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Updates on Eat AsU Play

April 19, 2013

An update that Eat AsU Play has been cancelled until further notice. We will work to reschedule and make updates.

Watch our Facebook and Twitter for the latest Eat AsU Play updates (and about our upcoming elections!).

Voices Around Asia

March 17, 2013

In less than an hour and a half, take a tour of Asia! Let us take you to the edges of the world's largest continent, with stops in China, Japan, the Korean peninsula, India, and Vietnam.

On Friday, March 22nd at 5:30 p.m., join as at Voices Around Asia in the Howard Thurman Center. We'll have stations set up around the room, where your peers will teach you how to say useful phrases in Mandarin Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Hindi, and Vietnamese. You'll also be able to do a fun, cultural activity representing each country. Come alone or bring your friends; either way, you're sure to learn something you didn't know and make new friends along the way.

Admission will be free and snacks provided (none of those airplane peanuts, either).

See our Facebook event page for more information.

The Red Gala

February 3, 2013

Celebrate Valentine's Day and the Lunar New Year Friday, February 8 at The Red Gala, the dance party of the year. Brought to you by MCPHS-U ASA, BUASU, BUVSA, New England IVSA, and Simmons ASA, we promise you an unforgettable night.

This groundbreaking inter-collegiate event will feature great mixes by DJ WU, who has worked with top DJs in Boston. We'll even be auctioning off for a date our lovely e-board members. Don't have a date? Then this is your chance to impress!

Tickets are only $5, so act fast.

See our Facebook event page for more information. Get your tickets before they're gone through Eventbrite!

NOTICE: The Red Gala has been postponed until Friday, February 15, due to inclement weather. Tickets already purchased are still valid.

ASU Spring General Meeting

January 28, 2013

This Friday, February 1, make space for our Spring General Meeting at 5 p.m. in CAS 203. Meet the entire ASU family, hear about upcoming events and opportunities, play icebreaker games, and have a chance to win a surprise gift through our Twitter contest.

We'll also reveal a brand new dance in collaboration with several Asian-interest organizations from schools across Boston. Come to this meeting and be the first to hear about The Red Gala, a dance in celebration of the Lunar New Year and Valentine's Day.

This is a meeting you don't want to miss, so come early to get a good seat!

Sushi Lunch with ASU

November 1, 2012

Don't have lunch plans this Saturday? Why not go with your friends in ASU for a all-you-can-eat sushi buffet at Yamato Japanese Restaurant? We've got a 10%-off deal just for you. For more details, visit our Events page for more information.

We'll be meeting at 11:30am at Marsh Plaza to take the T, or you can just meet us there at 12:00pm. Yamato's is T-accessible by taking the B line and getting off at Chiswick Road. Be sure to bring $20 to pay for your all-you-can-eat buffet and tip!

Freshman Representative Elections

October 10, 2012

We hope all who attended enjoyed themselves at our 4th annual Moonlight Ball on Sunday. aKDPhi, ASU, CSA, FSA, HKSA, Lambdas, SCS, and VSA thank you for coming and hope you come next year!

Want to see all of our photos? Click here and here for photobooth pictures, and here for pictures around Metcalf. Tag yourselves and be sure to like QLH Photograhy's page!

We're holding FRESHMAN REPRESENTATIVE ELECTIONS on Sunday, October 14th starting at 2pm in CAS 228. We want YOUR ideas, energy, and dedication, so stop on by and donít be shy!

If you are interested, we ask that you prepare a speech incorporating (1) why you want to join e-board, (2) what qualities would make you a great asset to e-board, (3) why you think you would be a great freshman representative, (4) some goals you have for ASU/how they can be achieved, and (5) any new event ideas. Speeches will be followed by a friendly Q&A by our current e-board members. Please dress presentably.

See this page for more detailed information. See you Sunday!

Updates and Moonlight Ball

September 24, 2012

Thanks to all who attended our first general meeting last Friday. We hope you enjoyed yourself, made new friends, and liked what you heard from ASU. Be sure to check out the pictures we took on Facebook! Click here for the album.

Our much anticipated 4th annual Moonlight Ball will be held on Sunday, October 7th during the three-day weekend. We'll have tasty mooncake samples, two free-of-charge photobooths, talented peformers, a great DJ, and more! All of the collaborators have worked hard to bring you the best ball yet, so we confidently invite you to attend and bring all your friends. Tickets go on sale Monday, October 1st and will be sold throughout the week at the GSU link tables from 11am-5pm. You can also reserve them from an e-board member of a collaborating group. Group discounts are available. See our Events page for more information.

First General Meeting and Performers' Auditions

September 13, 2012

We will be holding our first general meeting on Friday, September 21st, from 4:00pm-6:00pm. If you want to find out about an upcoming hotpot event, elections for freshman representatives, community service opportunities, or our much anticipated Moonlight Ball, we urge you to join. You'll also have a chance to win one of our limited-edition ASU t-shirts, so don't miss out!

Attention all performers! Whether you're a solo act, duo, or group, and whether you sing, dance, juggle, or are just funny, this is your chance to PERFORM at our biggest event of the year. Moonlight Ball is coming up and we need up to three performing groups and two MCs to take it to a new level. Auditions are open and we welcome anyone to come try out. They will be on Saturday, September 22nd in the early afternoon. You are also welcome to contact one of us to work out an alternative if you absolutely cannot make it.

Please visit our Events page for more information on both of these exciting events.

Upcoming School Year and Splash (Updated 8/26)

August 22, 2012

We hope everyone is enjoying their last fleeting days of summer and well-rested for the upcoming school year! Please join us at Splash on the 2nd of September (Sunday). We will be handing out flyers, setting up our email list, and this will be a great chance to get to know us. Please ask us about our annual Moonlight Ball, which will take place on October 7th this year!

In the meantime, check out our recently updated E-board page and get to know us!

(Click the flyer to see larger image)

Updated 8/26 For those of you who would like to perform at Moonlight Ball, our biggest event of the year, we will be having auditions in mid-September. More information will be coming on both our website and Facebook, so stay tuned and start preparing!

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Random Fact of the Week
Kathy Kong:
I can do a pretty swell Woody the Woodpecker laugh.

More information?