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Marsha P. Johnson director brought to campus amid controversy

Anna Feder, the curator of the Bright Lights film series, screened The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson on Tuesday despite allegations of plagiarism against the film's director. The award-winning Netflix documentary is about Johnson, an African-American gay rights activist, drag queen, and prominent figure of the 1969 Stonewall Riots.
Opinion

Plagiarism does not deserve discourse

Although public discourse is essential in sharing ideas and opinions, it’s hard to ignore how this screening presented France with yet another platform to defend himself.
Opinion

Black and brown and not read all over

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The United States loves to call itself a nation of immigrants but often fails to truly promote diversity or allow itself to be represented as more than white. College literature classes are just a microcosm of this same phenomenon.
News

RA application process drops group interview

“The group process was just a brutal nightmare for everyone,” Howell said. “Applicants going through the new process will have multiple chances to show who they are."
Lifestyle

Freshman founds Muslim Student Association

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“I wouldn’t say [my experience at Emerson] was negative, but it was lonely,” DeBruyn said. “There really wasn’t any forum where Muslim kids could meet.”
News

Lost in translation: cancelled Kasteel Well language program may launch in the spring

Low enrollment delayed a new intercultural language program at the Kasteel Well campus this semester, but the college will try to offer it again next spring.

News

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Tenure applications reach record high
“When you have to fight, even when you win, there’s repercussions,” Brown said. “Some of it is embarrassment, and some of it is anger and pain. And I know I went through it. I was angry for a long time. But I’m still here.”

Arts

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Marsha P. Johnson director brought to campus amid controversy
Anna Feder, the curator of the Bright Lights film series, screened The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson on Tuesday despite allegations of plagiarism against the film's director. The award-winning Netflix documentary is about Johnson, an African-American gay rights activist, drag queen, and prominent figure of the 1969 Stonewall Riots.

Opinion

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Black and brown and not read all over
The United States loves to call itself a nation of immigrants but often fails to truly promote diversity or allow itself to be represented as more than white. College literature classes are just a microcosm of this same phenomenon.

Lifestyle

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Freshman founds Muslim Student Association
“I wouldn’t say [my experience at Emerson] was negative, but it was lonely,” DeBruyn said. “There really wasn’t any forum where Muslim kids could meet.”

Sports

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Men’s basketball preview: Defense, rebounding early priorities for Lions
At a recent practice, Emerson’s men’s basketball team lined up along the baseline on the far side of the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym. Players stepped to the line for what seemed to be a series of high stakes free throws. Make it, and the team rests. Miss, and the team runs.