6 Reasons to Be Pumped for FYSOP

  FYSOP is happening in less than two weeks! Here are just a few of the reasons y’all should get pumped to be a part of one of the best programs on campus!! 1.To Explore the City of Boston   The week of FYSOP includes three days of going to different neighborhoods in Boston, travelling…

Mentorship

Hello everyone! It’s your girls, Sernah Essien and Mariel Cariker, and we’re here to talk to you about a very important theme of FYSOP: ~mentorship~! So what on earth is a mentor?? How do I get one?? What kind of relationship are we supposed to have?? Well, lucky for you you’ve got two pals here…

Why Should I Do FYSOP?

Hello, ladies and gents. Our names are Albert Jimenez and Lola Adeosun and we’re here to tell you why sitting at home on your couch, binge-watching the latest Netflix show, and daydreaming about Boston just aren’t gonna cut it as an end to your summer. *Disclaimer: these activities are occasionally practiced by us*   First-Year…

Intersectionality

Welcome back to the FYSOP blog! Today’s topic: Intersectionality. This word comes up a lot in social justice and we are here today to dissect its meaning and explore what intersectionality looks like in the context of FYSOP. First, a definition. Intersectionality: NOUN The interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender…

Community Partner Highlight: Strongwater Farm

Strongwater Farm has been a Community Service Center favorite for as long as we can remember as BU students! Volunteers help with maintenance tasks around the farm and interact with the patients of Tewksbury Hospital who get to spend time with the horses. Strongwater Farm offers educational opportunities and emotional support to people with disabilities….