After Comm Ave: What’s Next for BU Hockey Captain Doyle Somerby


At 6’5”, the well-dressed man at the podium leaned towards the microphone set for a smaller stature. Standing before the Boston University Men’s Ice Hockey organization, Doyle Somerby, 22, received the Bennet McInnis Award for Spirit for his dedication and passion. After watching the team growing up and a four year tenure, Somerby bid a final farewell.

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Sports personalities gather to discuss race and gender at Play it Forward Summit


APRIL 18, 2017

“Last Friday, the second Play It Forward Summit brought industry leaders to Boston University’s Agganis Arena to tackle race and gender issues in the sports industry.

Speakers and attendees explored the two heavy-hitting topics with candor at the event, organized by BU’s College of Communication, BU’s Athletics Department, WBUR and the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground. Using a multimedia approach and speaker meet and greets, the summit encouraged a new approach to engagement.”

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BU’s Minority Connection Initiative promotes diversity, safe spaces on campus


February 7, 2017

“Amid the influx of students returning to campus this past fall semester, Kevin Smith, a senior Boston University’s College of Engineering, noticed something amiss — five male students of color did not return to BU after their freshman year.”

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