As Primary Season Kicks Off, BU Students of Both Parties Volunteer for Presidential Candidates

Who they’re supporting and why, with Democrats, especially, asking whether “electability” is code for white male privilege A fringe benefit of campaign volunteering: Grace Naquin (CAS’23) snared a photo with Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Ind. Photo courtesy of Buttigieg campaign. New Hampshire voters, accustomed to aspiring and future presidents […]

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Pete Buttigieg’s First Hire in Iowa, a BU Alum, Is Ready for Long Haul

Sydney Throop’s months of work for Democratic presidential candidate comes to a head tonight with caucuses Sydney Throop (far left, in gray sweater) and Pete Buttigieg at Pete for America headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa, for a national staff conference call in early January. Photo by campaign staff photographer Chuck Kennedy. The late stages of […]

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