conducted by Andris Nelsons. The program also includes the American premiere of a piece by German composer Jörg Widmann and Mozart’s brief Symphony no. 23, which Mozart composed at age 17. Keep an eye out for tickets!

Date: Thursday, March 29th
Time: 8-11 PM
Location: Boston Symphony Hall

Paint Nite Spring 2018

By Kenny Chou
January 25th, 2018 in Announcements, Paint Nite, Social.

It’s creativity on tap with SAGE’s Paint Nite 2018! Join us as we take over The Paint Bar on Newbury St to wine, dine and unleash our creative spirit. Participants are taught by one of the instructors in a relaxed step-by-step painting session. Hors d’oeuvres are included, and beverages will be available for purchase. All equipment is provided and no experience is necessary. Doors open at 6:30pm on Thursday, February 15. It’s everything a great nite out should be- friends, food, drinks and a one-of-a-kind painting that you get to take home!

Event Name: SAGE Paint Nite 2018!
Event Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Event Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Location: The Paint Bar,
248 Newbury St,
Boston, MA 02116
Price: $7 for members, $9 for guests (Spots are limited!)

Eventbrite link is here! https://sagepaintnight2018.eventbrite.com

update: event is sold out. Please email sage@bu.edu to be added to waitlist.

SAGE @ BU Hockey

By Kenny Chou
December 10th, 2017 in Social, Sporting Events.

Hello SAGEers, come join us at Agganis Arena on 1/13/2018 as BU Terriers Men’s Hockey welcomes Providence College to town. Puck drop is at 7:00 PM.

Tickets are $5 dollars for SAGE Members, and $7.50 for guests – each SAGE member who signs up is allowed to bring at most one guest, first come first serve.

Please be advised there will be no refunds!! If there is someone on the waiting list we can facilitate an exchange but there is no guarantee. If you are not on our list, you will not be allowed on the boat. Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing sage@bu.edu.

Date: 1/13/2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Agganis Arena
Tickets: Get Tickets Here.

2018 Ski Trip Info & Ticket Sale

By Kenny Chou
November 13th, 2017 in Announcements, Ski Trip, Social.

SAGE is preparing for another Ski Trip in January!

Location
As always, this annual tradition is the best way to kick off the 2018 Spring semester! This year, we are heading to Sugarloaf Resort in Maine, which features lots of slopes for all skill levels. Surrounded by Maine’s Western Mountains in the heart of the Carrabassett Valley, Sugarloaf offers the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing in the East. Offering 1,230 skier and rider accessible acres and a continuous 2,820ft vertical, Sugarloaf is Maine’s second highest peak. The annual snowfall totals 200 inches and 14 lifts provide access to 161 trails and glades and 3 progressive terrain parks. We will lodge at Sugarloaf Village Condos, which is in the heart of Sugarloaf’s main base area and features full kitchen amenities.

Cost
This year, the trip costs $160 for SAGE members and $200 for SAGE guests. Every SAGE member who signs up for the trip is allowed to bring 1 guest (non-SAGE member) with them. Please keep in mind that we only have a limited number of tickets for guests given that we are limited to only two buses.

Tickets
Tickets will go sale on Eventbrite starting at 10 am on November 15th

The ticket includes 2-day lift pass, 2 nights of lodging, and charter bus from/to BU. Optional equipment rentals are available. Lessons will be on sale at a later date.

Where/when:
Meet at Marsh Chapel at 2PM on Friday 1/26 to load buses. Depart at 2:30PM for Sugarloaf. We will return to BU Sunday (1/28) evening.

Want more information?
Check out http://www.bu.edu/sage and http://www.sugarloaf.com or email us at sageskitrip@gmail.com

Refunds are not possible, however, we are happy to facilitate exchanges.
Join our Facebook group to get early notifications about events and ticket sales!

2018 Ski Trip – Save the Date

By Kenny Chou
November 6th, 2017 in Announcements, Ski Trip, Social.

It is almost winter and SAGE is preparing for another ski trip in January! As always, skiing is the best way to kick off the 2018 Spring semester! We have had a very successful turnout (~100 skiers/boarders) in past years, with both first timers and veterans attending.

This year, we are heading Sugarloaf Resort in Maine, which features lots of slopes for all skill levels. Surrounded by Maine’s Western Mountains in the heart of the Carrabassett Valley, Sugarloaf offers the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing in the East. Offering 1,230 skier and rider accessible acres and a continuous 2,820ft vertical, Sugarloaf is Maine’s second highest peak. The annual snowfall totals 200 inches and 14 lifts provide access to 161 trails and glades and 3 progressive terrain parks.

When: January 26-28
Busses will leave from BU early in the afternoon on friday, we will go skiing all day Saturday and Sunday and we will return Sunday evening.

Where: Sugarloaf in Maine. We will be staying at the Sugarloaf Mountain Village Condos.

Prices: $160 for members, $200 for guests (Rentals and lessons sold separately!)

Ticket Sales: Ticket sales will go up in the next few weeks! Tickets are limited (trip capacity ~100).

Join our Facebook group to get early event and ticket sales notifications!

The Nutcracker with the Boston Ballet

By Kenny Chou
October 31st, 2017 in Concert/Theatre, Social.

Tickets available now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sage-the-nutcracker-with-the-boston-ballet-fall-2017-tickets-37923454072

Come joing SAGE for a night at the ballet! This year, we will be attending The Nutcracker at the Boston Ballet. Whether you’re seeing it again or for the first time, The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition that you just can’t miss. We’ll be witnessing the enchantment unfold at the Boston Opera House on Thursday, November 30th at 7:30pm. For just $18 for members and $22 for guests, join SAGE in ushering in the holiday season by witnessing the magic unfold at The Nutcracker with the Boston Ballet!
Limit is one guest per SAGE member. Tickets are limited!
Tickets are non-refundable, but SAGE can mediate exchanges with another willing party.

Email sage@bu.edu with any questions.

You can request disabilioty assistance at the Office of Disability Services – access@bu.edu (617) 353-3658