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Ethan Cotler

Ethan Cotler, Staff Writer

Ethan Cotler (he/him) is a journalism student from Charlotte, North Carolina. As a former film major, he enjoys writing for the living arts section. In his free time, he trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, practices olympic weightlifting, and watches movies.

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Blank Street Coffee opens a Back Bay location near Emerson

Blank Street Coffee opens a Back Bay location near Emerson

By Ethan Cotler, Staff Writer
February 15, 2023

Blank Street Coffee’s newly opened shop on Boylston St. in Back Bay sits just a 15-minute walk from Emerson’s campus. It opened on Friday, making it the third Boston location. The coffee shop is on...

Alum’s debut feature ‘Ham on Rye’ follows the journey of leaving home

Alum’s debut feature ‘Ham on Rye’ follows the journey of leaving home

By Ethan Cotler, Staff Writer
October 19, 2022

An Emerson alum’s indie drama debut film follows a group of teenagers on their journey away from home, exploring society’s expectations of young adults. From the mind of filmmaker Tyler Taormina...

Jasmin Borges (left), Stacey Borden (center), and Mallory Hanora (right).

PLS considers A Different Way Forward for women’s prisons

By Ethan Cotler, Staff Writer
October 11, 2022

Warning: This article mentions domestic violence and sexual assault. Prisoners' Legal Services of Massachusetts held a discussion on Friday about PLS attorney Sarah Nawab's report, "A Different Way...

Passengers on the Green Line.

MBTA’s Board of Directors addresses infrastructure issues in public meeting

By Ethan Cotler, Staff Writer
September 29, 2022

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Board of Directors held a virtual public meeting on Thursday—its first since late August—which covered the Orange and Green Line surges. The meeting...

Omah Lay performs his new album Boy Alone at Bostons Big Night Live.

Nigerian superstar Omah Lay electrifies Boston crowd at Big Night Live

By Ethan Cotler, Staff Writer
September 21, 2022

Omah Lay, an Afrobeats musician from Nigeria, made a pit stop Sept. 15 at Boston’s Big Night Live during his “Boy Alone” album tour. Lay’s debut album follows his 2020 EP “Get Layd.”  Born...

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