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Women’s basketball defeats Fisher in final game before conference play

Women’s basketball defeats Fisher in final game before conference play

By Pedro Figueiredo, Deputy Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

The women’s basketball team pulled away from Fisher College late in the fourth quarter to earn a 65-55 victory over its opponent opposite of the Public Gardens.  Emerson held the lead going into the half, but Fisher kept the margin close, keeping the game within seven points. The two teams went...

Helping Marlboro students transition through financial support is essential

Helping Marlboro students transition through financial support is essential

By Editorial Board

January 16, 2020

A guide released by the Emerson Office of Undergraduate Admissions to the Marlboro community on Dec. 19 states that Emerson will not pay for cost differences in housing for Marlboro College students living on the Boston campus next semester.  The guide was sent through an email and was aimed to answ...

Boyle, Madden deliver strong performances in Puerto Rico

Boyle, Madden deliver strong performances in Puerto Rico

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

The women’s basketball team had no time for sightseeing the day they landed in Puerto Rico for a tournament in San Juan. After the Lions grabbed their bags, they immediately headed for the practice court.  Despite playing in unfamiliar territory, head coach Bill Gould said the team focused on b...

Lions enter conference play at the top of the food chain

Lions enter conference play at the top of the food chain

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

Men’s basketball head coach Bill Curley knew his team’s mentality needed to change following its 2019 NEWMAC championship.  The Lions are no longer underdogs, and Curley wants the squad to keep this in mind as they continue conference play. “Last year we got to hunt people down, and no on...

Paramount Lags Behind Other Residence Halls in Sustainability

Paramount Lags Behind Other Residence Halls in Sustainability

By Dana Gerber, Assistant News Enterprise Editor

January 16, 2020

Of all of Boston’s residence halls, The Paramount Center produces the most greenhouse gas emissions compared to its size, according to data gathered in 2018 and published in September 2019 by the City of Boston. In 2018, Paramount produced 13 kilograms of carbon dioxide per square foot, totaling near...

Alum returns to Youtube with unconventional video

Alum returns to Youtube with unconventional video

By Julian Valgora, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Following the death of his father in 2017, Luke Palmer ‘13 sought to follow in his father’s footsteps with a creative career. In June of the same year, Luke created Rhino Stew Productions, a YouTube channel that produces shorts, video essays, and sketches that are both unorthodox and experimental. ...

“Pastel” punk band to release new single and music video in January

“Pastel” punk band to release new single and music video in January

By Emily Cardona

January 16, 2020

Sophomore drummer Amogh Matthews posted on the Emerson Musician Mafia Facebook in 2018 in search of a group of fellow musicians to jam with. He received a response from sophomore singer and guitarist Karthik Ramaswami that led to the creation of Sunsetta, a band the two describe as a “pastel” punk...

Letter: Jan Tarlin responds to “Marlboro College Alumni Association disapproves of proposed merger with Emerson”

Letter: Jan Tarlin responds to “Marlboro College Alumni Association disapproves of proposed merger with Emerson”

By Jan Tarlin, Marlboro College '76

January 15, 2020

To the Editor: Writing as just one of the 500 very different people holding very different views who make up the current membership of the Marlboro College Alumni Association, I would like to correct what I believe to be an inaccurate conclusion one might easily reach after reading the article titled “...

New VP of Finance to head talks about fate of Marlboro campus, finances

New VP of Finance to head talks about fate of Marlboro campus, finances

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

December 15, 2019

Paul Dworkis officially joined the president’s office on the 10th floor of the Ansin Building for the first time on December 2, three months after being hired as the Chief Financial Officer of the college and given the title of Vice President of Administration and Finance.  Dworkis will manage the college’s finances...

Volleyball players claim NEWMAC honors

Volleyball players claim NEWMAC honors

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

November 20, 2019

Freshman setter Caroline Bond and junior outside hitter Grace Tepper received NEWMAC postseason honors for their performance in the 2019 season.  Bond won the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year award and made the All-Conference Second Team. Bond recorded 916 ...

Spirit of Emerson committee to debut annual Kindness Award

Spirit of Emerson committee to debut annual Kindness Award

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

November 20, 2019

An anonymous faculty donor partnered with the Spirit of Emerson organization to establish an award debuting in spring 2020 celebrating kindness within the college community. Professor Tom Cooper and Assistant Vice President of Student Success Sharon Duffy, co-facilitators of the Spirit of Emerson...

Skunks end fall season as regional champions

Skunks end fall season as regional champions

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

November 6, 2019

In her final possession as an Emerson Skunk, senior captain Kate Nelson reeled in a pass from junior co-captain Cameron Barth for the game-winning score this past Sunday, capturing the Northeast Mixed Regionals Division B championship and ending her career on top.  The Skunks put out their most experienced pl...