By Kenny Chou

2018 Fall General Assembly

September 1st, 2018

Welcome (back) BU Grads!

Curious about SAGE? Have ideas for events? Want to get involved? Come to our Fall Elections and General Assembly on 9/27 to learn about our upcoming events for the year and to find out how to get involved.

Questions? Email us at

Date: September 27th
Location: ERB 203 (44 Cummington 2nd Floor Conference Room)
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

2018 Fall Hiking Trip Ticket Link

August 9th, 2018

Tickets for the joing SAGE/GWISE Hiking Trip will be available here on Monday, August 13th at 10AM.

We will assemble at 7:45am in front of Marsh Plaza (735 Commonwealth Avenue), the bus will leave promptly at 8:00am. We will return in the late afternoon around 5pm.
Attendees must follow all park rules.

Please email with any questions

GWISE+SAGE Fall Hiking Trip
Date and Time: Saturday, September 8th from 8:00am to 5pm
Location: Mount Monadnock, Jaffrey, NH
Buses: Leave at 8:00 AM from Marsh Plaza
Cost: $6 + $2 SAGE members, $8 + $2 for guests — (2$ cash on the bus for park entrance fee)
Tickets: Eventbrite
**Only one guest per SAGE member is allowed

Landsdowne Social 2018

August 3rd, 2018

The fall semester is approaching, which means that SAGE is welcoming new graduate engineers to BU! To welcome new students into the SAGE community and to welcome back returning students, we are hosting our annual SAGE Landsdowne/Bill’s Bar Welcome (Back) Social on Thursday, September 20th. 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 will be 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. license, 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.

Landsdowne/Bill’s Bar Social
Date: 9/20
Time: 7PM to 10 PM
Location: Bill’s Bar (5 Landsdowne Street, Boston MA)
Cost: Free for SAGE members.
Guests: Members may bring guests, but guests are responsible for covering their own drink costs.
***Must have valid photo ID & SAGE sticker to attend!

2018 Fall Hiking Trip

July 24th, 2018

GWISE+SAGE Fall Hiking Trip
Date and Time: Saturday, September 8th from 8:00am to 5pm
Location: Mount Monadnock, Jaffrey, NH
Buses: Leave at 8:00 AM from Marsh Plaza
Cost: $6 + $2 SAGE members, $8 + $2 for guests — (2$ cash on the bus for park entrance fee)

GWISE and SAGE are teaming up to host a hiking trip on Saturday September 8th to Mount Monadnock, NH.
The bus will leave at 8:00am from in front of Marsh Plaza (735 Commonwealth Avenue). We will then return late afternoon around 5pm.
Attendees must follow all park rules.

SAGE Whitewater Rafting Trip 2018!

July 18th, 2018

Date: Saturday, August 25, 2018
Time: Start- 7:30am, End- 5:00pm
Location: Zoar Outdoor, 7 Main St, Charlemont, MA 01339

Come join SAGE for an exciting day of rapids on the Concord River in beautiful western Massachusetts! This trip includes a trip traversing class III rapids and a picnic lunch midway down the river.

The rafting trip will be run through Zoar Outdoor, a company out of western Massachusetts. Pickup from BU will occur at 7:30 am the morning of August 25, and drop everyone back at Boston University around 5 pm.

Zoar Outdoor will need to collect various personal information to ensure everyone’s safety on the river, such as date of birth and local address. Any dietary restrictions should also be specified to allow for a smooth riverside lunch.

Tickets are available for SAGE members and their guests, but in limited quantities!
SAGE Member: $50
Guest: $65

Tickets sales go live on Friday, July 20 at 10am! Available here

Dinner Cruise tickets on sale now!

April 25th, 2018

Welcome to the annual SAGE Dinner Cruise! We will take a scenic cruise around Boston while enjoying dinner, a night of dancing, and a cash bar! Your ticket includes 2 free $14 drink tickets. This year’s event will be $55 for SAGE members and $70 for guests. We have a limit of one guest per SAGE member.

