10 ways to enjoy London after the Games are gone
Aug13

10 ways to enjoy London after the Games are gone

By Jack Meyer  |  BSU at the Games Although the 2012 Olympics are coming to an end, tourists undoubtedly will still flock to London in great numbers to see all the city has to offer. For the past few weeks, network televisions streams have been flooded with images of London’s most famous landmarks—Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace among others. For travelers coming to London in the coming months and...

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What was your favorite London 2012 moment?
Aug13

What was your favorite London 2012 moment?

By Charlotte Dunlap  |  BSU at the Games Olympic fans waiting in line for the live screening of the Closing Ceremony at Victoria Park, London, share their favorite moments from London...

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Closing Ceremony at Tower Bridge
Aug13

Closing Ceremony at Tower Bridge

By Pat Boylan, Michael Nauman and James Jeffrey  |  BSU at the Games At a pub near Tower Bridge in London, Olympic fans share their British...

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Closing Ceremony draws excitement, end to the Games in Victoria Park
Aug13

Closing Ceremony draws excitement, end to the Games in Victoria Park

By Emily Thompson  |  BSU at the Games It would be unlike London to go out without a bang. Although all of this year’s Olympic athletes had put their skills to the test by Sunday night, Victoria Park tried to recreate the energy of the Opening Ceremony. The park had the largest free screening of the Closing Ceremony in the city. There seemed to be fewer spectators this time around – the lines leading up to the entrance didn’t snake...

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The last day, and the legacy
Aug13

The last day, and the legacy

By Jessica Pettengill  |  BSU at the Games Sunday morning in London started as every morning for the past two weeks. Olympic athletes competed in their events. Spectators looked on in awe at the Olympic Park, Earl’s Court and other venues. And those not fortunate enough to watch the competitions in person cheered from the comfort of their homes. But this morning was the beginning of the end of the 2012 London Olympic Games. The...

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