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Nova Scotia has gifted Boston a Christmas tree every year for 51 years as a "thank you" for the City's assistance when a...
12/09/2022

Nova Scotia has gifted Boston a Christmas tree every year for 51 years as a "thank you" for the City's assistance when a munition boat exploded in Halifax's harbor.

City, News Boston’s Christmas Tree Gifted from Nova Scotia for 51 Years December 9, 2022 3:02 am by Macie Parker Boston’s official Christmas tree in the Boston Common stands 45 feet tall. Nova Scotia has sent a Christmas tree to Boston every year since 1917. SAM BETSKO/DFP STAFF Towering 45 feet...

Future /College of Arts and Sciences students will be required to take an additional class after CAS faculty voted to ad...
12/09/2022

Future /College of Arts and Sciences students will be required to take an additional class after CAS faculty voted to add a natural science course with a lab to HUB requirements.

Campus, News College of Arts and Sciences faculties voted to add a college-wide natural science study requirement December 9, 2022 2:56 am by Ruihan Yang College of Arts and Sciences faculty voted in a meeting on Nov. 16 to require CAS students to complete a natural science course with a laboratory....

98% of 1,442  graduate students voted to form /Boston University Graduate Workers Union with SEIU Local 509 to improve w...
12/09/2022

98% of 1,442 graduate students voted to form /Boston University Graduate Workers Union with SEIU Local 509 to improve wages and working conditions.

Campus, News Grad workers win election to unionize December 9, 2022 2:59 am by Kajsa Kedefors Boston University graduate student workers celebrated a sweeping win at the election polls Dec. 7, with 98% of 1,442 voters electing to unionize with Service Employees International Union Local 509. The Bos...

12/09/2022

Center for Computing and Data Sciences officially opened today with a dedication ceremony with the BU community and Mayor Michelle Wu in attendance.

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With matchups such as Fury vs. Usyk, Wilder vs. Ruiz Jr., Joshua vs. Whyte II and more, columnist Eli Cloutier covers th...
12/08/2022

With matchups such as Fury vs. Usyk, Wilder vs. Ruiz Jr., Joshua vs. Whyte II and more, columnist Eli Cloutier covers the thrilling slate of heavyweight fights we could see in 2023.

Columnists, Sports The Four Belt Era: the state of the heavyweight division December 7, 2022 8:49 pm by Eli Cloutier The heavyweight division is stacked with talent and top-level fighters. Tyson Fury, Oleksandr Usyk, Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz Jr. and even Joe Joyce are worth mentioni...

12/08/2022

Sunset Cantina is reopening under new ownership after being forced to shut down due to COVID-19 related financial issues.

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Nozama Dance Collective is a group of non-men dancers who performed "DISSENT" at the Boston University Dance Theater on ...
12/07/2022

Nozama Dance Collective is a group of non-men dancers who performed "DISSENT" at the Boston University Dance Theater on Dec. 3. Their shows focus on “portraying intersectional experiences of identity through technical movement and dance."

Arts & Entertainment, Features ‘We’re not afraid’: Nozama Dance Collective performs ‘Dissent’ at BU Dance Theater December 6, 2022 9:24 pm by Emily Wyrwa What Dana Alsamsam, the now artistic director of Nozama Dance Collective, remembers about her first rehearsal at the company are the wor...

BUPD released its crime logs from Nov. 30 - Dec. 6. Incidents reported include a trapped elevator in Warren Towers on De...
12/07/2022

BUPD released its crime logs from Nov. 30 - Dec. 6. Incidents reported include a trapped elevator in Warren Towers on Dec. 4 and a suspicious package reported at 724 Commonwealth Ave. on Nov. 30.

Campus, News Campus crime logs: Nov. 30 – Dec. 6 December 7, 2022 12:29 am by Talia Lissauer The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department’s crime logs from Nov. 30 – Dec. 6. The Boston University Police Department station. Incidents this week include a suspicio...

StuGov proposed an initiative to repeal  pepper spray ban on campus, and while some students agree, some understand why ...
12/07/2022

StuGov proposed an initiative to repeal pepper spray ban on campus, and while some students agree, some understand why the ban may be in place.

Campus, News BU Students share thoughts on University pepper spray policy December 7, 2022 12:33 am by Sydney Topf Boston University students have mixed feelings about allowing pepper spray on their campus, following the Student Government review of BU’s policy in their previous meeting. Two peppe...

