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Jury members at the Marathon bombing trial will be tasked with deciding whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be sentenced to life in prison or to death if he is found guilty. This week’s "YouSpeak” asks BU students to weigh in on which punishment he should get.
What’s Up BU?
- Just-in-Time Career Fair 10:30am
- Working with Federal Agencies12:00pm
- Dan Cohen Introduces The Digital Public Library of America3:30pm
- Sargent Choice Dinner5:00pm
- T-Shirt decorating for the Clothesline Project5:00pm
- Paddington Goes to College: Children’s and Young Adult Literature6:00pm
- Boston University MBA Information Session6:00pm
- Brave Miss World Film Screening 7:00pm
BU Hillel hosts a special screening of the Emmy-nominated film Brave Miss World, about an unthinkable crime and an inspiring fight for justice. In 1998, Miss Israel, Linor Abargil, was raped at knifepoint and seven weeks later was crowned Miss World. She has become a global advocate in the fight against sexual violence. A discussion will follow the screening. Learn more about the film here. Florence & Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Rd.
BU Today’s six-part series “Reaching Out” examines the many ways the Boston University community works to ease the hardships of immigrants and refugees in the Boston area. The programs, we find, are as diverse as the people they serve.
Reaching Out: BU-Chelsea program helps immigrants with English, and life
Reaching Out: LAW students offer asylum seekers free, often life-saving counsel
Reaching Out: BU trained, they work in hospitals, courts, and schools