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World Cup Bracket Winners

Featured, General NewsJuly 16th, 2014

Hey, Terriers!

Thanks for participating in our World Cup  challenge! We scored 306 brackets, and chose the top 14 winners to receive some awesome prizes. Since half of you made your predictions after the tournament started, we split the brackets into two groups, depending on when you completed them. So don’t fret if you picked Spain during session one of orientation. The following winners will be receiving  2 tickets on a Boston Duck Tour exclusively for BU students, BU apparel, and a movie ticket. Congratulations!

 

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#YourBU: Your World Cup Bracket

Featured, General NewsJune 12th, 2014

Excited about the World Cup? Have a love for competition? Join us in our campus wide bracket, to see who can predict this year’s winner! Fill out your Official SAO World Cup Bracket and send it back to us at saomktg@bu.edu for a chance to win specialty BU athletic apparel. We’ll also be around at orientation with paper brackets for you to fill out. Best of luck!

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A Fresh Welcome

Featured, General NewsJune 11th, 2014

With the start of Orientation 1 this afternoon, today marks the beginning of our  new terriers’ journey at BU. The students we’ll be welcoming throughout the summer make up some of the best and brightest in the world! We couldn’t be more excited to welcome all of the new ideas, energy, and passion that they’ll bring to campus.

New Terriers, this is your home now. Be yourself and do what you love.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter during Orientation to chat with us or take part in our #SAOchallenge. Don’t hesitate to ask us about anything while you are here or still at home. We’re always willing to help out.

A Year in Review

General NewsMay 9th, 2014

Well Terriers, just like that another academic year has come to a close at Boston University. As you all move into your summer plans, we wanted to say thank you for another incredible year here at Student Activities. This year, student organizations put on a grand total of 296 events, incorporating everything from performance to business, and everything in between. Our student organizations put on 94 philanthropic, giving back to the Boston community, as well as the global community, and helped to make an impact on the world. This year, 103 different meals and banquets were put on by student organizations, celebrating accomplishments, culture, and a love a food. We also saw 175 different opportunities for students to engage athletically on campus this year, again showing the passion and involvement that so many Boston University students possess.

This has been an incredible year for collaborative programing, new organizations, and amazing events. Make sure that your student organization registers for next year by May 18, and keep on doing what you love. Have a safe and happy summer Terriers!

Acapella Round-Up

Featured, General NewsApril 23rd, 2014

Spring semester is wrapping up, and that means one thing….not finals, ACAPELLA SHOWS! Here’s a quick list of all of the shows happening around BU this weekend:

Fri. 4/25

Sat. 4/26

Happy Singing!

Spend Passover with BU Hillel

Events, Featured, General NewsApril 15th, 2014

To all students looking to observe Passover this coming week, meals will be served at Boston University Hillel! The menu looks delicious, so make sure you sign up in advance: bu.edu/hilleldining or call 617-353-7200

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Weekend Update

Featured, General NewsApril 2nd, 2014

Matt & Kim at BU
Sat. 4/5, 9:00PM in Metcalf Ballroom

Indie duo Matt & Kim will bring their spunky hybrid of indelible songs, emphatic beats, and tireless energy in a show just for BU students on our very own campus! Non-BU students may attend the concert if accompanied by a BU student, but only one guest is allowed per student.

Tickets are $16 and are on sale now - mkbu.eventbrite.com!

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Matt & Kim come to BU in 5 DAYS!

Featured, General NewsApril 1st, 2014

Haven’t bought your tickets for Matt & Kim yet? Not familiar with the indie/pop duo? For $16 you and your friends can come see a world famous band here at BU this Saturday night! With Matt’s impressive falsetto, Kim’s killer drumming, and the duo’s love of audience involvement (Kim’s dating service anyone?), these two are sure to deliver a concert that’s anything but average!

BU students are allowed to bring up to one non-BU student each, but must accompany them to the concert.

BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY – mkbu.eventbrite.com

Senior Reception as ISGM

Featured, General NewsMarch 31st, 2014

BU Seniors, join the BU Arts Initiative for a night of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and mingling at the beautiful Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Tickets are just $10, and include your first drink.

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE

Senior Week Sales Every Friday

General NewsMarch 28th, 2014

Senior week will be here before you know it, so join the BU takeover now! Every Friday we’ll be offering discounted ticket prices and special giveaways for individual senior week events. Stop by the Senior Week table in the GSU link every Friday between 11am and 2pm to get the discount access code to buy your event tickets for 10% off. Use the discount code before midnight on Sunday, and you could end up getting your ticket for free (that’s right, we’ll give you that money back). We’ll also be giving away 2 FREE Red Sox tickets every week to a lucky senior who stops by our table.

This Week:

We’re selling tickets for the Paradise Rock Club Dance Party. Join us on Saturday May 10 for this exclusive BU takeover complete with the incredible DJ Earworm spinning all your favorite songs. Tickets are usually $26, but head to the link before 2pm and get your ticket for 10% off! Did we mention we have candy? What are you waiting for?