Dancing Gnome brews way into USA Today

Andrew Witchey ‘09 named his brewery the Dancing Gnome partially on a whim, and because the gnomes’ folklore described his business goals—the watchmen are dedicated to their jobs, but they also let loose. Now, the roughly 2-year-old…

Students express concerns over ELA costs

Taylor William Weston ’17 used Uber for his hour-long commute between his internship and the Emerson Los Angeles campus.   “I negotiated in my interview that I would need to be compensated so if that didn’t happen, I would’ve paid…

Alumni anthology records election impressions

People processed the 2016 election differently—some took selfies with cardboard cut-outs of Donald Trump, while others took to the streets chanting, “Not my President.” Michaela Papa ‘15 gathered a group of friends from her creative…

Freshman Ben Zabin mystifies the magic community

Alyson Hannigan, the host of Penn & Teller: Fool Us, saw her phone drop to the floor. Magician Ben Zabin had performed the same magic trick hundreds of times before, but failed for the first time in front of a 1,200 person audience.…

Boston rallies for one-year anniversary of Women’s March

Freshman Monica Gregoretti prepared a sign with the words, “Don’t Fucking Touch Me,” and a shirt with the image, “I heart consensual sex,” in preparation for the Cambridge/Boston Women's March 2018. They said they’re looking forward to…

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The story of campus cult classic, Love. Bacardi. Boston.

Dane Shubert ‘13 could have made a one-to-four minute movie for his Visual and Media Arts Production class freshman year. Instead, he brought a 32 minute drama to class that is still being viewed seven years later. Alongside his roommates…

The Wolff Sisters hunt for spot at music festival

Senior Kat Wolff already released two EPs and traveled the northeast with her sisters Rachael and Rebecca in their folk rock band, the Wolff Sisters and the Last Cavalry. Last weekend, the group started recording their first album with…

ArtsEmerson’s student actors: To pay, or not to pay?

Kiss, a play produced by ArtsEmerson, features over 20 Emerson student actors, designers, and managers. But the play also includes one professional actress. An audition notice posted on Broadway World listed her pay as $568 a week.…

Senior brings supernatural sci-fi series to Somerville

Combine Live with Kelly and Ryan with The X-Files and you get Signs of Life, a parody talk show created by senior Arden Jurskis. Signs of Life will air on Somerville Community Access Television Fridays or Saturdays at midnight.…