Beabadoobee performed for a sold out 3,500 person crowd at her last stop on tour at Roadrunner, and her set included man...
12/06/2022

Beabadoobee performed for a sold out 3,500 person crowd at her last stop on tour at Roadrunner, and her set included many of her hits from throughout the years.

Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews REVIEW: beabadoobee brings dreamy grunge to Roadrunner December 5, 2022 10:50 pm by Molly Farrar Beabadoobee brought energy and love to Roadrunner Sunday night, with a satisfyingly long set list that traversed through her numerous releases since 2017. I walked...

. alumni Armir Harris is the founder and CEO of CharterUP, a charter bus rental start up with 3,000 buses in its fleet a...
12/06/2022

. alumni Armir Harris is the founder and CEO of CharterUP, a charter bus rental start up with 3,000 buses in its fleet and now $60 million in investment funding.

Business & Tech, Features Former BU student Armir Harris receives new funding for CharterUP December 5, 2022 10:45 pm by Lian Niu Instead of looking for jobs after graduating, former Boston University student Armir Harris created them. As the CEO and founder of CharterUP, an Atlanta-based charter bu...

Protestors marched against China's "unnecessary" COVID-19 policies after an apartment building fire in Ürümqi killed at ...
12/06/2022

Protestors marched against China's "unnecessary" COVID-19 policies after an apartment building fire in Ürümqi killed at least 10 people that were locked in the building, advocates say.

City, News Zero-COVID policy and Urumqi fire sparks candlelight vigil in Chinatown December 5, 2022 11:11 pm by Daily Free Press Staff Protesters at the vigil holding signs in support of the groups affected by the Urumqi fire and China’s strict Covid policies. JULIAN ZHU/DFP STAFF Chanting “Free...

 The final StuGov Monday night meeting of the semesterr consisted of committee action updates and progress, while other ...
12/06/2022

The final StuGov Monday night meeting of the semesterr consisted of committee action updates and progress, while other committees pitched event ideas for students.

Campus, News StuGov Hears End-of-Semester Updates, Committees Share Upcoming Plans December 6, 2022 11:04 am by Anna Vidergar Boston University Student Government heard committee, cabinet, executive board and budget updates in its final meeting of the semester Monday night. The meeting began with co...

After going winless in the Cream City Classic, the men's basketball team finally returned to the win column after defeat...
12/05/2022

After going winless in the Cream City Classic, the men's basketball team finally returned to the win column after defeating Merrimack College on Friday night.

Basketball, Sports Men’s basketball defeats Merrimack, ends three-game skid December 5, 2022 1:07 am by Brett Abrams After a disappointing performance at the Cream City Classic in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Boston University men’s basketball team needed a win to reignite the momentum that fueled ...

The women's basketball team snapped their four-game winning streak in a competitive loss against undefeated St. Joseph's...
12/05/2022

The women's basketball team snapped their four-game winning streak in a competitive loss against undefeated St. Joseph's University.

Basketball, Sports Women’s basketball falls to undefeated St. Josephs, snapping four-game win streak December 5, 2022 1:10 am by Brendan Galvin The Boston University women’s basketball team’s four-game win streak ended Thursday night after their 65-61 loss against St. Joseph’s University. Ma...

The College of Communication Student Government hosted a Short Film Festival featuring seven COM students' films. Event ...
12/05/2022

The College of Communication Student Government hosted a Short Film Festival featuring seven COM students' films. Event organizers aimed to dispell the rumor "COM students don't do any work."

Arts & Entertainment, Features COM StuGov’s short film festival highlights students work December 4, 2022 11:34 pm by Sienna Griffin Lights, camera, action: Boston University students showcased their work on the silver screen Dec. 1 at the Short Film Festival hosted by the College of Communication...

Epsilon Eta, an all-gender professional environmental group on campus, hosted a "trashion show" with BU Closet to showca...
12/05/2022

Epsilon Eta, an all-gender professional environmental group on campus, hosted a "trashion show" with BU Closet to showcase sustainable fashion and fundraise for climate change advocacy.

