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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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#EmersonWinter: Photo Contest Winners & Honorable Mentions

The results are in! Thank you to all who participated in our #EmersonWinter Instagram photo contest to capture and share what you love most about winter at Emerson. After looking over all the submissions, deliberating, and taking...

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Susanne Althoff Talks Magazines, Publishing, and Print in the Digital Age

Assistant Professor Susanne Althoff came to Emerson in 2015 after 22 years as a magazine editor at The Boston Globe, and she’s going back—this time, with students. Lucky members of Susanne’s small graduate-level class have the opportunity...

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