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The grind don’t stop…until the body is destroyed 

By Meg Richards and Ty Gavin
April 26, 2023

Meg I have been dancing since I was two years old. Ballet, tap, jazz, modern, contemporary—pretty much all of it. My feet have only stopped moving for a two-year tae-kwon-do hiatus, ever since which...

The Emerson Forensics Team in Tokyo

Emerson debate team wins big on international stage

By Bishop Marshall, Correspondent
April 5, 2023

This spring break, the Emerson Forensics Team traveled to Tokyo for the International Forensics Association’s Annual Speech and Debate Tournament and Conference—a trip three years in the making.  The...

2019 Awards Ceremony for Go Carbon Neutral! A Transportation Challenge

Museum of Science, Boston to host third annual ‘Go Carbon Neutral!’ competition virtually

By Lucia Thorne, Living Arts Editor
February 28, 2021

The Museum of Science, Boston is adapting to the pandemic while encouraging college students to combat climate change by holding its third annual “Go Carbon Neutral! A Transportation Challenge” online...

EDITORIAL: Creating a supportive environment for student groups

EDITORIAL: Creating a supportive environment for student groups

By Editorial Board
February 7, 2019

At Issue: Competing on-campus organizations Our Take: We’re all in this together The college’s focus on arts and communication calls for students to have extensive, hands-on experiences in their...

Andrew Witcheys Dancing Gnome is nominated to become one of USA Todays best new breweries. Photo courtesy of Andrew Witchey.

Dancing Gnome brews way into USA Today

By Ally Rzesa
March 20, 2018

Andrew Witchey ‘09 named his brewery the Dancing Gnome partially on a whim, and because the gnomes’ folklore described his business goals—the watchmen are dedicated to their jobs, but they also...

I began measuring my accomplishments and successes against those around me and associating my intelligence, my creativity, and even my appearance with my ability to be the best at everything right away.

Just keep swimming: coping with others’ success

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
February 14, 2018

Growing up, everyone told me I was a “gifted” child. My GPA and standardized test scores deemed me capable of changing the world. I could write novels, run for office, or find the cure for cancer...

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