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Whether you're in your first off-campus apartment or you're just tired of your meal plan, every college student gains something out of learning to cook.
What wine pairs well with cauliflower hash browns and spicy breakfast burritos? A $6 chardonnay will probably complement the dish—as long as it is after 1 a.m.
After volunteering to help her Uncle Alex find his keys, help her mother set the table, and help five other friends and family members, Zoey finds herself at loss. She loves to help people—but she no longer has time to listen to her radio.
This one doesn’t start in the kitchen. It’s around 1 a.m. and the room is dark. My partner and I’s eyes are glued to the television, desperate to know who’s about to be the winner of a Shrek-themed episode of Cake Wars. It’s the third episode we have watched that night, and alas, I sleep through the final round.
Around Valentine’s Day, the question of whether to dine out or dine in with a date is seemingly inevitable. To really crank that romance, and to save a couple dolla doos, the best restaurant is your kitchen. The immense pressure to spend money on a significant other—because somehow that translates to love—is ridiculous. Love is homegrown, so why not cook at home?
I learned to cook the same way you probably did—I was taught by a borderline-senile Vietnam War veteran, Steve, in the back of a Mexican restaurant.
The internet has infiltrated my kitchen. My international cravings can be immediately satisfied with a few clicks.
They walk through their formations as the song “Hands to myself” by Selena Gomez blasts from her Macbook.
These events are made to help people learn new things about their own culture and the culture of others.
<p class="p1">Desi is a new student org on campus
Beacon fall favorites!
It’s a hearty recipe: fish stewed with tomatoes, vegetables, and peanut oil, topped over broken rice. It sounded quite delicious, and not too difficult, so I began to plan.
I grew up in America, but with a purebred Polish father, and I’ve been privy to his family’s food in small doses.
Elite Daily may now have Emerson student bylines.
Lizzie Milanovich is an actress, playwright, and artist, and she’s on a mission to bring theater to everyone.
In a few days students and alumni can come together to sip cold-brewed tea, eat brunch, and talk post-grad life at a casual networking event at Tea Bar by EvyTea.
That’s how I got the job—it’s all about who you know.
If you find yourself crunching on gourmet, customized trail mix while reading a new Spanish-language magazine in a Boston greenspace, make sure to document it on a new app.
Traditionally, high school proms call for drinking punch, posing for pictures, and dancing in a dark room. For some, however, it was a night of feeling forced into wearing a gendered outfit—and the performance that comes along with an outfit that’s ill-fitting to your identity.
Akin to The Hunger Games, Emerson’s lottery housing selection process is a high-stakes gamble and students have just begun to volunteer each other as tribute to pick out the best rooms.
Snaking through crowds of patrons, carrying heavy buckets of ice, and trying not to slip on spilt vodka cranberries made up a typical shift at the now-closed Stage Nightclub for Dalton Kearney, a barback. His roommate, Christopher Piettro, stood outside at the door.
Mariana Tinoco Rivera said she always wanted to start a magazine, or has at least for the past five years. Now, as the first writing, literature, and publishing student in the Emerson Launch program, she has.
Gilbert said she focused her final master's project on interviewing women about their association with their voice. Gilbert said she’s collaborating with students in the visual and media arts department to turn her research into a documentary.
The smells of cajun spices, fresh basil, and garlic filled the function hall at 151 Tremont St. during the first annual Potluck love.
A Northeastern University senior’s furniture or an Emmanuel College sophomore’s used textbook now have the ability to enter into an Emerson student’s orbit.
A little less than a year ago, Ellen Rothfuss didn’t think she could run two miles. As every new marker went from impossible to conquered, this motivation came to her as an opportunity to race for fellow women.
Grab the skeletons out of the closet, writers now have an opportunity to pen their ghostly and ghoulish stories to an online literary magazine.
Our culture doesn’t put an emphasis on learning how to eat mindfully.
Flashing lights illuminate a pale cinder block wall, and in between bursts, Austin Max takes the stage and plucks the opening chord to his song “Will You Be Mine.”
