Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Wellesley Scream Tunnel



April 16, 2012 - Young women of Wellesley College, a historic women's college, located in Wellesley, Mass. make signs for the Boston Marathon runners on Monday on the college's campus. Wellesley marks the halfway point in the marathon. Historically women of Wellesley College line the route and cheer for runners creating the Wellesley Scream Tunnel and give kisses to the runners. Photo by Ali Donohue.



April 16, 2012 - Julie Daurio, a senior at Wellesley College located in Wellesley, Mass. applies lipstick on Monday before the Boston Marathon. Daurio waited along the marathon route and was a part of the Wellesley Scream Tunnel with other members of Wellesley College. Wellesley marks the halfway point in the marathon. Historically women of Wellesley College line the route and cheer for runners creating the Wellesley Scream Tunnel and give kisses to the runners. Photo by Ali Donohue.

April 16, 2012 - Karin Robinson, a senior at Wellesley College located in Wellesley, Mass.,  reaches out to a runner in the Boston Marathon on Route 135 in Wellesley. Her sign reads, "Kiss me, I taste like Champagne." "I hosted a small brunch in my room, mimosas were involved," Robinson exlpains. Wellesley marks the halfway point in the marathon. Historically women of Wellesley College line the route and cheer for runners creating the Wellesley Scream Tunnel and give kisses to the runners. Photo by Ali Donohue.

April 16, 2012 - Women of Wellesley College line the Boston Marathon route on Route 135 in Wellesley, Mass. during the marathon on Monday. Wellesley marks the halfway point in the marathon. Historically women of Wellesley College line the route and cheer for runners creating the Wellesley Scream Tunnel and give kisses to the runners. Photo by Ali Donohue.

April 16, 2012 - Lucy Bergin, a senior at Wellesley College, receives a kiss from a runner in the marathon on Route 135 in Wellesley, Mass. on Monday. Her sign read, "Kiss me, I'm graduating." Wellesley marks the halfway point in the marathon. Historically women of Wellesley College line the route and cheer for runners creating the Wellesley Scream Tunnel and give kisses to the runners. "I've gotten 15 or so kisses so far and at least 5 other people running by have yelled, 'Congratulations on graduating!'" Bergin explains. Photo by Ali Donohue.

April 16, 2012 - Eileen Cham, left, and Addie Lai, right, hold signs and cheer on participants of the Boston Marathon on Monday along Route 135 in Wellesley, Mass. Wellesley marks the halfway point in the marathon. Historically women of Wellesley College line the route and cheer for runners creating the Wellesley Scream Tunnel and give kisses to the runners. Photo by Ali Donohue.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

NYC Pillowfight


April 7, 2012 - Ham Davis swings a pillow while wearing a full suit of knight's armor at Washington Square Park in New York City on Saturday afternoon. New York was one of many cities internationally to participate in Pillow Fight Day 2012, an international pillow fight flash mob. "I had the armor made for me when I moved to New York City from Australia, you can never be protected enough in New York," said Davis. Photo by Ali Donohue.


April 7, 2012 - People came out with their pillows to Washington Square Park in New York City on Saturday afternoon to participate in Pillow Fight Day 2012. New York was one of many cities internationally to participate in Pillow Fight Day 2012, an international pillow fight flash mob. Photo by Ali Donohue.


April 7, 2012 - Kevin Kinsella, left, and Barbra Mitchell, right, perform a cover of the Band's "The Weight" a Washington Square Park in New York City during Pillow Fight Day 2012. New York was one of many cities internationally to participate in Pillow Fight Day 2012, an international pillow fight flash mob. "I was fighting before, but then I got bored and thought I'd play some music instead," said Mitchell as she played her tambourine. Photo by Ali Donohue.



April 7, 2012 - A girl swings her pillow at the crowd during Pillow Fight Day at Washington Square Park in New York City on Saturday afternoon. New York was one of many cities internationally to participate in Pillow Fight Day 2012, an international pillow fight flash mob. Photo by Ali Donohue.

April 7, 2012 - Edu Cuero swings his pillow at the crowd during Pillow Fight Day at Washington Square Park in New York City on Saturday afternoon. New York was one of many cities internationally to participate in Pillow Fight Day 2012, an international pillow fight flash mob. Curero found out about the event on the internet, like many other participants in the pillow fight. Photo by Ali Donohue.



April 7, 2012 - Many pillows did not survive Pillow Fight Day which took place at Washington Square Park in New York City on Saturday afternoon. Above insides of many pillows can be seen scattered on the park's ground. New York was one of many cities internationally to participate in Pillow Fight Day 2012, an international pillow fight flash mob. Photo by Ali Donohue.

