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New Student Groups on Campus: Part 2

Featured, General NewsOctober 22nd, 2014

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New Student Groups on Campus: Part 1

Featured, General NewsOctober 20th, 2014

SAO is pleased to welcome over 30 new student groups on campus this year! We will be featuring new groups all week – be sure to stay tuned for more.
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Weekend Update

Featured, General NewsOctober 16th, 2014

Break the Silence
Thursday 10/16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm in CAS 326.

Join BU’s Active Minds and Humanists of BU in a discussion about mental health issues. Guest speakers, including BU undergraduates, will be telling their own stories to help break the stigma associated with mental illness.

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Coffee and Conversation
Friday 10/17, 3:00 – 5:00 pm in the Howard Thurman Center

Coffee and Convo with Dean Elmore (#BUConvo) is back tomorrow in the HTC! The topic will be posted on the Dean’s Blog on Friday morning, giving you just enough time to do some reading, and a little thinking, before heading over. Make sure to bring your own mug for coffee and bring all of your friends! The more opinions there, the better the convo will be.

GABbing at UNO’s
Friday 10/17, all day at UNO’s Kenmore. 

Global Architecture Brigades is hosting a fundraiser at UNO’s to raise money for their trip to Honduras. Immerse yourself in deliciousness inside the restaurant or order out – either way you’ll be helping a great cause!

Songs for Smiles
Friday 10/17, 7:00 pm in the Stone Science Building, Room B50. 

Boston University’s premier all-female a cappella group Terpsichore is teaming up with Operation Smile at the second annual Songs for Smiles A Cappella Concert. Come see Terpsichore perform along with several incredible groups including The BosTonesMustard SeedThe SweetheartsThe TreblemakersThe Berklee CharlieChords, and The Vanderbilt Melodores. Admission is free, however you will have the option to give a donation to Operation Smile at the concert. Check out the Facebook event page for more information.

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Check out this blog post for off-campus picks!

What’s up with FRINGE?

Events, FeaturedOctober 14th, 2014

Have you seen the posters outside CFA advertising the 2014 Fall Fringe Festival? Are you confused about what exactly Fringe Festival is? We’ve got you covered.

Fringe Festival is a collaborative effort from both the CFA School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre to showcase the talent of their students in new or rarely performed works. This year’s festival seeks to engage audience members in new ways as it revolves around CFA’s  ”Keyword: Intersect” initiative. For any lovers of the arts, this is one event on campus you won’t want to miss! The talent showcased in Fringe Festival ranges from singing and acting, to writing, lighting and conducting. This year’s festival lasts two weeks, from Oct. 8 through Oct. 26 at the Boston University Theater. Tickets are free to those with a BU ID, $3.50 for CFA members and $7 General Admission. To buy tickets, go to bostontheatrescene.com.

Click here for a schedule of the performances and company bios.

 

 

 

Weekend Update!

Featured, General NewsOctober 9th, 2014

CFA Fall Fringe Festival
Wednesday 10/8 – Sunday 10/26 at BU Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210

The BU Fall Fringe Festival, now in its 18th season, is a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts Schools of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre. The festival’s mission is to produce new or rarely performed significant works in the opera and theatre repertoire, bringing performers and audiences together in unique theatrical settings.bu.edu/cfa/fringe

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BU Wind Ensemble Concert
Thursday 10/9, 8:00PM in Tsai Performance Center

Treat your ears to an evening of beautiful melody, with a concert from BU’s very own Wind Ensemble. Their performance is sure to not disappoint.

Soiree
Friday 10/10, 8:00PM in Metcalf Hall
ID necessary for admission

BU’s ASO is bringing back Soiree, a fan favorite, for the fifth year in a row! DJ Charlie B will be there providing the best of jams to break it down to on the dance floor. Soiree will run from 8PM-1AM, but doors will be closing at 11PM, so get there early! Buy your tickets for $10 in advance at eventbrite.com, tickets bought at the door will be $15.

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Be the Change Day
Saturday 10/11, 12:00PM in Metcalf Hall

Join Iota Nu Delta and SAALT for Be the Change Day 2014, a symposium style event for students engaged in philanthropic or cultural service are able to present about their work their groups are doing. There will also be presentations highlighting the importance of service in South Asia and Boston.

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Off Campus Picks of the Week!
For a list of local fall festivals happening around New England this month, check out this blog post!

A Guide to Boston’s Neighborhoods: Pt. 2

Featured, General NewsOctober 9th, 2014

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MKTG’s back with Round 2 of our favorite Boston neighborhoods to explore in your free time!  Think we missed something? Tweet us at @saoBU and let us know!

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Boston Book List

FeaturedOctober 9th, 2014

What’s better than curling up with a mug of tea and a good book on a nice autumn day? Curling up with a good book set in Boston! We’ve rounded up a list of some of our picks of the best Boston literature but if we missed your favorite be sure to let us know by tweeting us at @saoBU!

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Halloween Movie Marathon

General NewsOctober 8th, 2014

halloweenEnjoy these childhood classics & scary thrillers!

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Best Photo Spots in Boston

FeaturedOctober 6th, 2014

5150293604_fdfa4b7093_z(1)Since we know you’re all about winning that Insta-game, here’s a list of places to get killer shots and epic selfies in Boston:
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A Guide to Boston’s Neighborhoods: Part 1

Featured, General NewsOctober 3rd, 2014

Now that you’re beginning to settle into campus, why not be a little adventurous and explore some of BU’s nearby neighborhoods? In this new series from MKTG, we’ll be sharing some of our favorite off-campus spots all around Boston!

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