3 days ago

Guide to BU’s 145th Commencement Weekend

...pick up their caps and gowns on the fifth floor of the Barnes & Noble@BU, 660 Beacon St. Bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates must purchase their gowns; doctoral candidates rent theirs...

...shuttle will run on a continuous loop between Kenmore Square and the Track & Tennis Center, 100 Ashford St.: it will run from 7 am to 11 pm Friday and Saturday, and 7 am...

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...are approximately 30 minutes long. Tickets can be purchased at the Warren Towers front desk, 700 Commonwealth Ave., on Friday, May 18, from 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday, May 19, starting...

...in his 23rd season as Boston Pops conductor, will conduct the concert at Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., at 8 pm. Tickets range from $25 to $96 and can be purchased here or...

    Guide to BU's 145th Commencement Weekend | BU Today | Boston University
    This weekend, approximately 50,000 students, friends, and family are expected to attend the various Class of 2018 celebrations that kicked off Thursday and culminate with the 145th All-University Commencement on Nickerson Field at 1 pm Sunday, when an estimated 7,072 students will be awarded diplomas and certificates.

6 days ago

Check Out Our Picks for Tomorrow’s National Barbecue Day

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32 Bromfield St., Boston

16-18 Eliot St., Cambridge

600 Harrison Ave., Boston

888 Morton St., Mattapan

    Check Out Our Picks for Tomorrow's National Barbecue Day | BU Today | Boston University
    10 local spots you'll want to try Barbecue is a distinctly American cuisine. But ask people to define it and you'll likely get many answers. Different regions have distinct ways of preparing it. There's Memphis-style, Kansas City-style, Carolina-style, and Texas-style. There's the beef vs pork vs chicken debate, the dry rub vs wet rub-then there's the sauce: vinegar or ketchup?

May 10

Lunch, Anyone? New Sushi@Allston

New Sushi, Inc., 66 Brighton Ave., Allston, is open 11:30 am to 10 pm Monday through Thursday, 11:30 am...

    Lunch, Anyone? New Sushi@Allston | BU Today | Boston University
    Food mash-ups have become one of the hot trends in contemporary food culture, from dessert pizzas and breakfast tacos to the cronut (a half-croissant half-donut pastry) and mac 'n' cheese burgers. Sushi lends itself well to the trend. All sorts of iterations of the Japanese dish have emerged in recent years: sushi burgers, sushi tacos, sushi pizza-even sushi donuts.

May 08

SHA Students Get the Message Out by Video, Instagram—and Cowboy

...served “real Texas-style” brisket, ribs, and hot links in a 50-seat venue at 32 Bromfield Street, near Downtown Crossing, since 2017. Cofounders, Texas natives, and sister and brother Shawn and Edward...

    SHA Students Get the Message Out by Video, Instagram-and Cowboy | BU Today | Boston University
    Hand your business marketing over to a bunch of college students? That'd be crazy, right? Maybe not. Since 2015, hospitality businesses large and small have been turning to seniors in Leora Lanz's classes at the School of Hospitality Administration for help with their marketing challenges.

May 03

Nightlife: A4cade

A4cade is at 292 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. The bar and arcade are open from 5 pm to 1:30 am Monday...

    Nightlife: A4cade | BU Today | Boston University
    The 1990s are making a comeback. With the resurgence of slip dresses, overalls, and grunge, it was probably only a matter of time before old-school arcades began popping up.

May 01

Police Close Area Around 185 Bay State Road

Police Close Area Around 185 Bay State Road

    Police Close Area Around 185 Bay State Road | BU Today | Boston University
    Smoking suitcase found at Danielsen Institute Police cordoned off the area around 185 Bay State Rd. Tuesday morning after a report of a suitcase emitting smoke. The public is asked to avoid the area until further notice. BU's Albert and Jessie Danielsen Institute is at the address.

Apr 30

BU Smash Bros. Society Thrives on Nintendo Mayhem

Melee players meet Fridays from 4 to 9 pm in the South Campus residence hall basement at 518 Park Drive, while the Smash 4 contingent gathers Saturdays in CAS 226 from 2 to 7 pm. Meetings tend to start with a couple of hours of friendly competition before moving to a formal bracket.

    BU Smash Bros. Society Thrives on Nintendo Mayhem | BU Today | Boston University
    Recognize the Super Jump Punch, the Witch Twist, and the Peanut Popgun? Then you may have what it takes to be a member of the BU Smash Bros. Society. For the uninitiated, those are all fighting moves in Super Smash Bros., the popular series of crossover fighting games from Nintendo featuring characters from many of its other successful franchises, including Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, and Pokémon.

Apr 30

What’s on Tap for Senior Week 2018

...or Explore Newport and Mansions on Your Own. Buses leave from Hinsdale Mall (corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Cummington Street) at 9 am and arrive in Newport at 11 am; buses depart Newport at 7...