The boat cruise will be on Saturday, April 28th, to ensure we all have enough time to dress up and arrive in style. We will meet at Rowe’s Wharf, Gate B and boarding starts at 7pm.The boat leaves the dock at 8pm and so you should make sure you are on board before 7:30.

This will be a semi-formal event with a DJ and dance floor. The dress code per the contract with Odyssey cruises is as follows: Collared shirts for men (jackets and bow-ties requested). For women, cocktail wear, a dress or dressy-casual attire. Dark or dressy jeans are acceptable. However, we strongly recommend no casual jeans, t-shirts, shorts, athletic shoes or flip flops.

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

Dinner Cruise
Date: Saturday, April 28th
Time: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: Rowes Wharf, Gate B
Tickets: Eventbrite
Facebook Event: RSVP on FB
**Only one guest per SAGE member is allowed

Join SAGE at BU’s Relay for Life

March 26th, 2018

Cancer is a disease that affects everyone – rich or poor, old or young. Relay for Life is an organization who’s mission is to raise awareness and money to help fight cancer. Relay for Life is held at high schools, colleges, and community arenas nationwide, raising millions of dollars each year.

Boston University is holding its Relay for Life event on April 21nd – 22rd, 2017. For the third time, SAGE is fielding a team, and is hoping to raise as much money as we can for this worthy cause. This year GSO is joining forces with SAGE to make an even stronger graduate student presence.

If you can, please contribute to this cause by either donating your time by joining the team and/or donating to the team. Additionally, if you would like to take part in helping planning this event, or as a team captain please contact Christine Nykyforchyn (

Team Link:

SAGE at AcousticaElectronica!

March 26th, 2018

SAGE will be attending AcousticaElectronica, an immersive theater show with dance, music and circus arts. AcousticaElectronica sets its tale in the world of art’s past, resurrecting its most intriguing ghosts and planting them here in this new future. Dorian Gray, Carmen, Pierrot Lunaire, Odette the Swan, and the Conductor all travel through time, struggling to discover who they were and what they are to become. This show blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts, and immersive theater with the infectious energy of a nightclub to bring you an evening you won’t encounter anywhere else.

Date: Friday, April 6, 2018
Time: Start: 10pm, End: 12am
Location: OBERON – American Repertory Theater (2 Arrow Street. Cambridge, MA 02138)
Tickets: Eventbrite. Tickets are $10 for SAGE members and guests.

Limit is one guest per SAGE member
Tickets are non-refundable, but SAGE can mediate exchanges with another willing party
Attendees must be 21 years of age or older
Please email with any questions


Spring 2018 Red Sox Game – Save the Date

March 1st, 2018

Come celebrate the beginning of baseball season with SAGE at a Boston Red Sox game vs. the Oakland A’s on Monday, May 14th! Game starts at 7:10pm, doors open at 5:40pm. Limited tickets will be available! Each SAGE member is limited to one guest. Tickets will include entry into the game. Food and beverages may be purchased at Fenway.

Red Sox Game:
Date: Monday May 14th
Time: 7:00 – 11:59 PM
Location: Fenway Park Bleachers (section 41 rows 35-39)
4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215

Save the Date: SAGE at the BSO featuring Yo-Yo Ma

February 22nd, 2018

Join SAGE at the BSO on Thursday, March 29th for what is sure to be one of this year’s musical highlights! Renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma joins the BSO and violist Steven Ansell for a performance of Richard Strauss’ 1897 tone poem Don Quixote, conducted by Andris Nelsons. The program also includes the American premiere of a piece by German composer Jörg Widmann and Mozart’s brief Symphony no. 23, which Mozart composed at age 17. Keep an eye out for tickets!

Date: Thursday, March 29th
Time: 8-11 PM
Location: Boston Symphony Hall