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Student Government establishes senate seats for student groups

The Boston University Student Government Senate approved proposals Monday night establishing criteria to allow representation for student organizations as well as creating a grant system to fund student projects. The Diversifying Senate Proposal requires that a student group be recognized by BU and have a membership of at least 2 percent of the student body, or 320 […]

ENG sophomore Kevin Lee found dead in Towers

Kevin Lee, a sophomore in the College of Engineering, was found dead in his dorm room Monday morning by the Boston University Police Department. Boston Emergency Medical Services vehicles and other emergency responders were seen outside The Towers before 10 a.m. Boston Police Department officials arrived at the scene at about 9:37 a.m. and Lee was pronounced dead by the […]

Lu family establishes scholarship in memory of Lingzi

The family of Lu Lingzi, the Boston University student who was killed in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, launched a foundation in her honor that will offer scholarships to students who exhibit traits and possess goals similar to Lingzi. Separate from the Lu Lingzi Scholarship, which was initiated by BU, communications firm Solomon McCown & […]

International students voice concerns at forum

The Boston University ad hoc Committee on International Student Experiences and Institutional Impact held a town hall meeting Friday to address issues and concerns of university students, faculty and staff regarding the international student population. More than 50 people attended the town hall, which took place at BU’s Photonics Center. “What we wanted to do […]

Panel maps pathways to progress in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Two Boston University professors joined a conversation with Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Noam Chomsky, a renowned linguist and political commentator, for a panel Thursday to address making positive change in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. More than 100 students attended the panel, organized by the Arabic Society of Boston University, Thursday night in the School of […]