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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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
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 herself and her career to providing a space...

Courtesy: Boston Music Project website

BCE senior capstone students work to provide Boston Music Project a new PR plan

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
March 2, 2022

As part of the business of creative enterprises senior residency capstone class, four seniors are partnering with Boston Music Project nonprofit to promote their local school music programs.  The 501(c)(3)...

75 Arlington St, the Building where the Boston Foundation office is located in.

Pelton poised to reshape Boston Foundation presidency

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 4, 2021

After Emerson President M. Lee Pelton steps into his new role as CEO and President of The Boston Foundation on June 1, he will be tasked with setting new priorities for the organization, managing its $1.5...

Donation boxes are in Piano Row, the Dining Center, Iwasaki Library, and the Emerson Fitness Center until Dec. 17. • Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Student’s charity idea turns into campus-wide project

By Cassandre Coyer
December 6, 2018

Purple cardboard boxes appeared around campus after sophomore Justin Ventura started a clothing drive for Catie’s Closet, a non-profit that provides clothing and toiletries for children in need....

Cathleen DaCosta debuted Heroin Is Not Chic at New York Fashion Week. Photo courtesy of Cathleen DaCosta.

Alum combats ‘heroin chic’ trend with style

By Emily Mason
March 22, 2018

In the late '90s, supermodel Kate Moss popularized “heroin chic,” a fashion style based around grunge. Today, Cathleen DaCosta ‘10 has repurposed the phrase, turning it from a glamorization of drug...

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