Admission for Fenway Park tours is $10 per ticket. Tours are one hour long, at 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm, and begin at the official Red Sox Team Store at 19 Yawkey Way, Boston. Purchase tickets through Tuesday, May 8.

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Royale Nightclub is at 279 Tremont St., Boston. Tickets are $20 and are available for sale through May 14. Doors open at 10 pm. Shuttle buses will run between Royale and the GSU from midnight to 1:30 am free of charge. If you stay longer, be prepared to take a cab, Uber, or Lyft to get home safely.

The CAS Senior Cookout is at Dean Cudd’s residence, 25 Lenox St., Brookline, from noon to 2 pm. Tickets are $10 and include two drink tickets.

Tickets for the Senior Prost at Harpoon Brewery are $20. This event routinely sells out fast, so get your tickets while you can. Harpoon Brewery is at 306 Northern Ave., Boston. Doors open at 8 pm. Shuttle service back to BU begins at 10 pm.

Lawn On D, 20 D St., South Boston. The clambake runs from 11 am to 3:30 pm. Tickets are $50 and will be available for sale at the event. Buses to Lawn On D from BU begin at 10:45 am.

    What's on Tap for Senior Week 2018 | BU Today | Boston University
    Seniors-we made it. After four years of late nights in Mugar and snow-laden winters (and springs), we have reached the end of our time at Boston University. Commencement is right around the corner, and we'll soon be bidding good-bye to a place we've learned to call home.

Apr 27

Men’s Tennis Launches Patriot League Tournament Play Today

...Sunday, April 29, at noon. All events are at the J. W. Abrahamson Tennis Courts, 116 Broad St., Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y...

    Men's Tennis Launches Patriot League Tournament Play Today | BU Today | Boston University
    Terriers to face Lehigh in quarterfinals at Colgate BU men's tennis head coach Dejan Stankovic realized what a special team he has this season during a late March 4-2 loss to Georgetown. Without their usual number-one player Satyajit Simhadri (ENG'19) during the singles, the Terriers competed with two sophomores and four freshmen, three of them playing in the first three slots.

Apr 27

Win Free Tickets to the First Summer Blockbuster: Avengers: Infinity War

...s showing of Avengers: Infinity War at 9 pm at AMC Loews Boston Common 19, 175 Tremont Street...

    Win Free Tickets to the First Summer Blockbuster: Avengers: Infinity War | BU Today | Boston University
    Give our trivia quiz a try-you might get lucky It's been three years since we last saw the Avengers suit up together (2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron). Happily, they're back, just in time to kick off the unofficial start of the summer movie season.

Apr 26

Brunch Bets: Gen Sou En Tea House

Gen Sou En, 299 Harvard St., Brookline, is open daily from 6:30 am to 9 pm; breakfast is served until 11 am, when lunch service begins. Take an MBTA Green Line C trolley to Coolidge Corner or it’s a short walk from West Campus.

    Brunch Bets: Gen Sou En Tea House | BU Today | Boston University
    With a Starbucks, Caffè Nero, or Dunkin Donuts' seemingly on every street corner in Boston, there is no shortage of coffee in-yes, Beantown. But when it comes to tea, the options are more limited.

Apr 25

Active Shooter Drill on Medical Campus Today

An active shooter drill is being held on the Medical Campus today in the Instructional Building, 12th floor, 72 East Concord St. Photo by Cydney Scott

    Active Shooter Drill on Medical Campus Today | BU Today | Boston University
    Boston University's Emergency Management office will conduct an active shooter emergency preparedness drill today, Wednesday, April 25, beginning at 11:50 am in the School of Medicine Instructional Building Alumni Medical Library, 72 East Concord St., 12th floor. The drill is expected to last approximately 25 minutes.

Apr 24

A Performance at the Intersection of Theater and Activism

To Stop Treading Water: Monologues That Challenge the Undertow of Trauma will be performed Tuesday, April 24, and Wednesday, 25, at 7 pm, in the Kilachand Common Room, 91 Bay State Rd. Admission is free.

    A Performance at the Intersection of Theater and Activism | BU Today | Boston University
    Nicole Rizzo's play about sexual trauma inspired by Eve Ensler's Vagina Monologues debuts tonight, and the timing is right. As the #MeToo movement exposes the breadth of sexual violence and harassment nationwide, To Stop Treading Water: Monologues That Challenge the Undertow of Trauma looks at how seven fictional university students cope with sexual violence.

Apr 20

808 Gallery, Stone Gallery Host MFA Thesis Exhibitions

...MFA Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition is at the Faye G., Jo, and James Stone Gallery, 855 Commonwealth Ave., through Friday, April 27; hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 5 pm, Thursday, noon to...

    808 Gallery, Stone Gallery Host MFA Thesis Exhibitions | BU Today | Boston University
    Peer inside the plate glass windows on the northeastern corner of the 808 Gallery and you'll see what looks like something out of a Barbie doll's living room: brilliantly hued furniture covered in pom-poms, plush pillows, faux fur, and leopard prints, combined with wall hangings, prints, textiles, and books.

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