Grad student becomes Boston’s newest poet laureate

Creative writing graduate student Porsha Olayiwola read one of her poems aloud for the first time in her senior year of high school. She used the story of Beauty and the Beast to construct a poem about domestic violence. Thirteen years…

Person of Color Column: From majority to minority

As I was eating lunch one afternoon, my half-Latina friend asked me a question I’ve been waiting to hear since enrolling at Emerson: “Is that your real hair?” It comes as no shock to me that this friend or any other Emerson student…