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Ryan Forgosh

Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News

Ryan Forgosh (he/him) is a second year journalism student from Manalapan, NJ. He is also the captain of Emerson Esports' Splatoon team and is a reader for Stork Magazine. Twitter: @licoricedog2003 — Instagram: @xandarstormwraith — Website: https://ryanforgosh.journoportfolio.com/

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Mark Leccese: Longtime professor, reporter, trumpet player retiring after 16 years at Emerson

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
February 15, 2023

Mark Leccese has been a reporter, an editor, and everything in between. Now, after 16 years at Emerson, the longtime journalism professor is stepping away...

Illustration by Hailey Akau

Is it worth jumping ship from Twitter?

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
December 7, 2022

Elon Musk acquired Twitter on Oct. 27 and promptly got to work setting it on fire. With the hellscape that is Twitter now burning to the ground—and...

Protestors gathered at Stratton Student Center.

College students protest human rights violations in Iran

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
December 6, 2022

Trigger warning: links included in this article contain graphic imagery. Beheshteh Ghaderi and her husband John traveled an hour to Boston to show their...

Boston Common tree lighting illuminates holiday spirit

Boston Common tree lighting illuminates holiday spirit

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
December 5, 2022

Just before 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Mayor Michelle Wu, Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston, and WCVB hosts flipped the switch to light the Nova Scotian Christmas...

The Copley Square lighting.

Copley Square welcomes holiday season with annual tree lighting

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
November 30, 2022

Now that Thanksgiving is over, tree lightings spring up across Boston, including Copley Square’s Christmas tree lighting on Nov. 28.  The square...

Mayor Michelle Wu cut the ribbon to officially reopen City Hall Plaza after three years of renovations.

City Hall Plaza reopens after over three years of renovations

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
November 19, 2022

Three years, one pandemic, and $95 million later, renovations at City Hall Plaza have concluded, and it has finally reopened to the public on Nov. 18. Since...

Tuesdays total lunar eclipse.

Total lunar eclipse visible on Election Day

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
November 8, 2022

From 5:16 to 6:41 a.m. Bostonians and others on the East Coast looking up into the northwestern sky saw the moon completely bathed in a dark red hue in...

Vice President Harris taking the stage.

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks in Boston before midterm elections

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
November 5, 2022

Vice President Kamala Harris spoke at a rally on Nov. 2 to endorse the Massachusetts democratic candidates for this year’s general election. Harris,...

A display Boston cream pie.

The Omni Parker House celebrates National Boston Cream Pie Day

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
October 24, 2022

The Omni Parker House—home of the original Boston cream pie—welcomed visitors for free slices of the famous cake in celebration of National Boston...

The competitors mid competition.

“Hands on a Hardbody” competition takes place in 2B alley

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
October 24, 2022

For his 21st birthday, senior comedic arts major Max Charbonneau challenged a group of friends to hold onto the Norman Lear statue in Emerson’s 2 Boylston...

Documentary Studio class alongside members of Peace Institute at the premier of “Quiet Rooms”

Spring 2023 to run new Social Impact Design minor

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
October 12, 2022

This spring, Emerson will introduce a social impact design minor program to allow students to work with social justice groups outside of Emerson in addressing...

Jacob Warman at his first pop-up event.

Struggles and successes of student entrepreneurs

By Adri Pray and Ryan Forgosh
September 21, 2022

Between attending classes and working jobs to support their businesses, student entrepreneurs face a multitude of challenges.  Jacob Warman’s passion...

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