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Hip Hop Hooray

FYI Student Blog March 21st, 2019 0 comments

Fusion is one of the hundreds of student organizations you will find on BU’s campus. The group, which is celebrating their 26th anniversary, will be hosting Fusion Presents: Elements XIX, a dance performance and competition on Saturday, March 30, 2019 in the GSU. Find out more about the group and their Elements event on BU Today.  

Need a Spring after Break?

FYI Student Blog March 19th, 2019 0 comments

A week of rest sounds like a great thing to have. No classes may mean relaxing for some, partying for others, and for people like me, catching up or getting ahead of homework. Regardless of what we did, the freedom in our schedule allowed us to set our own groove for seven days. But this […]

Vigil for New Zealand Victims

FYI Student Blog March 18th, 2019 0 comments

On Friday, March 15, 2019, two mosques were attacked in Christchurch, New Zealand. This horrific attack took the lives of 50 innocent Muslims, with dozens more injured. The Islamic Society of Boston University will be holding a prayer and vigil to honor and pray for the lives of those affected and taken, and allow space […]

Deadline Extended for AAU Survey on Sexual Misconduct

FYI Student Blog March 6th, 2019 0 comments

We’ve extended the deadline for you to respond to the AAU Survey on Sexual Misconduct. You now have until March 11 to give the University your feedback on these issues on campus. This survey is totally separate from the University-wide Sexual Misconduct Prevention Training, which is mandatory. This Survey is optional, but we would really […]

Politics in Arts, Arts in Politics

FYI Student Blog February 25th, 2019 0 comments

The arts are people’s expression of their dreams and fears, their creativity and aspirations, their aesthetic senses and values, but also their politics — their beliefs about who we are and how we should be as societies. And the arts have always provided means through which people can express their political views. On the heels […]

Is there any meaning to the word “privacy” anymore?

FYI Student Blog February 14th, 2019 0 comments

We live our lives in public more and more. Most of us use many forms of social media every day that send rich information about us out to strangers. And strangers, for better and worse, seek lots of information about us without our specific assent. Every stroke of the key on our computers and mobile […]

East Coast or West Coast? Championship Sunday is here

FYI Student Blog January 28th, 2019 2 comments

On Sunday, Los Angeles and New England will battle in the largest championship game of the year. If you’re looking to watch and celebrate the Big Game (and/or its spectacular commercials) with friends, we have several options for you. As is BU tradition, our biggest viewing party will take place in Metcalf Ballroom in the […]

Do you need something notarized? Spring 2019 Notary Hours

FYI Student Blog January 24th, 2019 0 comments

The Dean of Students office has notaries available for BU students, faculty and staff. If you’re in a rush, we also have a partnership with an online service (founded by BU alumni) who can notarize for you at a reduced rate. Spring 2019 Notary Schedule Our walk-in hours for notary services will be the following for […]

MLK 2019: BU’s 47th Commemoration

FYI Student Blog January 18th, 2019 0 comments

Join us on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1pm for Boston University’s 47th Commemoration of alumnus Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Our keynote speaker is U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, serving the 7th District of Massachusetts.Learn more about this year’s event on our MLK Commemoration page. Here are clips from this year’s event. The entire event […]

NEW All-Gender Bathrooms in the GSU

FYI Student Blog November 19th, 2018 1 comment

If you’ve been on the second floor of the GSU in the past month, you’ve probably noticed some construction taking place. The reason behind the tapes and drapes: two all-gender, single occupancy bathrooms, located in the Stone Lobby (second floor across from Metcalf Hall). These new additions, provide safe facilities for all students and campus […]