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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Running: The underrated cure to burnout, stress and anxiety

April 10, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  I’ve required...

Illustration Kellyn Taylor

From dead moms to Dan Schneider: Hollywood’s exploitation of child actors

April 10, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  I read Jennette...

Illustration Rachel Choi

Under the vest: Exposing the danger of fake service dogs

April 4, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  Victor Hurtado,...

Illustration Rachel Choi

From silence to solidarity: Overcoming the fear of taking a stance

April 4, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  When the...

Long movie runtimes

Tired of long movies? Lengthy films create cinematic masterpieces

April 3, 2024
I’m not a film buff, and I’ve never claimed to be a film buff. Still, I am frustrated with recent criticisms of “long” movies.
Why college students should buy plants

Why college students should buy plants

April 1, 2024
College can be a rough transition period for a lot of new freshmen—myself included—especially if you are a plane ride away from home.
Troubled teen programs guarantee torture, not treatment

Troubled teen programs guarantee torture, not treatment

March 27, 2024

  Katherine Kubler was seventeen years old when transport services unexpectedly abducted her from her previous high school, an arrangement made by...

Illustration Rachel Choi

Not another high school movie with college-aged actors!

March 20, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  In 2019,...

Illustration Rachel Choi

Love over location: A college student’s guide to long distance relationships

March 20, 2024
As a senior in high school, people told me to break up with my boyfriend before I left for Emerson to ensure I got the “full college experience.”
Illustration Molly Boyke

Chivalry is not dead, it’s been adopted by women

March 20, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  Growing...

Illustration Kellyn Taylor

A relic of political stagnation: The Electoral College

March 20, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  Imagine...

Illustration Kellyn Taylor

Let’s leave Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez in the past

March 6, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  Justin Bieber...

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Ottessa Moshfegh: On dark stories and boring art

March 6, 2024
Novelist Ottessa Moshfegh faces criticism for using derogatory language in her novels and creating characters with detestable ideologies.
Illustration Rachel Choi

There’s no ethical consumption under capitalism; so let’s tear it down

March 6, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  “There’s...

Illustration Rachel Choi

A Southern lesbian’s search for representation inspired by Jade West

February 28, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice. Back when...

Illustration Kellyn Taylor

TikTok Shop and the transition into consumer-based connection

February 28, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice. Social media,...

Illustration Molly Boyke

Is Fizz fizzing out?

February 27, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice. Last fall,...

Illustration Kellyn Taylor

Birthdays aren’t always happy, sometimes they’re blue

February 21, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice. My mom’s...

Illustration Rachel Choi

Hold social media platforms accountable for their continuous damage

February 21, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice. Trigger Warning:...

Graphic Ella Duggan

If the economy is thriving, why are we all broke?

February 21, 2024
The economy is thriving right now. Do you believe that statement? When we go to Target or Roche Bros and can’t afford to buy eggs or milk, how can we believe that the economy is thriving?

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