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    Women’s basketball looks to build on last season’s improvement

    The women’s basketball team hopes to use its versatility and a revamped defense to improve upon last year’s playoff loss.…
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    Alumnus calls Red Sox World Series Win

    Tim Neverett ‘88 watched the Boston Red Sox from the bleachers as an Emerson student thirty years ago. Now Neverett’s…
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    Alumna becomes third female broadcaster in Minor League Baseball history

    Jill Gearin ‘18 will become the third female broadcaster in Minor League Baseball history as she joins the Visalia Rawhide…
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    Women’s soccer closes out 2018 season with historic playoff run

    The women’s soccer team concluded its historic season with a loss to Springfield College in the New England Women’s and…
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    Young men’s soccer team looks to build off of 2018 season

    Although the men’s soccer team missed out on the playoffs, the team is optimistic about its youth and its potential…

    OPINION

    • Opinion

      Major Thoughts: Take us seriously, comedic arts curriculum is no laughing matter

      The notion of a comedic arts major may seem preposterous to many—some may even consider it a joke. I’ve heard countless people say, “You can’t teach comedy. It is just something that comes naturally,” since I came to Emerson. I explain to peers that comedy, just like anything else, has techniques to further your understanding. Whether it be the proper…

    • Editorial

      EDITORIAL: Taking advantage of your student voice

      At issue: Student portion of the climate survey Our take: The survey is an outlet for student expression Voicing our opinions about Emerson with our friends, on social media, and in classes may feel cathartic, but they’re likely not passed on to the college in a meaningful way. The Climate Survey offers an easy way to pass feedback to the administration. On Oct.…

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: Weighing the mental perils of studying abroad

      During my first semester, nothing thrilled me more than receiving an email inviting me to apply to study at Kasteel Well. Emerson offered me the chance to study in the Netherlands for three months, travel around Europe, experience new cultures, and broaden my global perspective—how could I possibly turn that down? When the program accepted me I felt so overjoyed I…

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: Admitting students for more than their race

      Last August, several Asian-American students who Harvard rejected during fall 2018 filed a lawsuit accusing the institution for discriminating against Asian-Americans. They claimed Harvard holds higher standards for Asian-Americans than other racial minorities. According to the Boston Globe, Harvard gives each of their applicants a personality score based on essays, interviews, and school recommendations. “Enthusiasm, effervescence, and a chipper disposition” are…

    • Editorial

      EDITORIAL: Let’s have our backs when others don’t

        At issue: Supporting other student organizations Our take: All of our work deserves recognition One day after a contentious midterm election, President Donald Trump and CNN reporter Jim Acosta debated a migrant caravan at a press conference. After Acosta criticized Trump’s classification of it as an “invasion,” Trump turned to another journalist and told Acosta to “put down the…

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: Students advocate for curriculum modifications

      Planning a class schedule can stress students out, especially with limited course options. To understand what specific issues students face with course availability, we asked, “Course registration for the spring 2019 semester is right around the corner. When browsing for courses, are there any changes you’d like to see in course availability within your major? Are there any courses you’d…