By Kenny Chou

SAGE @ BU Hockey

December 10th, 2017

Hello SAGEers, come join us at Agganis Arena on 1/13/2018 as BU Terriers Men’s Hockey welcomes Providence College to town. Puck drop is at 7:00 PM.

Tickets are $5 dollars for SAGE Members, and $7.50 for guests – each SAGE member who signs up is allowed to bring at most one guest, first come first serve.

Please be advised there will be no refunds!! If there is someone on the waiting list we can facilitate an exchange but there is no guarantee. If you are not on our list, you will not be allowed on the boat. Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing sage@bu.edu.

Date: 1/13/2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Agganis Arena
Tickets: Get Tickets Here.

2018 Ski Trip Info & Ticket Sale

November 13th, 2017

SAGE is preparing for another Ski Trip in January!

Location
As always, this annual tradition is the best way to kick off the 2018 Spring semester! This year, we are heading to Sugarloaf Resort in Maine, which features lots of slopes for all skill levels. Surrounded by Maine’s Western Mountains in the heart of the Carrabassett Valley, Sugarloaf offers the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing in the East. Offering 1,230 skier and rider accessible acres and a continuous 2,820ft vertical, Sugarloaf is Maine’s second highest peak. The annual snowfall totals 200 inches and 14 lifts provide access to 161 trails and glades and 3 progressive terrain parks. We will lodge at Sugarloaf Village Condos, which is in the heart of Sugarloaf’s main base area and features full kitchen amenities.

Cost
This year, the trip costs $160 for SAGE members and $200 for SAGE guests. Every SAGE member who signs up for the trip is allowed to bring 1 guest (non-SAGE member) with them. Please keep in mind that we only have a limited number of tickets for guests given that we are limited to only two buses.

Tickets
Tickets will go sale on Eventbrite starting at 10 am on November 15th

The ticket includes 2-day lift pass, 2 nights of lodging, and charter bus from/to BU. Optional equipment rentals are available. Lessons will be on sale at a later date.

Where/when:
Meet at Marsh Chapel at 2PM on Friday 1/26 to load buses. Depart at 2:30PM for Sugarloaf. We will return to BU Sunday (1/28) evening.

Want more information?
Check out http://www.bu.edu/sage and http://www.sugarloaf.com or email us at sageskitrip@gmail.com

Refunds are not possible, however, we are happy to facilitate exchanges.
Join our Facebook group to get early notifications about events and ticket sales!

2018 Ski Trip – Save the Date

November 6th, 2017

It is almost winter and SAGE is preparing for another ski trip in January! As always, skiing is the best way to kick off the 2018 Spring semester! We have had a very successful turnout (~100 skiers/boarders) in past years, with both first timers and veterans attending.

This year, we are heading Sugarloaf Resort in Maine, which features lots of slopes for all skill levels. Surrounded by Maine’s Western Mountains in the heart of the Carrabassett Valley, Sugarloaf offers the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing in the East. Offering 1,230 skier and rider accessible acres and a continuous 2,820ft vertical, Sugarloaf is Maine’s second highest peak. The annual snowfall totals 200 inches and 14 lifts provide access to 161 trails and glades and 3 progressive terrain parks.

When: January 26-28
Busses will leave from BU early in the afternoon on friday, we will go skiing all day Saturday and Sunday and we will return Sunday evening.

Where: Sugarloaf in Maine. We will be staying at the Sugarloaf Mountain Village Condos.

Prices: $160 for members, $200 for guests (Rentals and lessons sold separately!)

Ticket Sales: Ticket sales will go up in the next few weeks! Tickets are limited (trip capacity ~100).

Join our Facebook group to get early event and ticket sales notifications!

The Nutcracker with the Boston Ballet

October 31st, 2017

Tickets available now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sage-the-nutcracker-with-the-boston-ballet-fall-2017-tickets-37923454072

Come joing SAGE for a night at the ballet! This year, we will be attending The Nutcracker at the Boston Ballet. Whether you’re seeing it again or for the first time, The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition that you just can’t miss. We’ll be witnessing the enchantment unfold at the Boston Opera House on Thursday, November 30th at 7:30pm. For just $18 for members and $22 for guests, join SAGE in ushering in the holiday season by witnessing the magic unfold at The Nutcracker with the Boston Ballet!
Limit is one guest per SAGE member. Tickets are limited!
Tickets are non-refundable, but SAGE can mediate exchanges with another willing party.

Email sage@bu.edu with any questions.

You can request disabilioty assistance at the Office of Disability Services – access@bu.edu (617) 353-3658

Pub Night + Halloween Costume Contest Thursday (10/26)!

October 24th, 2017

Join us this THURSDAY, October 26th at Sunset Cantina for a Spooky Scary SAGE Pub Night! This week, we will be hosting a Halloween Costume Contest! We hope you join us with you best costume to win some great prizes! We’ve had a spectacular showing for the past few years. 

Costume Contest Details: At 7:15 PM, make your way over to the stage at the back of Sunset to compete in one of three categories (individual male, individual female, group (4 or fewer)). The most popular participants (by audience applause) will receive a prize!

More Information:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/340200189776047/
Pub Night Info Page: http://www.bu.edu/sage/events/pub-nights/

 

Six Flags Fright Fest

September 29th, 2017

SAGE is hosting a trip to Six Flags for a thrilling and fun-filled tour of the Fright Fest! This Halloween blockbuster event is not for the faint-hearted. After 4:00 PM, the park transforms into a fright-filled environment with walk through attractions, scary shows, and thrill rides that make the most of the season. The park offers a set of day-time rides that you could explore before the Fright night attractions begin (after 4 PM). A variety of dining and shopping options are also available.

