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News You Can Use On Cancer Risks for the College Crowd

December 31, 2012

Here are some other vital stats to know for better health over your lifetime.&,"Skin Cancer (www.cdc.gov) Most common type of cancer in the US Can be prevented in most cases by using sunscreen and avoiding prolonged sun exposure Two-thirds of the youths in the United States do not practice effective ...

Zombies attack BU in protest of building biolab

December 31, 2012

"I really wish my insides weren't liquefying!" yelled a zombie protester last month, as he and his fellow zombies staggered down the street in a trance. The demonstrators donned jumpsuits, lab coats, masks and makeup with fake blood oozing from their bodies. They stuck fliers on cars, under doors an...

Student International Festival reaches out to the Emerson community with food and fun

December 31, 2012

From 5 to 7 p.m., students can groove to global beats and nosh on ethnic eats as well as see student-made documentaries and a fashion show of traditional garments from a variety of countries at Emerson's annual International Festival.,Tomorrow, the world will come to the Bill Bordy Theatre.From 5 to 7 p....

Top Models pose in very little clothes

December 31, 2012

Big hair, stunning makeup, flashing lights and runway radiance will walk the walk at Emerson for its second year in a row. Although this scene may sound like a scene from iAmerica's Next Top Model/i, there is no Tyra Banks instructing young women how to be fierce models; instead 12 female Emerson st...

PBS quot;Crossroadquot; preview prompts heated panel

December 31, 2012

correspondent. "It is nice to see tuition going to good things."Atwan agreed. "The event is very good," he said. "There are many different points of view."Hosenball said he was delighted his film has received so much coverage. "I have worked so long and in depth on this topic, I am thrilled it is g...

The Way We See It: Clearer consciences

December 31, 2012

On every environmentally guilty Emersonian's shoulders, the devil on the right says to buy cheap, convenient coffee while the angel on the left says to go with the more judicious joe. At the Clear Conscience Cafeacute;, the little cherub in everyone's minds can breath easy while still indulging the ho...

First impressions can make or break you

December 31, 2012

Experienced students and professors offer a plethora of information for nabbing the perfect internship.,With Emerson's internship fair less than a week away, now is the time to dust off resumes and interview wear. The competition for good internships can be intense, so students should go a step beyond to...

The Hill Tavern is a refreshing alternative to stuffy Beacon Hill restaurants

December 31, 2012

Next door to Starbucks and across from chains such as Whole Foods and Au Bon Pain, the Hill Tavern's yellow and orange sign is hardly noticeable.,Known for upscale restaurants and eateries, Beacon Hill also has one hole-in-the-wall tavern that would be a shame to miss.Next door to Starbucks and acros...

Fashion show will raise funds for cancer cure

December 31, 2012

Summer 2004 meant a move to Kenmore Square, the discovery of her mother's breast cancer and the creation of a fundraiser that would provide Pineau with strength during troubling times.,When senior TV/video major Erin Pineau changed residences, little did she know her life would change as well. Summer 2004 mean...

Social justice: Coffee and chocolates for all

December 31, 2012

The air was filled with the aroma of fresh-brewed coffee. Round tables filled the room, decorated with samples of 36 different flavors of chocolate.,At 80 Boylston St., the Emerson Room was abuzz with the low murmurs of students engaging in conversation over smooth jazz songs. The air was filled wi...

This weekend, put some spice into your step

December 31, 2012

Red roses and chocolate kisses line rows of tables surrounding the worn, wooden dance floor and a disco ball lights up the room, casting tiny, glowing dots on dancers.,The Havana Club looks like anything but a salsa club on the outside, but walk through the door on a Friday or Saturday night and you'll se...

Paper is golden at Harpers Ferry

December 31, 2012

There appears to be no trace of the regular hipster crowd; the groups of guys in girls' jeans and women wearing Vans slip-on shoes that make up a large portion of Boston's most notorious student neighborhood are vacant from the streets of Allston.,It's a Thursday night in Allston, but something seems am...