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Emerson students, St. Anthony’s Shine partner to amplify underrepresented voices

Emerson students, St. Anthony’s Shine partner to amplify underrepresented voices

By Ashlyn Wang, Staff Writer, Photographer
December 7, 2022

Ava Straccia stopped in front of a poster station in the Boston Common, listening to a woman detail her experience of homelessness and mental health struggles. This story was among 22 other anonymous submissions...

Prince William addressing City Hall.

Little Building embraces Earthshot awards with projection series

By Chloe Els, Staff Writer
December 7, 2022

Boston hosted the Earthshot Prize Awards on Friday, celebrating the innovators fighting climate change on an international scale. In anticipation of the ceremony, Emerson projected a series of images...

A person kneels while lighting a candle for the candlelight vigil.

Boston stands with Ürümqi, hundreds gather for candlelight vigil honoring fire victims

By Arthur Mansavage
December 7, 2022

Last Friday, hundreds of people gathered at the Boston Chinatown gate to honor the victims of the Ürümqi apartment fire, which left 10 dead after a delayed emergency response. At the event, there was...

Meet David Stewart: Emerson’s new media studies affiliate professor

Meet David Stewart: Emerson’s new media studies affiliate professor

By Maeve Lawler, Deputy Enterprise News Editor
December 7, 2022

David Stewart will join Emerson’s Visual Media Arts department as an affiliate professor of film and media studies in the Spring 2023 semester. He will teach two courses—Approaches in Media Studies...

A protester holds up a sign that reads “Striking is a human right” surround by other protesters and signs.

Photo Story: Rail workers protest outside JFK Presidential Library

By Arthur Mansavage
December 5, 2022

On Friday, as President Biden met with Prince William, hundreds of rail workers protested outside the JFK Presidential Library. Just hours prior, Biden signed legislation preventing a rail worker strike...

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