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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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Students entering the testing facility at 116 Harrison Ave.

Pooled testing model draws mixed reactions among students

By Hannah Nguyen, Managing Editor
Published November 11, 2021

A week after Emerson’s shift to a pooled testing model for all community members, students have expressed mixed reactions to the new model—questioning...

The police and fire department closed down Harrison Ave. yesterday.

Fire alarm briefly closes testing center again

By Camilo Fonseca and Frankie Rowley
Published November 3, 2021

Emerson’s testing center was forced to close for the second time in as many days due to a fire alarm at 116 Harrison Avenue on Wednesday morning. Boston...

Firefighters put away the water hose.

Tufts refrigerator fire closes testing center amid hazmat concerns

By Frankie Rowley, Gabriel Borges and Henrique Rocha
Published November 2, 2021

Emerson’s testing center was abruptly shuttered Tuesday afternoon after a fire forced the evacuation of the surrounding Tufts Medical Center complex,...

Outside of the Emerson College Testing Center.

Testing center transportation program lacks communication

By Gege Tan
Published December 9, 2020

Even though Emerson has offered a taxi voucher program for students who require transportation to the college’s COVID-19 testing center at Tufts Medical...

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