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Tangling the Physical and the Digital with Emerson Urban Arts

“How do I create something that’s evolving all the time but not super obvious?” was one of the questions Camille Utterback asked herself as she conceptualized Entangled, the newest piece in her long-standing series of interactive digital drawing...

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4 Takeaways From the Fake News & Alternative Facts Panel

In today’s world, where social media reigns and entertainment news and politics are one and the same, it can be hard to differentiate between fact and fiction—even more so when it’s coming from your Twitter feed. The School of Communication...

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The Cool Magician: Justin Willman ’02

When Justin Willman ’02 was 12 years old, he attempted to ride a bicycle while wearing rollerblades. It did not end well. Two broken arms later, he found himself learning card tricks as an alternative to traditional...

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5 Boston Literary Haunts That Will Inspire You

Got writer’s block? Stuck in a study rut? These bookish retreats will spark your creativity and ignite your inner bookworm. All five are registered sites in the Boston Literary District and just a few blocks from campus. 1. The...

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Not Throwing Away His Shot: Miguel Cervantes ’99 Stars in Hamilton in Chicago

By Joanne Silver This post was originally published in the Winter 2017 issue of Expression, the Magazine for Alumni and Friends of Emerson College. Photo: Joan Marcus, 2016. “I’m not searching for fame and fortune,” Miguel Cervantes said...

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