Mayor of San Juan: What Will You Do in a Moral Crisis?

Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84, Hon.’18) delivers emotional Baccalaureate address “You may not accomplish everything you set out to do, but I guarantee you…you will never fail,” Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84, Hon.’18), told those at BU’s Baccalaureate Service at Marsh Chapel May 20. The mayor of San Juan, P.R., talked about the desperation Puerto […]

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Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84) Honored with a Doctor of Laws

San Juan mayor who battled a hurricane and a president is Baccalaureate speaker Less than eight months after sparring with President Trump over the federal government’s aid to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84) will give BU’s Baccalaureate address and receive an honorary degree. Photo courtesy of Cruz. […]

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Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Will Speak at 145th BU Commencement

Longtime US congressman will receive Doctor of Laws degree Members of the Class of 2018 reacted enthusiastically to the announcement that longtime civil rights activist US Representative John Lewis (D-Ga.) will speak at BU’s 145th Commencement on May 20. Photo by Cydney Scott. Announced at Senior Class Breakfast: civil rights icon John Lewis will deliver […]

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