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Soldiers talk to students about time in Israeli Defense Forces

Boston University Students for Israel hosted two Israeli soldiers Monday who spoke about their experiences in the Israeli military to promote further education about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “When you ask people about it, a lot of them are very confused,” said BUSI member Samantha Felder, a College of General Studies freshman. “These are the facts […]

SG initiative aims to reduce plastic bags used at City Co. Sleeper Hall location

Students who forego using plastic bags at the Sleeper Hall City Convenience store will receive a 5-cent discount on their purchase during the month of April as part of a pilot program launched by the Boston University Student Government Department of Environmental Affairs. The program is intended to discourage the use of unnecessary plastic bags […]

Students run marathon on Goodwill team

Three Boston University students will be participating in the Boston Marathon April 21 as members of Goodwill’s Boston Marathon Team in support of Goodwill’s Youth Initiative. Sargent College of Health and Sciences fifth-year doctoral student Nicholas Wendel is coaching SAR student Carolyn Harper, also a fifth-year physical therapy doctoral student, and SAR junior Liz Rathje, […]

Vigil remembers Rwandan genocide 20 years later

The Humanists of Boston University led students in a candlelight vigil Monday evening to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the 1994 ethnic genocide in Rwanda. Gathered in a circle, 25 students lit candles as a symbol of love and respect for victims of the Rwandan genocide, in which over half a million Rwandan citizens […]

CAMPUS CRIME LOGS: March 31 – April 6

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from March 31 to April 6. Breaking and entering At 8:30 a.m. on March 31, BUPD received a report that someone had broken into 855 Commonwealth Ave. sometime over the weekend of March 28 to March 31 and stolen a cash drawer […]