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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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‘Shelter in Solitude’: A heartfelt tale of compassion, and unlikely bonds amidst isolation

By Shannon Garrido, Editor-in-chief
Published October 7, 2023

“Shelter in Solitude,” written by and starring Siobhan Fallon Hogan, delves into the story of shared solitude among unlikely pairs. The dramatic comedy...

Illustration by Rachel Choi

Supernatural teen drama genre takes another blow to the chest with Paramount+’s Wolf Pack

By Shannon Garrido, Editor-in-chief
Published April 5, 2023

The human embodiment of a downward spiral, Jeff Davis—who was also once a decently respected director and creator—has fallen victim to a culture of...

Keemstar, The Bogeyman of YouTube

Keemstar, The Bogeyman of YouTube

By Kaitlyn Fehr, Chief Copyeditor
Published October 21, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article contains mentions of racism, homophobia, sexual assault, suicide, and pedophilia. YouTube drama trending on Twitter can...

Shaukat Ajmeri’s ‘Keepers of the Faith’ illustrates the realities of love and life

Shaukat Ajmeri’s ‘Keepers of the Faith’ illustrates the realities of love and life

By Mariyam Quaisar, Managing Editor
Published April 21, 2021

“Keepers of the Faith,” published last April and written by author Shaukat Ajmeri, tells the tale of two Bohri Muslims, set in India and the United...

Alex Alpharoah portrays the stories of Dreamers in the one man show WET: A DACAmented Journey. Courtesy of Ray Shaw

Review: ArtsEmerson’s one-man show documents realities of DACA

By Ally Rzesa
Published November 18, 2018

I sprung to my feet at the end of ArtsEmerson’s WET: A DACAmented Journey. I watched a Tupac-loving teenage girl, a Spanglish-speaking mother, a Guatemalan...

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