Campus, News Epsilon Eta partnered with BU Closet opens sustainable fashion show December 5, 2022 12:37 am by Talia Lissauer Epsilon Eta, Boston University’s multi-gender professional environmental fraternity, held their first ever “trashion show” — a fashion show showcasing sustainable fash...

 students working with  have partnered with VERDE to create a campaign geared toward premed students, promoting the bran...
12/01/2022

students working with have partnered with VERDE to create a campaign geared toward premed students, promoting the brand's scrubs.

Business & Tech, Features, Profiles BU students spearhead public relations campaign for medical apparel brand November 30, 2022 11:29 pm by Hailey Pitcher An instagram post on Verde made by PRLab, Boston University’s student-staffed public relations agency. PRLab is partnering with Verde, a clothi...

/Pat Casey, a  and  alumni, co-wrote the "Sonic the Hedgehog" movies with childhood friend Josh Miller. The two teamed u...
12/01/2022

/Pat Casey, a and alumni, co-wrote the "Sonic the Hedgehog" movies with childhood friend Josh Miller. The two teamed up again for the Christmas horror movie "Violent Night" starring David Harbour.

Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles BU alum’s new movie ‘Violent Night’ premieres this Friday November 30, 2022 10:29 pm by Ava Berger In 2001, Pat Casey graduated from Boston University — he wrote a Friday humor column for the Daily Free Press, lived on Bay State Road and shot a short ...

Through the holidays, transit systems across Massachusetts are fare-free, excluding Boston and the MBTA.
12/01/2022

Through the holidays, transit systems across Massachusetts are fare-free, excluding Boston and the MBTA.

City, News Statewide fare-free bus program excludes Boston’s MBTA November 30, 2022 11:46 pm by George Atencio MBTA Bus 57 in Kenmore Square. Boston and the MBTA were not included in the fare free initiative from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. RUOHAN LI/DFP STAFF The Massachusetts...

OPINION | Columnist Katie Harmon weighs the economic effects of Qatar's last minute decision to prohibit most alcohol sa...
12/01/2022

OPINION | Columnist Katie Harmon weighs the economic effects of Qatar's last minute decision to prohibit most alcohol sales at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

ByDesign was created to help  students plan for classes and connect with other students after its founder and BU alum Ar...
12/01/2022

ByDesign was created to help students plan for classes and connect with other students after its founder and BU alum Arthur Emma noticed a disconnect among students. The app launched this week and is now available to all BU students.

Campus, News BU alum’s ByDesign launches as a new online planning and networking platform November 30, 2022 10:06 pm by Sangmin Song ByDesign, the first achievement-focused social network that helps students plan their lives and achieve goals, was launched at Boston University on Tuesday. Arthur E...

Cady Ghandour, a junior in , recently founded joujete, an ethical, affordable and gender neutral clothing company. Ghand...
11/30/2022

Cady Ghandour, a junior in , recently founded joujete, an ethical, affordable and gender neutral clothing company. Ghandour aims to raise awareness and funds for Lebanon's economic crisis.

Business & Tech, Features joujete, an inclusive, sustainable loungewear brand with ‘soul’ launched Friday November 29, 2022 10:57 pm by Stella Tannenbaum Cady Ghandour, a junior in the College of Communication, drew inspiration from her Lebanese grandmother to launch an ethical loungewear compan...

BUPD released its crime log for the Nov. 23-28. Incidents include reports of a student flying a drone from the roof of 5...
11/30/2022

BUPD released its crime log for the Nov. 23-28. Incidents include reports of a student flying a drone from the roof of 575 Comm Ave on Nov. 27 and of a microwave setting off the fire alarm in Warren Towers on Nov. 24.

Campus, News Campus crime logs: Nov. 23-28 November 30, 2022 2:13 pm by Talia Lissauer The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department’s crime logs from Nov. 23- 28. The Boston University Police Department. There were four incident reports from Nov. 23-28. VIGUNTHAAN ...

11/30/2022

Two T crashes occurred within a week. While the motorist was at fault in each accident, the MBTA's safety practices have been under investigation due to understaffing and disregard of reported safety concerns.

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A new affordable housing and hotel development may be built in Allston next year. The Impact Advisory Group said it is a...
11/29/2022

A new affordable housing and hotel development may be built in Allston next year. The Impact Advisory Group said it is an "unacceptable height and density," and the amount of affordable units is "bare minimum."

