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Including captions during filmmaking are one of the topics covered in the Accessible Cinema course.

New class ‘Accessible Cinema’ promotes inclusive filmmaking

By Sophia Pargas, Content Managing Editor
November 7, 2021

Cinema as we know it is filled with advanced animation, encapsulating sound, and enchanting visual effects, but it tends to forget those who cannot experience these things to their full potential. Filmmaking...

Vibrant art installation in 172 Tremont honors indigenous peoples

Vibrant art installation in 172 Tremont honors indigenous peoples

By Mariyam Quaisar, Editor-at-large
September 2, 2021

Students entering 172 Tremont this semester will be greeted by a new 13-foot piece of art, installed in July, that intends to signify the importance of inclusivity and equity through brightly colored statements...

Photo of Helina Yared (middle) and her teammates, Nia Cooper (left) and Rachel Tarby (right), after practice.

Lions Cheerleading launch inclusivity-focused cheer team

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 18, 2021

Although Lions Cheerleading just formed this semester, the aspiring club team is already reaching for large goals. “We’re hoping we could compete in the future, which might take a while after COVID,”...

I mostly stayed silent because I found myself unable to join discussions about how the case can affect our society and our legal system. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Patriotic language in class leaves international students behind

By Xinyan Fu, Columnist
September 25, 2019

During the beginning of my first semester at Emerson, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his alleged sexual misconduct were all over the news. As a result, my journalism class discussions were centered...

Theyta, Emerson’s first non-binary club, created bracelets at their first official meeting.
Photo by Taina Millsap / Beacon Correspondent

Theyta creates community for non-binary students

By Taina Millsap, Staff Writer
December 2, 2018

Per request of the students, last names have been adjusted or not included due to privacy reasons. Non-binary students met at the Cultural Center for Theyta’s first official meeting on Nov. 17. Born...

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