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Doing What is Needed at Emerson’s Social Justice Center

By Marni Zipper ’19 | Madison Martino, Marketing Communications ’19, came to Emerson as a freshman with many goals—one of which was to make the Emerson campus a safe, inclusive, and open environment for everyone. Now a...

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Talking Fashion and Philanthropy with Chair of Ribbons on the Runway

by Pat Timmons ’17 Earlier this semester, Emerson sorority Alpha Epsilon Phi put on their 14th annual fashion show and live auction, Ribbons on the Runway. The event is entirely student-run: All models are Emerson students wearing outfits styled...

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Camera Roll: Emerson Students Confront Social Justice Issues with Performance

by Pat Timmons, ’17 Earlier this winter, students taking a course called “To Be Heard” partnered with non-profit organization Be Heard World, a self-supporting community of artists seeking to create social change through storytelling and outreach. Formed in 2015,...

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Female Filmmakers at Emerson Work to End Bias

By Marni Zipper ’19 The Visual Media Arts (VMA) major is the largest major on campus. There’s a running joke amongst students that everyone you meet at Emerson is a VMA major. VMA is the umbrella term that covers a...

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Hidden Lantern Festival Combines Art and Mental Health

by Pat Timmons ’17 This week, students are putting on an incredible arts festival at Emerson College called Hidden Lantern (formerly Project WOW). The festival highlights student work with a focus on mental illness awareness. Suzie Hicks...

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