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

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The New England Patriots logo.

The Patriots missed postseason football by one game. What went wrong?

By Aidan Crooke, Staff Writer, Sports
Published February 22, 2023

On Jan. 8, the Patriots had their final chance to punch their ticket to the playoffs against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, New York. The Pats’ season...

Illustration by Hailey Akau

The original ‘Gossip Girl’ ate up Thanksgiving episodes

By Hadera McKay, Content Managing Editor
Published November 16, 2022

Thanksgiving—along with being one of the more deeply-offensive and antiquated colonial holidays celebrated in this God-forsaken country—is also a time...

Entertainment for Change feature in Green Living Magazine. Photo courtesy of Jade Zaroff.

Creating art for a better world: Emerson alum founds New York based nonprofit

By Payton Cavanaugh
Published March 3, 2022

The impact of art is vast and intentional artistic expression is incredibly influential to today’s youth.   Emerson alum Jade Zaroff ‘16 has committed...

The Governors Ball in 2014

Emerson students torn on live music festival

By Vivi Smilgius
Published September 30, 2021

Emerson students flocked across state lines to attend this year’s Governors Ball music festival last weekend—a unique experience for students deprived...

Students moving out of their dorms in March 2020

From coast to coast, Emerson students return to Boston

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
Published January 21, 2021

This week, thousands of Emerson students are emerging from their month-and-a-half winter break to descend on the Boston campus for the spring semester....

Gary Sowder writes about love and sex.

‘On the DL’: The sexual politics of sleeping with closeted guys

By Gary Sowder, Columnist
Published October 1, 2020

My mom lives in Westchester County, New York, a place that is most known for being the home of the Clintons', and the last place Robert Durst’s wife...

Lorelei Bandrovschi 09 is currently crowdfunding to find a permanent home for her booze-free bar, Listen Bar. Photo Courtesy of Shannon Sturgis

Alumna takes the booze out of the bar

By Caroline Broderick
Published January 20, 2019

As Lorelei Bandrovschi's 27th birthday neared, she asked 27 of her friends to each give her a personal challenge. She initially disliked one challenge...

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