City, News New apartment, condo, and hotel development aims to connect Allston to Charles River November 29, 2022 1:49 am by George Atencio A mockup of the new housing and hotel development at 1234-1240 Soldiers Field Road proposed by Boston real estate development firm The Davis Companies. COURTESY...

Mayor Michelle Wu's 2022 Urban Forest Plan aims to minimize heat effects after Boston experienced its fourth hottest rec...
11/29/2022

Mayor Michelle Wu's 2022 Urban Forest Plan aims to minimize heat effects after Boston experienced its fourth hottest recorded summer. An urban tree canopy will reduce the impact of air pollution and climate change.

City, News New plan to conserve and expand Boston’s tree canopy November 29, 2022 2:06 am by Braedon Blumfield Carmen Park, across from Faneuil Hall. Urban tree canopies may be able to reduce the effects of climate change in Suffolk County, Boston, which now has the state’s lowest air quality. I...

 StuGov heard a request to repeal the university's policy banning pepper spray on campus and to follow state law which a...
11/29/2022

StuGov heard a request to repeal the university's policy banning pepper spray on campus and to follow state law which allows possession.

36 Chinese lanterns are on display in Chin Park as a public art piece called "Lantern Stories" by Yu-Wen Wu. The artwork...
11/28/2022

36 Chinese lanterns are on display in Chin Park as a public art piece called "Lantern Stories" by Yu-Wen Wu. The artwork represents “the stories and histories of the immigrant experience.”

Arts & Entertainment, Community, Features, Local Chinatown Lanterns shine light on the history of Chinese immigrants in America November 28, 2022 11:47 am by John Maniace Lit lanterns hanging in Chinatown in Boston, MA. “Lantern Stories,” a reinstallation of public artwork by Yu-Wen Wu, a Boston...

A new store Vintage Underground opened last month in West Campus next to Cane's. Catered toward college students, the st...
11/28/2022

A new store Vintage Underground opened last month in West Campus next to Cane's. Catered toward college students, the store sells vintage band tees, records, and other knick-knacks.

Community, Features, Profiles Longtime veterans of the Boston retro scene open Vintage Underground steps away from BU’s campus November 28, 2022 11:42 am by Daisy Levine Clothes and records on display in the Vintage Underground store. Bob Perry, the owner, launched a vintage apparel business at 95...

Avoid adding to the additional 25 million tons of garbage this holiday season. Buy your loved ones sustainable gifts tha...
11/28/2022

Avoid adding to the additional 25 million tons of garbage this holiday season. Buy your loved ones sustainable gifts that won't end up in the landfill.

Holiday, Lifestyle Have yourself a sustainable holiday November 28, 2022 7:04 am by Caitlin Beal While the holiday season is a time of joy, celebration and gift-giving, it also brings an exuberant amount of waste. According to Stanford University, there is a 25% increase in waste between Thanksgivin...

After getting laid off, Anne Winkler-Morey traveled 14,000 miles collecting stories for her book, “Allegiance to Winds a...
11/28/2022

After getting laid off, Anne Winkler-Morey traveled 14,000 miles collecting stories for her book, “Allegiance to Winds and Waters." Her current project focuses on interviewing 100 people impacted by Minneapolis' economic and political changes.

Community, Features, Profiles Author used a ‘loaded bike’ to talk to strangers and document stories November 27, 2022 9:07 pm by Maggie Wen Although “Allegiance to Winds and Waters” was published in March 2022, Anne Winkler-Morey’s adventure started about 12 years ago when she got laid off...

NightCap Drink Cover Scrunchies will be added to 's contraceptive vending maachine by the beginning of the Spring semest...
11/18/2022

NightCap Drink Cover Scrunchies will be added to 's contraceptive vending maachine by the beginning of the Spring semester. A rise in drink spiking led SRF to seek funding from BU StuGov earlier this month.

Campus, News NightCap scrunchies to be added to vending machine in GSU November 17, 2022 10:04 pm by Braedon Blumfield Students for Reproductive Freedom will be purchasing NightCap Drink Cover Scrunchies that can be purchased from a vending machine in the basement of the George Sherman Union, after....

Seae Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Boston, was founded by  alumni who aim to invest in healthcare innovation...
11/17/2022

Seae Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Boston, was founded by alumni who aim to invest in healthcare innovation businesses owned by women and BIPOC.

