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BU Beach

College Quad
Kenmore, Boston
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  • Sarah T.
    "Ready for tug of war! #4sqderby @buderby2012 @gammaphibetabu"(3 Tips)
    Derby D.
    "Time to paint the Greek Rock!"(2 Tips)
    emma t.
    "BU Beach is officially known as the Warren Alpert Mall (WAM)."(2 Tips)
    Boston University
    "Can you guess how many layers of paint are on the Greek Rock?"(2 Tips)
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  • drew t.
    drew tarvinJune 7, 2015
    A great place to start a walk along the river.
  • Dean Elmore
    Dean ElmoreSeptember 13, 2013
    Meet me for passion, art, play, dreams and love on September 21. The New Repertory Theatre’s Classic Repertory Company is doing Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" here. The fun starts at 8 pm.
  • Phillipe
    PhillipeJanuary 17, 2013
    500 points to whoever steals mayorship from K Elmore!
  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityDecember 18, 2012
    On October 5, 1977, the BU Society for Creative Anachronism staged a mock medieval duel at Alpert Mall.
  • The Daily Free Press
    The Daily Free PressAugust 29, 2012
    While it may not be the best place to relax in the winter, you will find large groups of students relaxing on the grass facing the Charles River. This is about as tropical as it's going to get!
  • Campus
    CampusAugust 20, 2012
    be sure to check in around BU to make the most of your campus! Read more
  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityJuly 3, 2012
    On April 9, 1983, some serious martial arts were about to take place on Alpert Mall as part of the International Street Fair.
  • Stephen M.
    Stephen McVerryJune 25, 2012
    Carry out your GSU lunch and picnic on the BU Beach (weather permitting).
  • Dean Elmore
    Dean ElmoreJune 4, 2012
    "Lot's of happenings by the tree, the river, the sculpture, and The Rock.Get together with your crew and paint The Rock. Win some swag if you tell us how many layers of paint are on The Rock."
  • BU Quidditch
    BU QuidditchApril 11, 2012
    Frisbee is for the weak. Try some Quidditch!
  • emma t.
    emma tangorenApril 10, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    we love catching some sun and socializing with friends on the BU Beach!
  • Her Campus BU
    Her Campus BUApril 10, 2012
    soak up the sun!
  • ella c.
    ella clauseApril 9, 2012
    #4sqderby @gammaphibetabu @buderby2012
  • Danielle M.
    Danielle MendezApril 9, 2012
    #4sqderby @BUderby2012 @GammaPhiBetaBU. LETS GO GAMMAS!
  • Sarah T.
    Sarah TasciottiApril 9, 2012
    Ready for tug of war! #4sqderby @buderby2012 @gammaphibetabu
  • Derby D.
    Derby DaddyApril 7, 2012
    Time to paint the Greek Rock! Make sure to schedule a time with the Derby Chairs and show your stuff. May the best artist win!
  • Derby D.
    Derby DaddyApril 7, 2012
    Tug-o-War time! See ya on the beach, 4:30-6:30 on Monday April 9th.
  • BU FYI Student Blog
    BU FYI Student BlogMarch 7, 2012
    Close your eyes- you can hear the waves! Right...? Right?!
  • Mike B.
    Mike BarryNovember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Please don't makeout here.
  • Steph C.
    Steph CampanhaOctober 11, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The squirrels here are literally psychotic. Be careful with your food.
  • Kyle P.
    Kyle PotterOctober 4, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    It's even better at night: sit on the bank and look at all of the pretty lights reflect off the Charles...especially from the Hyatt Regency.
  • Valentina M.
    Valentina MonteAugust 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    People-watching/ book-reading during springtime on the WARREN ALPERT MALL (the WAM!) will serve you far more than attending an afternoon class, arrange your spring schedule accordingly.
  • emma t.
    emma tangorenJuly 24, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    BU Beach is officially known as the Warren Alpert Mall (WAM).
  • Ilana B.
    Ilana BonderJuly 16, 2011
    Perfect place for tanning a
  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityAugust 24, 2010
    Can you guess how many layers of paint are on the Greek Rock? Dean Elmore put out a challenge in May 2010 for the closest estimation. The winner took home the actual amount in Blow Pops -- 1,717. Read more
  • Alex W.
    Alex WolinetzMarch 19, 2010
    When it's nice out, and it's already packed, beware open patches. You're about to sit in the middle of some game of frisbee, baseball, or football. Duck.
  • sarah c.
    sarah cohenApril 9, 2012
    @budeltagamma @buderby12 #deegdomination
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