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Alum becomes first female broadcaster in Diamondbacks history

By Jordan Pagkalinawan
September 28, 2022

Looking over Dodger Stadium from the broadcasting booth on Sept. 20, Jill Gearin ‘18 made history as the first female broadcaster in Arizona Diamondbacks history. Gearin stepped to the plate for the...

The Future Of Historical Plaques - And How Emersonians Shape It

The Future Of Historical Plaques – And How Emersonians Shape It

By Gabel Strickland
December 2, 2021

In 1807, it was where John Quincy Adams envisioned the laws that would govern our nation for centuries to come. Now, it's where Emerson students get Starbucks coffee in the morning. These two realities...

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, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
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 States. Mixing elements of history, sociology, romance,...

Telling these underserved stories, however, brings up the opportunity to right historical wrongs to a degree. / Illustration by Christine Park

The most important stories are those we often forget

By Althea Champion
October 29, 2019

When students apply to Emerson, one of the prompts they are required to answer reads, "Much of the work that students do at Emerson College is a form of storytelling. If you were to write the story of...

The Banjo Project is a digital museum sharing the history and significance of the banjo in American culture. Photo courtesy of The Banjo Project

Professors’ digital museum tells the unknown story of the banjo

By Cassandre Coyer
January 16, 2019

When Associate Professor Marc Fields finished his documentary “Give Me the Banjo” after a decade of researching and gathering content on the instrument’s history, he knew he hadn’t told the full...

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