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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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Big Night Live has suffered a terrible attack, as singer Yola blew the roof clean off

Big Night Live has suffered a terrible attack, as singer Yola blew the roof clean off

By Shannon Garrido, Multimedia Managing Editor
Published October 2, 2022

English singer-songwriter and musician Yola Carter made a stop at Big Night Live in Boston on Sept. 21 to perform her latest album “Stand For Myself”...

WILLOW performing her new album.

11 years later, I’m still whipping my hair to Willow

By Karissa Schaefer
Published October 21, 2021

In 2011, I vividly remember using my iPod touch voice memos to record WILLOW’s “21st Century Girl” off YouTube. I’d repeatedly replay it, singing...

The WECB studio in the basement of the Ansin Building in March, 2017.

WECB announces (Sandy) Alex G for concert series

By Owen Elphick
Published March 1, 2018

Indie-rock singer-songwriter (Sandy) Alex G will perform in the Cabaret on Thursday, March 15 for a free concert. Only Emerson students will have access...

Annie Krivit and her band will open for (Sandy) Alex G on March 15. Photo courtesy of Annie Krivit

Student band brings funk and fun to Emerson stage

By Owen Elphick
Published March 1, 2018

Last semester, junior performing arts major Annie Krivit watched sophomore Claire Foley’s band Ultra Chapelle open for Frankie Cosmos at a free concert...

Squitch is touring nationwide starting this May. / Photo courtesy of Charlie Debevoise

Student band enters the Boston DIY scene

By Emily Mason
Published February 19, 2018

“Fruit punk”—a more lighthearted offshoot of punk music—is band Squitch’s genre of choice. Freshman Emma Spooner started Squitch her senior year...

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