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En La Calle Con Sofia: Taqueria Jalisco Boston

En La Calle Con Sofia: Taqueria Jalisco

By Sofia Waldron, Reels Editor
February 28, 2024
The first thing Mamá taught me to cook in her de facto culinary school was the perfect plate of rice and beans.
Kelly Link’s debut release ‘The Book of Love’

‘It feels like anything might happen’: Kelly Link’s debut release ‘The Book of Love’ explores adolescence

By Georgia Bates, Beacon Correspondent
February 28, 2024
On Feb. 19, at the Harvard Bookstore, Kelly Link’s serpent earrings and fierce literary determination foreshadowed the venomous secrets she was soon to bestow on her audience; yet, when approached by a devoted fan who had been following her on her novel release tour, that sinister facade immediately fell. 
En la Calle Con Sofia: Rincon Limeño

En la Calle Con Sofia: Rincon Limeño

By Sofia Waldron, Reels Editor
February 15, 2024

Growing up Mamá stressed many things—if I could rank their importance, it would be God, family, and Peruvian food. There are few things better in...

Fourth Wing: Really the New Fantasy Sensation?

Fourth Wing: Really the New Fantasy Sensation?

By Danielle Bartholet, Assistant Living Arts Editor
December 7, 2023

This article contains spoilers. “Graduate, or die.”  So reads the subtitle on the cover of the fantasy novel “Fourth Wing” by Rebecca Yarros,...

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Emerson Game Development Club: A Great Community for Aspiring Developers

By Solomon Browne
November 15, 2023

Game development is often assumed to be an intense coding job in an industry riddled with crunch time and math. However, the Emerson Game Development Club...

7 things to do in Greater Boston during Thanksgiving break

7 things to do in Greater Boston during Thanksgiving break

By Sofia Waldron, Reels Editor
November 14, 2023

Wondering what to do in Greater Boston during Thanksgiving break? With the price of a ticket to go back home over the holidays, it can be difficult to...

Courtesy: Lindy Lin Photography

Liz Moody’s ‘100 Ways To Change Your Life’ is the handbook to health and happiness

By Clara Faulkner, Managing Editor and Living Arts Editor
November 1, 2023

Change remains an unwavering companion on our life's journey. The pursuit of self-improvement and to attain better health, happiness, and fulfillment is...

‘Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour’ offers fans the rare opportunity to simulate her concert in the theater

‘Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour’ offers fans the rare opportunity to simulate her concert in the theater

By Sasha Zirin, Assistant Living Arts Editor
October 29, 2023

A rare moviegoing experience has hit theaters: pop icon Taylor Swift’s new concert film, “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour,” has been hosting sold-out...

More than mischief: Loki returns in second season of Disney+ series

More than mischief: Loki returns in second season of Disney+ series

By Emma Siebold, Staff Writer
October 29, 2023

Marvel’s favorite antihero returned with a timely mission—save the multiverse.  Season two of “Loki” debuted on Oct. 5 and will air an episode...

Boston Book Festival champions diversity of literature

Boston Book Festival champions diversity of literature

By Karenna Umscheid, Beacon Correspondent
October 18, 2023

The Boston Book Festival, featuring notable authors such as Rick Riordan, Chloe Gong, and Heather Cox Richardson, alongside performers, local publishers,...

Beacon Street Quartet, a string quartet, performs music at the Play It By Fear event.

‘Play it By Fear’ brings Halloween to Seaport

By Molly Boyke, Beacon Correspondent
October 14, 2023

Halloween lovers of all ages gathered for a night of haunted harmonies at The Rocks, one of Seaport's newest event spaces. The "Play it by Fear" concert,...

Guitarist, Donovan Miller, who played back to back sets for Nectarine Girl and Ana Schon.

Cucking is an art form and Cuckfest dares to share

By Bryan Liu, Assistant Opinion Editor
September 27, 2023

Most people think getting “cucked” is a bad thing, but Jack DeMarco, Andy Babb, and Elle O’Brien just want to share what they love with others. Each...

Kenneth Schlaud, untitled image meant to provide commentary about media coverage silencing the African American community.

Tech Noir: Huret & Spector Gallery’s New Exhibit

By Adam Spector
May 7, 2023

Emerson’s Huret and Spector Gallery, a small two-story gallery located on the sixth floor of the Tufte building, is showcasing a unique exhibit with...

Highest achieving students recognized at 12th annual ERA Awards

Highest achieving students recognized at 12th annual ERA Awards

By Meg Richards, Staff Writer
April 26, 2023

The Emerson Recognition Achievement Awards, or ERA Awards, took place in the Robert J. Orchard Theater last Friday, where students across all majors were...

Brooke Shields’ ‘Pretty Baby’ exposes the sting of childhood sexualization

Brooke Shields’ ‘Pretty Baby’ exposes the sting of childhood sexualization

By Sophia Pargas, Editor-in-Chief
April 26, 2023

In a newly released Hulu docuseries, childhood star Brooke Shields opens up about her experience growing up as Hollywood’s adolescent sex icon. Though...

Pulitzer-winning photojournalist, Kent State shooting survivor John Filo discusses modern journalism

Pulitzer-winning photojournalist, Kent State shooting survivor John Filo discusses modern journalism

By Shannon Garrido, Editor-in-chief
April 20, 2023

A little more than half a century after the 1970 massacre at Kent State University, the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist John Paul Filo feels that...

How to leave 4/20 on a high note

How to leave 4/20 on a high note

By Adri Pray, Editor-at-large
April 20, 2023

Rejoice! The 2023rd April 20th celebration is nearly upon us! In honor of Thursday’s holiday, here’s an easy-to-read guide on how to participate...

Tim Gunn: Corporate, Couture, and Confidence

Tim Gunn: Corporate, Couture, and Confidence

By Clara Faulkner, Managing Editor and Living Arts Editor
April 12, 2023

Tim Gunn, the well-known fashion consultant and television personality, brought his humorous content and impeccable sense of style to Emerson in Tuesday’s...

Courtesy of Phyllis Mercurio

‘Air’ is a slam dunk with an all-star cast

By Rumsha Siddiqui, Sports Editor
April 5, 2023

In a nearly sold-out theater at AMC Boston Common, cinemagoers wearing Air Jordans awaited the premiere of “Air,” a dramedy starring Boston’s poster...

Vermilion Theater’s second production of “Constellations” highlights the importance of queer love on stage

Vermilion Theater’s second production of “Constellations” highlights the importance of queer love on stage

By Shannon Garrido, Editor-in-chief
April 5, 2023

The legacies of queer love stories on stage have been breaking barriers for theater since Broadway’s 1983 production of “La Cage.” This weekend,...

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