Tickets include:
• Round-trip bus transportation between Boston University and Six Flags New England
• Entry into the park Please note that food is not included in the ticket price.

Itinerary: Bus boards at Marsh Plaza (735 Commonwealth Avenue). But will leave at 9:30 AM in order to reach Six Flags New England by noon. Bus will leave Six Flags at 9 PM so that we can arrive back to the campus by 11PM.

Guests: Every SAGE member who signs up for the trip is allowed to bring 1 guest (non-SAGE member) with them. Please keep in mind that we will only have a limited number of tickets for guests, since we are renting only one bus.

Alternative Transportation: If you plan on getting to the venue by yourself, do let us know immediately so that we can factor that in while we work out the trip logistics. However, this will not result in any discount on the ticket price.

Refunds: Please be advised that there will be no refunds ! If there is someone on the waiting list, we can facilitate an exchange – but this is not guaranteed. If you are not on our list you will not be allowed on the bus.

As always, you need a SAGE Sticker on your BUID in order to attend. Please let us know if you have any questions.

 

Six Flags Fright Fest
Date: Saturday, October 14th
Time: 9:30AM – 11:00PM
Location: New England Six Flags!
Meeting Location: Marsh Plaza, 9:30 AM
Cost: $35 for SAGE Members, $40 for guests
Tickets: Eventbrite
More Info: Six Flags

**Only one guest per SAGE member is allowed

Sunday Concert at the Gardner Museum

September 27th, 2017

Join us for an autumn afternoon of chamber music on Sunday, October 29th, at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum! As part of the museum’s Sunday Concert Series, the world-renowned Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio will be performing three of Beethoven’s piano trios in the museum’s modern yet intimate Calderwood Hall. Made up of pianist Joseph Kalichstein, violinist Jaime Laredo, and cellist Sharon Robinson, the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio has been dazzling audiences for the past forty years and is hailed as one of the world’s most influential chamber ensembles.

Tickets are $5 for SAGE members and $8 for guests and include access to the museum’s extensive collection, which you can enjoy before or after the concert – perfect for a Sunday afternoon!

Date: Sunday, October 29th
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (Ticket includes admission to museum galleries)
Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Calderwood Hall – 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02215
Price: $5 for SAGE members, $8 for Guests*
Ticket**: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sage-sunday-concert-at-the-gardner-museum-fall-2017-tickets-38285359541
More Info::https://www.gardnermuseum.org/calendar/event/kalichstein-laredo-robinson-trio-20171029

*Limit one guest per SAGE member.
**Tickets are non-refundable, but SAGE can mediate exchanges with another willing party.

Email sage@bu.edu with any questions

You can request disability assistance at the Office of Disability Services – access@bu.edu (617) 353-3658

2017 Fall Assembly and Elections

September 20th, 2017

Come to the SAGE Fall General Assembly on October 5th, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm in ERB (44 Cummington Mall) Room 203. ———– Pizza will be served!!

We will introduce the mission of SAGE, the current board, highlight some upcoming events, and elect new officers. SAGE is looking for fun and motivated individuals to join our board this upcoming year. As a member of the SAGE board, you can:

  • help organize events you are interested in – typically 2 per year, which you attend for free or at a reduced cost!
  • gain leadership experience – great resume booster!!
  • meet and network with other talented and motivated individuals who are active in the BU community create a fun environment for your peers!
  • Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings to discuss ongoing and upcoming events. We are looking for representative from all  departments, including Master, PhD and LEAP students

If you interested, please fill out this form!

Please, feel free to email sage@bu.edu with any questions you may have

The Nutcracker with the Boston Ballet

September 17th, 2017

Date: Thursday, Nov 30, 2017
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Boston Opera House; 539 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111
Price: $18 for SAGE members, $22 for guests of SAGE members. Limit 1 guest per SAGE member. No refunds.

Come join SAGE for a night at the ballet! This year, we will be attending The Nutcracker at the Boston Ballet. Whether you’re seeing it again or for the first time, The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition that you just can’t miss. We’ll be witnessing the enchantment unfold at the Boston Opera House on Thursday, November 30th at 7:30pm. For just $18 for members and $22 for guests, join SAGE in ushering in the holiday season by witnessing the magic unfold at The Nutcracker with the Boston Ballet!
Look for the Eventbrite link in a SAGE email, coming soon. Subscribe to our emails on the home page!

Fall 2017 Landsdowne Social

August 29th, 2017

The fall semester is finally here, so we wanted to remind you that we are hosting the SAGE Landsdowne/Bill’s Bar Welcome (Back) Social next Thursday, September 7th. The event will take place at Bill’s Bar and Lounge from 7PM until 10PM, with appetizers and free drinks for SAGE members. Following the event, there is live DJ that comes into the Bar, as well as live band karaoke next door at the Lansdowne Pub, so stick around and get to know your fellow engineers even better.

Itinerary: We have Bill’s Bar reserved for SAGE for the event. Food will be available from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. SAGE members will be able to get two drink tickets upon arrival, and can request more for as long as they are available after 8:30 PM. You will need to bring a valid photo ID (e.g. liscence, passport), as they will be checked at the door. New students should stop by the Graduate Programs Office to get their SAGE sticker before the event, as we will be checking for it when handing out the drink tickets. Guests are welcome, but will need to purchase their own drinks