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

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Stop airing out your beef on missed connections and grow up

By Hailey Akau, Assistant Multimedia Editor and Magazine Section Editor
Published September 28, 2022

Since the beginning of my time at Emerson College, I have come to despise the numerous Instagram accounts known among my peers as “missed connections.”...

Ryan Milligan was previously working at Tufts University and at the U.S. Office of Civil Rights Department of Education for over ten years beforehand. Photo credit: Cho Yin Rachel Lo

Acting Title IX Coordinator, Ryan Milligan, departs Emerson

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
Published August 22, 2021

Emerson’s acting Title IX coordinator, Ryan Milligan, departed Emerson on Aug. 15,  college officials announced last week.  Milligan came to Emerson...

Kappa Gamma Chi spring 2021 new member education class.

Emerson fraternities and sororities pledge institutional reimagining

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
Published April 8, 2021

Emerson’s Fraternity and Sorority Life organizations are facing an internal reckoning as they seek to “reimagine” themselves to make recruitment...

Presidential Working Group sends final report to Pelton

Presidential Working Group sends final report to Pelton

By Katie Redefer, Staff Writer
Published February 25, 2021

President M. Lee Pelton accepted the Presidential Working Group’s final draft of recommendations for Emerson’s Title IX processes on Tuesday—a draft...

The college vowed to hold themselves accountable when addressing issues of sexual assault on campus in a letter Friday.

DeVos releases new federal Title IX regulations amid internal review at Emerson

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
Published May 6, 2020

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos unveiled sweeping new Title IX regulations Wednesday that narrow the definition of sexual harassment and will require Emerson—and...

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