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Student band enters the Boston DIY scene
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Student band enters the Boston DIY scene

“Fruit punk”—a more lighthearted offshoot of punk music—is band Squitch’s genre of choice. Freshman Emma Spooner started Squitch her senior year of high school, and now the trio is working on their second album, playing shows, and planning a tour for this May. Freshman business of creative enterprises major Emma Spooner fronts Squitch as lead...

Freshman founds Muslim Student Association
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Freshman founds Muslim Student Association

Despite concerns there would be too few students to form a Muslim Student Association, Maysoon Khan pushed to create one last month. Now, the association has over a dozen members. Freshman Samara DeBruyn, one of the first members of the MSA, said the formation of the organization was motivated by the lack of visible Muslims...

SheCult collective plans to publish magazine
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SheCult collective plans to publish magazine

In fall 2016, SheCult was founded to create a network for queer artists. This year, the collective is publishing its first full-length magazine, to be released at the end of the semester. The president of SheCult, Sara Barber, said the group was founded for queer people who experience femininity, but is open to anyone willing...

College hires Pulitzer winner
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College hires Pulitzer winner

After 30 years working as a photographer for the Miami Herald, Patrick Farrell is taking a year-long leave—he joined Emerson this year as a Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence. He’s won two Pulitzer Prizes in the last three decades: one as a part of the Herald team’s overall coverage of Hurricane Andrew in South Florida in 1993, and...