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    3 hours ago

    Men’s volleyball holds 1-5 record in conference play following doubleheader

    The men’s volleyball team lost to Lasell College 3-0 and to Rivier University 3-1 in a conference doubleheader in the…
    3 days ago

    Freshman lacrosse player chooses Emerson over Division I school

    Freshman Alex Hrisanthopoulos verbally committed to play lacrosse at Hofstra University, a Division I school, in fall 2016. But despite…
    5 days ago

    Undefeated freshman tennis player shines as team’s top option

    Freshman tennis player Bass Lin remains undefeated 10 matches into his rookie season, in both singles and doubles. Before becoming…
    5 days ago

    Former Celtics All-Star plays 5-on-5 with Emerson students

    Sunday night became an unforgettable experience for a group of Emerson students when former Boston Celtics All-Star and current Denver…
    6 days ago

    New women’s lacrosse team looks to avenge winless season

    The women’s lacrosse team added a new coaching staff and seven freshmen to the roster after not qualifying for conference…

    OPINION

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: Using personal branding as a means to landing a job

      “Please write about your personal brand story.” That was the final question on my summer internship application. Luckily, I had done my research and studied self-marketing. But before this semester, I assumed branding only applied to companies. Every brand is created with a personality in mind, and companies often use branding as a means to define their audience. For example,…

    • Editorial

      Editorial: Nearby dispensary opening offers opportunities for responsible consumption

      At issue: students’ cannabis use Our take: cannabis can benefit students of age   The closest dispensary for medical and recreational cannabis will open this Saturday in Brookline. A 20-minute drive from the Emerson campus and located off of the E green line Riverway stop, the dispensary will have cannabis available for purchase for individuals 21 and over with a…

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: Risking financial security for a coveted college education

      Low-income students, like myself, frequently get put in a position where we must put aside our basic necessities, including toiletries and food, to attend Emerson. Low-income students, or those coming from households that make under $65,000 annually, across the country struggle to attain a college education and incorporate themselves into a community that may open doors for a better future. While…

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: Deepfakes—a newer, more dangerous era of fake news

      With just over a year and a half until the 2020 presidential election, a new form of fake news is growing more prominent and dangerous than what we experienced in the months leading up to the 2016 election. Known as ‘deepfakes,’ these digitally manipulated and edited videos that typically appear on social media outlets depict high profile individuals saying or…

    • Editorial

      Editorial: Admission scandals shine light on abuse of wealth in college admissions

      At issue: The corruption behind college acceptances Our take: Admissions cop-outs undermine the integrity of higher education   The Justice Department accused 50 wealthy parents of buying their children’s acceptance to well-known colleges across the country on Tuesday. Schools involved in the scandal include Yale University, Stanford University, the University of Southern California, and more. Several celebrity parents, prominent business…

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: Residency requirement blocks avenue for students to save money

      I represent the inaugural class of students the college will require to live on campus for three years. Soon to be facing a future of financial insecurity due to college debt, I am disregarded from Emerson’s list of credible reasons to be exempt from their new residency requirement. My parent’s annual income is enough to support a family of five,…

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