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Photo of Helina Yared (middle) and her teammates, Nia Cooper (left) and Rachel Tarby (right), after practice.

Meghan Markle’s explosive interview, and Emerson’s new inclusivity-based cheerleading squad

By Sophia Boyce and Drew Ascione
Published March 22, 2021

  On today's episode of The 172 Review, host Drew Ascione interviews Assistant Sports Editor Tyler Foy about a new inclusivity-based Emerson...

Richard Fucillo in front of the MA statehouse.

A Lion Speaks Tonight — Episode 04: Richard Fucillo

Published March 17, 2021

  In episode four of "A Lion Speaks Tonight," host Danielle Shojai interviews senior communications major Richard Fucillo '21. In this interview,...

Fall sports teams begin training for hopeful season

By Joey DuBois and Alec Klusza
Published March 16, 2021

These practices marked the first time the soccer and volleyball teams could practice together since the onset of the pandemic and the New England Men’s...

Margot Wood 08, founder of Epic Reads and author of Fresh.

A Lion Speaks Tonight — Episode 03: Margot Wood

By Danielle Shojai
Published February 28, 2021

  In episode three of "A Lion Speaks Tonight," host Danielle Shojai interviews Emerson College alum Margot Wood '08. In this interview, Wood...

Emerson community receives vaccines, and online learning for international students

Emerson community receives vaccines, and online learning for international students

By Sophia Boyce and Drew Ascione
Published February 19, 2021

  On today's episode of The 172 Review, host Sophia Boyce interviews News Editor Dana Gerber about how Emerson students and staff starting...

Students walking along Boylston Street.

COVID-19 variants detected in United States, and Massachusetts loosens reopening restrictions

By Sophia Boyce and Maximo Aguilar Lawlor
Published February 9, 2021

  Today on The 172 Review, host Sophia Boyce interviews Senior Investigative Reporter, Andrew Brinker, on the transmissible COVID-19 variants...

Cheryl Owsley-Jackson, a journalist-in-residence at Emerson College.

A Lion Speaks Tonight — Episode 02: Cheryl Owsley-Jackson

By Danielle Shojai
Published February 8, 2021

  In episode two of "A Lion Speaks Tonight," host Danielle Shojai interviews Emerson College's journalist in-residence Cheryl Owsley-Jackson...

Laura Beth Levis and Peter DeMarco

Diving deeper into ‘Laura’s Law,’ and President Biden’s first days in White House

By Drew Ascione and Sophia Boyce
Published February 2, 2021

  Today on The 172 Review, host Drew Ascione sits down with Assistant News Editor Alec Klusza to dive deeper into the new Massachusetts Law...

Anusha Halwai, a sophomore visual media arts major at Emerson College.

A Lion Speaks Tonight — Episode 01: Anusha Halwai

By Danielle Shojai, Podcast Reporter
Published January 24, 2021

In the debut episode of "A Lion Speaks Tonight," host Danielle Shojai interviews sophomore visual media arts major Anusha Halwai about her journey to film...

Following the protest Wednesday evening, the Massachusetts State House front gate holds a white flag with FCK NZS drawn in black graffiti.

Demonstrators march to Massachusetts State House to protest US Capitol siege

By Maximo Aguilar Lawlor, Multimedia Managing Editor
Published January 7, 2021

More than 50 demonstrators marched from Nubian Square to the Massachusetts State House Wednesday night protesting the Trump-inspired siege of the U.S....

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