A new trend on Emerson's campus is homemade personal BuzzFeed quizzes.
Emerson student, Alexis Clova Cadavid, created an online portfolio site for artists.
Some students find amazing opportunities when they chose to study abroad through programs unaffiliated with Emerson.
Emerson alum creates a fantastical children's show that is currently enrolled in a competition through Amazon.com.
Emerson alum Heinz Healey created a new word processor to help fellow writers with trouble focusing.
Many Emerson students are making money biking around Boston, and delivering various items to people.
Video game about ending stereotypes is about to enter into production.
Emerson student co-founds online freelance marketplace.
Brown is the founder, namesake, and CCO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, and an alumna from the class of ‘79. The company launched in 1991 with the motto that every woman should be her own makeup artist and the mission statement: “The secret to beauty is simple: be who you are.”
Our country still needs to catch up with its own people.
Alumni make up a substantial percentage of the faculty at Emerson.
Students are excited about Primark's opening.
With no Greek Row, no lettered houses with house mothers, and no hefty dues, Emerson isn’t what most people think of when they think of traditional greek life.
Here are some recommended bookstores, movie theaters, and museums, as chosen by Beacon staff.
Check out the Beacon Staff's recommended cafes, parks, and thrift stores.
From poignant protests on- and off-campus to the Facebook group Free and For Sale, a look at the trends that shaped Emerson's culture.
Emerson has implemented new sustainability initiatives, but slipped in the rankings of a nationwide recycling contest that took place earlier this year.
For seniors, it can be an expensive event—besides the cap and gown, some have to pay for airfare or other travel costs to get back to Emerson’s Boston campus.
Emerson’s first Green Gala, celebrated 20 days before Earth Day, intends to be a way for students to get a head start on the celebration.
"I don't see enough engagement in Boston between the city and Emerson students."-Sophomore interdisciplinary major Xia Rondeau
Evan Falchuk, who was an independent candidate in the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial election, is now an Emerson professor.
Alternative spring break programs allow students to do a community service projects, often in collaboration with nonprofit organizations, instead of going home or on a vacation. Several campus groups organize trips for Emerson students.
Emerson alumnus Harris Wittels, a comedian beloved by his colleagues and admired by Emerson students, was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Feb. 19.
Samantha Abby and Laura Leigh Abby, who graduated from Emerson in 2007, said they decided to join the show to demonstrate that gay and lesbian marriages are no different than other relationships.
These child stars agreed the intense but rewarding experience ultimately influenced their decisions to come to Emerson and pursue careers in the entertainment industry.
Tom Smith and Alecia Eberhardt, who graduated from Emerson in 2011 and are now engaged, created the blog Diner Porn in February 2013 to capture their experiences through photography and slightly fictionalized stories.
"I remember when I started Emerson, I did not have any winter clothes at all...before I knew it, my entire wardrobe had transformed." -Junior Manisha Tolani
Sophomore Forbes Lau has been teaching himself martial arts since his freshman year of high school, gradually progressing to an advanced level in a variety of styles.
The dining hall used to be where students would get into one line to receive the day’s only entree “slopped” onto their tray.
The esports club was created this summer so gamers could collaborate and compete with one another, and currently focuses on two games, Super Smash Bros. and League of Legends.
This rivalry has students asking: Is this town—or at least intersection—big enough for both of these pharmacies?
"It's a chance to engage in different philosophies and learn from different cultures and beliefs." — Andrew Manuzca, sophomore political communication major
"I hope that they really just enjoy coding and graphic design." -Senior Isabella Gordillo
"I'll probably end up trying the new burger place as a break from school food." -Samantha Kennedy, sophomore performing arts major
There are also so many people going through ProArts that it's difficult not to be lost in the noise." — Chloe Villanueva, senior visual and media arts major
"When you're in the zone and tapped into that energy it's really cool, you feel like you can handle anything. I like it because its a go, go, go environment." -Junior Henry Krause