Business & Tech, Features BU alumni’s venture firm Seae bridges the gap in the healthcare industry November 16, 2022 11:32 pm by Mara Mellits The finance industry is no exception to diversity issues, said BU alum Arianne Kidder, principal and chief financial officer at Seae Ventures. “As a woman...

$3.76 million in federal funding has been set aside to improve state medical centers, affordable housing and other infra...
11/17/2022

$3.76 million in federal funding has been set aside to improve state medical centers, affordable housing and other infrastructure. $112 million will go toward improving the safety of the MBTA.

City, News Baker signs $3.76 billion economic development bill November 17, 2022 12:06 am by Taylor Brokesh Gov. Charlie Baker signed a Nov. 10 $3.76 billion spending package that will aid hospitals and schools, increase affordable housing and improve environmental and transportation infrastructure....

. has reportedly not been paying its teaching assistants the correct ammount or on time.  TAs say they did not get paid ...
11/17/2022

. has reportedly not been paying its teaching assistants the correct ammount or on time. TAs say they did not get paid until 8 weeks into the semester, and their wages are typically lower than other jobs on campus

Campus, News Teaching assistants in Questrom School of Businesses face payment difficulties November 16, 2022 11:28 pm by Julia Goujiamanis Teaching Assistants in Boston University Questrom School of Business have said they reportedly faced difficulties getting paid for working. Several Questrom TAs...

BU workers voted to accept a new contract with BU, gaining a 4% wage increase this year, a $1,000 stipend in December an...
11/17/2022

BU workers voted to accept a new contract with BU, gaining a 4% wage increase this year, a $1,000 stipend in December and maintenance of health insurance benefits.

Campus, News Boston University reaches agreement with BU workers to increase salaries November 16, 2022 11:34 pm by Sheik Floradewan An agreement has been reached between Boston University and the 32BJ Service Employees International Union, which represents approximately 700 custodians, tradespeople...

On Monday evening, the men's basketball team emphatically returned to the win column with a dominant 96-51 win over John...
11/16/2022

On Monday evening, the men's basketball team emphatically returned to the win column with a dominant 96-51 win over Johnson & Wales at Case Gym.

Basketball, Sports Men’s basketball team bounces back with dominant 96-51 win over Johnson & Wales November 15, 2022 11:59 pm by Annika Morris Graduate student Walter Whyte making a shot during the men’s basketball game against Johnson & Wales University on Monday. The Terriers won 96-51, bounci...

Professor Perry Mehrling discussed his bestselling book “Money and Empire: Charles P. Kindleberger and the Dollar System...
11/16/2022

Professor Perry Mehrling discussed his bestselling book “Money and Empire: Charles P. Kindleberger and the Dollar System" in a recent talk.

Business & Tech, Features Book talk highlights BU professor’s new book ‘Money and Empire’ November 16, 2022 6:10 am by Zenobia Lloyd Perry Mehrling’s recent book is on the list for Amazon’s Best Sellers in Macroeconomics. Mehrling, a Boston University professor of international political e...

The Museum of Science's Pink Floyd light show dazzles every Friday and Saturday at their planetarium.
11/16/2022

The Museum of Science's Pink Floyd light show dazzles every Friday and Saturday at their planetarium.

Features, Science Pink Floyd light show creates techno visuals for retro audios November 16, 2022 6:15 am by John Maniace There is only one place where universal themes that unite people all over the world can be digested in just fifty minutes — the “Laser Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon” light s...

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Thank you to students and staff Boston University for making cards for us with this great initiative and card-making events. And thank you to The Daily Free Press for this great article. Their ultimate goal is to make 2,000 cards.

https://dailyfreepress.com/2022/05/03/cards-for-hospitalized-kids-initiative-connects-bu-students-with-children-across-the-country
A bunch of us from the early 90s just watched this video.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LpUIVZyHMIE&feature=youtu.be
We're the people in those black and white photos hung on a door in the office. Thanks for the honor of keeping our images up, and for the trip down memory lane.
COM Dean Mariette DiChristina's letter in response to The Daily Free Press article last week, and some thoughts on resources, procedures, and time.

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Sarah Silbiger (COM'18) has gone from The Daily Free Press to DC photojournalist. Sarah has covered President Trump's two impeachments, three Supreme Court nominations, the Black Lives Matter movement, and frequently travels with the President around the country.

Join us on Thursday, April 14, where she will speak about going from a hopeful (and terrified) student to a confident freelancer a few years out of school.

