Go Figure: Skating in College

Noelle Weill, 19, talks about her experience with figure skating and being a part of the Boston University Figure Skating Team. As of 2019, the team are three-time national champions in collegiate figure skating.

 

Students Rally for Marathon Monday

Marathon Monday isn’t just for runners– for college students, it’s also known as one of the biggest parties of the year.

Many colleges in the Boston area, including BU, BC, UMass, and Tufts, close for Marathon Monday, affectionately shortened to “MarMon” by many students. Allston, a neighborhood of Boston close to mile 26 of the marathon, is a hub for student parties and other MarMon activities.

 
 
 

The 150th Grand Illumination

Every year for the last 150 years, the small community of gingerbread cottages in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts dazzles with thousands of japanese lanterns on one summer night, called Illumination Night.