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Kailee Yan played 22 minutes against Suffolk and scored 10 points. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Junior transfer makes early impact for women’s basketball

By Ethan McDowell
November 13, 2019

Following her sophomore year at California Lutheran University, Kailee Yan decided to leave the West Coast and transfer to a school she never saw in person.  Yan grew up in Mercer Island, Washington...

Senior Quinn Madden recorded 213 points last season. Beacon Archive

Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

By Andrew Lin
November 6, 2019

For two years, junior forward Sam Boyle played alongside her older sister Charlie Boyle ‘19, but she will be taking the court alone this year. Instead of inheriting her sister’s playstyle, however,...

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) shoots over an MIT defender in the NEWMAC quarterfinal game. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball finishes season undefeated at home in conference play

By Peirce Eldredge
February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs for the second straight year on Tuesday. The Lions finished their regular season...

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) goes up for a layup and senior Natalie Busch (right, No. 12) waits for the rebound in the NEWMAC quarterfinals against MIT. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball season comes to a close in NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost to Massachusetts Institute of Technology 76-58 in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs on Tuesday. The Lions entered...

Senior Charlie Boyle (second from right) is accompanied by her parents and sister, (second from left) sophomore Sam Boyle, during her senior day celebration. Photo by Maia Sperber / Beacon Staff

Boyle, Busch honored before senior day victory against WPI

February 14, 2019

By Andrew Lin and Lara Hill The women’s basketball team honored forward Charlie Boyle and guard Natalie Busch on senior day and extended the Lions’ five-game winning streak with a 61-55 victory...

Charlie Boyle (center) scored a career high 36 points in Emersons victory over Smith. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Senior carries women’s basketball to key win over Smith

By Andrew Lin
December 11, 2018

Senior forward Charlie Boyle scored a career-high 36 points as the women’s basketball team defeated the Smith Pioneers 86-77 on Saturday afternoon. The Lions cruised to a 20-13 lead in the first quarter...

The Festival of Light and Sound will take place on April 20 and 21. Photo by Cassandra Martinez.

Uncommon Project course shifts focus to festival

By Natalie Busch
April 10, 2018

Students signed up for the Partnered Studio: Projections on a Large Scale course expecting to display public art on Little Building tarp. But after exhibiting their art there for two weeks, the tarp...

Linden Wolbert 03 created the Youtube channel Mermaid Minute to educate viewers on the ocean. Photo courtesy of Linden Wolbert.

Alumna dives into ‘entrepremermaid’ business

By Natalie Busch
April 4, 2018

Linden Wolbert ‘03 quit her job in 2005, moved back in with her parents, and poured her time and money into a new career. Now, Wolbert makes a living as a mermaid. Wolbert, a self-proclaimed “ocean...

Kenzy Peach founded the Facebook group “Emerson Shitposting” in February 2017. (Lala Thaddeus)

“Shitposting” Facebook group creates hidden community

By Natalie Busch
January 18, 2018

Last February, senior Kenzy Peach created a Facebook group comprised of herself and a few close friends. A year later, 1,300 students are members of Emerson Shitposting. “[Emerson Shitposting]...

Jessica Weaver and Beverly Bates won the Mass NOW 2017 Feminism in Action Grant.
COURTESY OF JESSICA WEAVER

Grant-winning board game advocates for women in politics

By Natalie Busch
October 18, 2017

Feminism might not be a common theme of family game night, but graduate student Jessica Weaver and undergraduate senior Beverly Bates are trying to change that. Last month, the duo won the 2017...

David Klotz ‘94 won an Emmy as a music editor for Stranger Things
Courtesy of David Klotz

Alumni win big at Creative Arts Emmys

By Natalie Busch
September 13, 2017

Art director Joe Celli ‘91 said he makes a concerted effort not to get his hopes up at awards shows, since he has lost more than he has won. But over the weekend, Celli won his fifth Creative Arts...

Claire Alexandra Doyle
Courtesy of Claire Doyle

Q&A: Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00

By Natalie Busch
September 6, 2017

As a visual and media arts major, and a typical Emerson student, Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00  explored many different opportunities. She produced and hosted an Emerson Independent Video show, was a segment...

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