We'll be in COM 209 at 5:30 pm. More info here ⬇️
The Daily Free Press, Boston University's 52-year-old independent student newspaper, is still on a roll with its team of editors, writers, photographers, podcasters, and production people.

“Even when we’re there ’til 4 am and we’re exhausted, it’s still amazing,” managing editor Stevenson (COM'24) said. “We’re all there together. The collaborativeness is what gets us through. And we all keep coming back and trying to do our best. It’s fun.”

Learn more about their work in BU Today's article!

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“Even when we’re there ’til 4 AM, and we’re exhausted, it’s still amazing,” says Emily Stevenson (COM’24), a journalism major who juggles her duties with The Daily Free Press with an after-school babysitting job. “We’re all there together. The collaborativeness is what gets us through. And we all keep coming back and trying to do our best.
: Meet Colbi Edmonds (COM'23), a junior from San Antonio, Texas, who is double majoring in Journalism and Political Science with a minor in African American studies. She is involved with COM Ambassadors, butv10's The Wire and The Daily Free Press. In her free time, you can find her at a coffee shop, museum or thrifting.

Edmonds has always loved writing, and when she started taking a journalism class in high school, she realized writing could be an impactful career. She chose to add on a double major and minor because she's always been passionate about educating herself on politics and the history of her culture.

In London, she's interning at Higginson Strategy, a PR company. During the week, Edmonds works with clients, helps plan events, updates internal databases and assists with any other tasks the company needs. And when she's not working or in class, she's had the chance to travel to other countries and explore the city's amazing food, musicals, shopping, museums and everything else the city has to offer!

Head over to our Instagram to follow her takeover from London today.
Include your Students - Scholars - Staff - Faculty - Academic Departments - Alumni - and Campus Organizations solidarity supporting post soon in the following.
Once- the Ukrainians resists the Russian invasion and hold Kyiv till Mid-Summer - then the Russian Civil War will become real. Here is the scoop.
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"Many audience members had solemn expressions on their faces while watching the dramatic interpretation of hundreds of years of suffering. Others looked shocked.

Sankofa Danzafro provided a perspective on colonization, the transatlantic slave trade and the mistreatment of Afro-Colombians that most Americans would otherwise never have been able to see."
– Adithya Iyer, The Daily Free Press
Hear the students' perspective of our latest Equity & Inclusion event in this article from the independent student paper, The Daily Free Press: https://www.bu.edu/ssw/the-daily-free-press-incoming-assistant-professor-gomez-introduces-new-book-on-cultural-betrayal-trauma-theory/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=organic_social&utm_campaign=news
We are so excited to partner with BUild Lab and Boston University Innovate BU for their spring community challenge, Campus Hunger Challenge, to fight food insecurity among young adults. Learn more about this intuitive in this article covered by The Daily Free Press.

https://dailyfreepress.com/2022/02/03/build-lab-and-innovatebu-offer-10000-prize-for-remedy-to-food-insecurity/
: I'm Amber Bhatnagar (COM'22), an advertising and journalism double major from Los Angeles, CA, and Brookline, MA!

I transferred to Boston University in the fall of 2019 and couldn't be happier with my decision to take a leap of nearly 3,000 miles. Being a COM student has been the highlight of my academic career and life, as it's awarded me a myriad of opportunities: from getting to be a COM Ambassador, the Digital Desk Producer for butv10's The Wire, an editor for The Daily Free Press and Her Campus at BU, to my current life's journey of studying abroad in London on one of BU/COM's Internship Programs. One of the main reasons I decided to come to BU was its prestigious study abroad internship programs. When COVID hit the world, I thought my dream of studying abroad wasn't going to be possible anymore, but with the help of the COM advisors, I was able to make studying abroad an option for senior fall!

Some of the things I like most about the BU London program is the "social programme" where BU arranges a bunch of fun things/day trips for us to do throughout the semester, like seeing West End Productions, traveling to Cambridge and Stonehenge, wine tastings, and a ton more! The classes offered at BU London have also been some of the most interesting classes I've taken in college thus far, such as International Brand Management and British and European Marketing Strategy. For the internship, I've gotten the opportunity to intern for a high-end jewelry brand, Motley London, in the marketing department and it's prepared me to have the career I've always dreamed of in fashion.

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