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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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4 Must-See Films Coming to the Bright in November

Every Tuesday and Thursday during the semester, the Bright Lights Film Series brings world-class cinema to campus with free screenings in the Bright Family Screening Room presented by the Department of Visual and Media Arts. Seeking to foster...

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Emerson’s Neighborhoods of Boston: Around Campus & Downtown

Fall is underway! With sweater weather in full swing, we visit some of the must-see spots for the season in and around Emerson’s downtown neighborhood—according to Emerson students. Neighborhoods of Boston is a recurring series of posts written...

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