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‘Boys State’ docuseries to stream at Emerson Thursday

‘Boys State’ docuseries to stream at Emerson Thursday

By Grace Rispoli
Published September 22, 2020

“Boys State” takes place during the American Legion’s 2018 Texas Boys State, a week-long program that educates high schoolers as they play politicians...

Wack Magazine accepts and publishes all media of art online with sections for writing, visual art, and audio.

Sophomores found Wack Magazine as creative outlet for all media

By Grace Rispoli
Published December 19, 2019

In September, sophomores Kate Cunningham and Hanna Marchesseault sat in a coffee shop and started to create an online magazine after hatching the idea...

Pat Timmons 17 created Pop Off to help local musicians after experiencing live small concerts in college.

Alum launches business in hopes of igniting local music scene

By Grace Rispoli
Published December 4, 2019

Pat Timmons '17 spent his time at Emerson in basements surrounded by vibrant colors, independent artists, and crowds of onlookers.  Whether the shows...

Kristie Mitchell (left) and Sam Stenson (right) helped organize Delta Kappa Alphas one-minute film festival. Greyson Acquaviva / Beacon Staff

Delta Kappa Alpha starts new competition in lieu of 48 hour film festival

By Grace Rispoli
Published November 6, 2019

During his first year at Emerson, senior Jacob Falberg pulled an all-nighter to direct and edit a film for Emerson’s 48 Hour Film Festival.  He reminisced...

Eliot Lee (left) and Gabriel Araujo (right) film and edit videos for viral YouTube channel OKbaby. Tivara Tanudjaja / Beacon Correspondent

Seniors capture viral YouTube family on film

By Grace Rispoli
Published November 4, 2019

When senior Eliot Lee was in his freshman year at Emerson, a high school friend of his reached out to let him know about an opportunity to work as a video...

Sam Fish ‘15 felt frustrated with the lack of space for young artists in Boston. He opened EXIT, a pop-up gallery near Emerson to solve that problem. Photo courtesy of Andre Beriau.

Alum opens contemporary art gallery in Downtown Crossing

By Grace Rispoli
Published October 9, 2019

Black, white, and red paint popped through a storefront window while two men stood in the doorway, welcoming in anyone enamored by the art inside. Behind...

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