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Fueled by cheers, Emerson students complete Boston Marathon

A number of Emerson students, including several who were injured in the bombings last year, took part in the 118th annual Boston Marathon.
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Feature

Medical marijuana users face strain on campus

Currently, the college doesn’t distinguish between recreational marijuana and medical marijuana use, according to the school’s drug policy. In Emerson’s eyes, McHale isn’t treating a medical problem when he lights up a joint; he’s just getting high.
News

The Commencement Show with Jay Leno

The graduating class of 2014 will have Jay Leno, a 1972 Emerson graduate and accomplished TV personality, as its commencement speaker during the undergraduate ceremony May 11.
News

Alcohol-infused ice cream venture wins E3

Senior Elizabeth Nash won E3's student pitches for her product idea Crème de Liqueur.
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Sports

From roommates to rivals, alumni follow hockey dreams

The first person Ian Tasso met on Emerson’s move-in day in September 2007 was fellow freshman Jesse Liebman. “He walked into my room with his hockey bag and goes ‘Hi, I’m Jesse, I play hockey,’” said Tasso with a grin, “and that’s how the legend was born.”
Opinion

The privilege pill

It’s easy to understand the temptation of a pill that can help you focus and complete your work more quickly, but this quick-and-easy remedy hurts users.

Arts

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Rafael Yglesias: wading through a 'sea of regrets'
“My parents died believing they had failed,” Yglesias said in a speech during an event hosted by the Bright Lights series last Thursday night. Yglesias was awarded the 2014 Semel Chair in Screenwriting and is a temporary professor of an advanced screenwriting workshop at Emerson.

Opinion

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Political convictions, not correctness
As I prepare to leave Emerson, I have been asking myself: What did I stand for?

Lifestyle

Dating Tips: Summer lovin' or summertime sadness?
"No one wants to hear that his or her relationship is doomed, but there is a good chance yours is.”

Sports

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From roommates to rivals, alumni follow hockey dreams
The first person Ian Tasso met on Emerson’s move-in day in September 2007 was fellow freshman Jesse Liebman. “He walked into my room with his hockey bag and goes ‘Hi, I’m Jesse, I play hockey,’” said Tasso with a grin, “and that’s how the legend was born.”