WTBU Brings Underground HIp Hop to BU Central

April 9, 2012 - Rapper Charmingly Ghetto performs at BU Central located at 775 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston on Monday night. The concert was organized by WTBU, Boston University's student-run radio station in conjunction with Music Unites, a charity organization that provides funds for music programs in underprivileged school. "Keep taking pictures, I love it when the attention's on me," said Charmingly Ghetto during his performance. Photo by Ali Donohue.


April 9, 2012 - A DJ Goulet spins vinyl and provides the backtrack for a hip-hop concert Monday night at BU Central located at 775 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston on Monday night. The concert was organized by WTBU, Boston University's student-run radio station in conjunction with Music Unites, a charity organization that provides funds for music programs in underprivileged school. The event showcased a number of Boston underground hip-hop acts including MeTal, Charmingly Ghetto, Retrospek, Dutch Rubelle and more. Photo by Ali Donohue.


April 9, 2012 - A. Spendacash, left, and JuneLyfe, right, perform Monday night with their Boston-based hip-hop group Retrospek at BU Central located at 775 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston on Monday night. The concert was organized by WTBU, Boston University's student-run radio station in conjunction with Music Unites, a charity organization that provides funds for music programs in underprivileged school. The event showcased a number of Boston underground hip-hop acts including MeTal, Charmingly Ghetto, Dutch Rubelle and more. Photo by Ali Donohue.



April 9, 2012 - A collection bin can be seen above at the Music Unites Table at a hip-hop concert Monday night at BU Central located at 775 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston. The concert was organized by Music Unites, a charity organization that provides funds for music programs in underprivileged schools in conjunction with WTBU, Boston University's student-run radio station. During the event a representative showed a documentary on the cause which can be seen on the Music Unites website: www.musicunites.org. "I'm excited to bring underground hip-hop to BU and help raise money for a great cause," said Jamie Miller, an organizer of the event and Music Director at WTBU.Photo by Ali Donohue.

April 9, 2012 - Boston-based rapper MeTal steps off stage into the crowd and performs Monday night at BU Central located at 775 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston on Monday night. The concert was organized by WTBU, Boston University's student-run radio station in conjunction with Music Unites, a charity organization that provides funds for music programs in underprivileged school. The event showcased a number of Boston underground hip-hop acts including Retrospek, Charmingly Ghetto, Dutch Rubelle and more. Photo by Ali Donohue.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

April Fools Day: Raw Sex on the Radio





April 1, 2012 - Jason Brown, left, and Alex William, right, are members of the Boston-based hardcore band Raw Sex. The band performed live on air on WTBU, Boston University's student-run radio station, located at 640 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston on Sunday night. Usually the band performs in basements, underground venues and bars but mixed it up on April Fools Day and broadcasted their performance live over radio waves. Photo by Ali Donohue.

April 1, 2012 - Ricky Stock, above, is the guitarist and backup singer for the Boston-based hardcore band Raw Sex. Above he can be seen setting up his equipment in WTBU's studio space located at 640 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston. Raw Sex performed live on the Basement Show on WTBU on Sunday night. The Basement Show is a punk radio show at WTBU, Boston University's student-run radio station. Photo by Ali Donohue.


April 1, 2012 - Caitlin Condon, pictured above, is a WTBU DJ and sophomore at Boston University. She co-hosts a radio show, the Basement Show, Sunday nights on WTBU from 6-8pm. On April Fools Day the Boston-based band Raw Sex came on air to do an in-studio session. "It's fun having bands on air but it can be hard to orchestrate in such a small space," said Condon as she worked the board and got ready to recap the songs. Photo by Ali Donohue.


April 1, 2012 - Andrew Fewsmith is a freshman at Boston University and serves as WTBU's tech director. Above he is shown working a sound board during a live performance of a Boston-based band on air on Sunday night at WTBU located at 640 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston. Andrew assisted in setting up the equipment for the live in-studio performance. "It's not always easy, but it's always fun," said Fewsmith of setting up equipment for live performances in the small studio space. Photo by Ali Donohue.

April 1, 2012 - Steven Dyer, left, and Mickey Forsberg, right, perform with their Boston-based hardcore band Raw Sex on the Basement Show on WTBU on Sunday night located at 640 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston. The band came on air and performed a set that was broadcasted live over 89.3FM, 640AM and online at wtburadio.org. Photo by Ali Donohue.