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Two students dance to Drake at the Boston University Black Community Welcome Reception.

Black Community Welcome Reception

Boston University students enjoy a clambake behind the George Sherman Union, August 9, 1977

Clam Bake ’77

Anil Daibee surprises Swasti Shukla on their 10th anniversary with a flash mob proposal in front of Warren Towers, the place they first met, on Sept. 15, 2018.

Love at First Dorm

A student reads some physics in the shade of Marsh Chapel.


Students study the new mural in the student government office


Tie dye at the First Day Festival

Tie dye

Incoming Boston University students gather on Nickerson Field for the Student Activities Office Activities Fair in 1987.

SAO Activities Fair

new students make paper lanterns

Making paper lanterns


Students move into housing at Wheelock

Wheelock Move-in

A student unloads a mattress in front of Marsh Plaza

Losing a Mattress



Students cheering at the Comm Ave Charity Classic hockey game

Charity Classic

Sociedad Latina


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