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Electronic duo Daft Punk

A requiem for Daft Punk: the avant gardes of electronic dance music

March 1, 2021

The endangered Parisian robot duo, Daft Punk, has gone extinct, announcing the decision on Monday via an eight-minute sequence dubbed “Epilogue,” taken from their 2006 film, Electroma. Kathryn Frazier,...

Eight date ideas to keep that spark alive this Valentine’s Day

Eight date ideas to keep that spark alive this Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2021

Ah, the season of love. Most Valentine’s Days, we pack in as many romantic activities as possible, whether that be candlelit dinners, couples’ massages, or cocktails at a rooftop bar. But this year,...

Senior Shelby Grebbin hung her artwork in the Iwasaki Library over spring break.
Madison Goldberg / Beacon Correspondent

Senior’s abstract paintings bring color to Iwasaki Library

March 21, 2019

Senior Shelby Grebbin, a former Beacon managing editor and self-taught artist, began painting during her freshman year to impress a long-distance significant other. When the relationship did not work out,...

FiveThirtyEight ranked Emerson’s Polling Society as the second-most accurate pollster in the nation in 2018. Beacon Archives

The votes are in: Emerson College Polling Society is No. 2 in the country

November 28, 2018

Saturdays for Emerson College Polling Society members consist of analyzing data, creating press releases, and publishing results. All of that hard work resulted in poll analysis and politics website FiveThirtyEight...

Junior  Hallie Perlman studied clowning with famous clowns and returned to Emerson to begin the first physical comedy group, Body Electric. Photo by
Sabrina Ortiz / Beacon Correspondent

Comedy gets physical with new Body Electric group

November 14, 2018

Junior Hallie Perlman studied the art of physical comedy, like exaggerated facial expressions, in Maine and Greece with famous clowns Avner the Eccentric and Richard Saudek. She started Body Electric when...

Jujubee, a RuPauls Drag Race contestant, helped host and performed at the Haus of Emerson Ball. - Photo by Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

RuPaul’s Jujubee brings the Haus down for Drag-tober Fest

October 31, 2018

The drag queens and kings of Emerson lip-synced and danced their way to the crown at the 21st annual Haus of Emerson Ball on Oct. 27 in front of drag queen superstar Jujubee, a contestant on season two...

Students Jane Fu and Shirley Hu participated in the Global English Voice Exercise series. / Photo Courtesy of Jane Fu

Global voice series hopes to bridge language barrier

October 18, 2018

During Jane Fu’s first three years at Emerson she never spoke up in class because she thought her classmates wouldn’t understand her. Fu moved from China to Boston to study communications, yet...

Freshman Jay Zimmer had over 120,000 followers on Vine, and has over 18,000 on Instagram. Anissa Gardizy/Beacon Correspondent

Freshman former Vine star turns to Instagram, YouTube

September 27, 2018

Freshman Jay Zimmer had over 120,000 followers and 90 million loops on Vine, an app that allowed users to post six-second videos. Now, he posts sketch comedy videos on YouTube and Instagram, with roughly...

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