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Sorority to celebrate month of femininity
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Sorority to celebrate month of femininity

Rebecca Johnson, Sigma’s marketing chair, said HerStory is a gender-inclusive event open to anyone who identifies with the word femininity.   “Obviously [HerStory] itself is centered around the pronoun ‘her,’ but we don’t want it to be centered around just women or just people who identify as female,” Johnson said. “So whether you are a...

“Shitposting” Facebook group creates hidden community
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“Shitposting” Facebook group creates hidden community

Last February, senior Kenzy Peach created a Facebook group comprised of herself and a few close friends. A year later, 1,300 students are members of Emerson Shitposting. “[Emerson Shitposting] is basically a place to post jokes, memes, anything that could be construed as funny by anyone,” Peach said. “Anything that people want to broadcast to...

Amigos hosts US premiere of freshman’s feature film
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Amigos hosts US premiere of freshman’s feature film

Freshman Pedro Noah Espinola’s first feature film Saber Crecer ran in theaters in Paraguay for three weeks before its American premiere Monday. Amigos, Emerson’s Latinx cultural organization, presented the movie in the Bright Family Screening Room. Amigos President Juan Coral said the event was organized after Espinola told the group about the film and showed them the...

Grant-winning board game advocates for women in politics
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Grant-winning board game advocates for women in politics

Feminism might not be a common theme of family game night, but graduate student Jessica Weaver and undergraduate senior Beverly Bates are trying to change that. Last month, the duo won the 2017 Feminism in Action Grant to pilot 2121, a board game designed to encourage young women to run for political office. The grant,...

Alumni win big at Creative Arts Emmys
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Alumni win big at Creative Arts Emmys

Art director Joe Celli ‘91 said he makes a concerted effort not to get his hopes up at awards shows, since he has lost more than he has won. But over the weekend, Celli won his fifth Creative Arts Emmy Award for his work on NBC’s Hairspray Live!, something the performing arts graduate said he...

Q&A: Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00
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Q&A: Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00

As a visual and media arts major, and a typical Emerson student, Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00  explored many different opportunities. She produced and hosted an Emerson Independent Video show, was a segment producer for the EVVY Awards, and tried her hand at costume design. But it wasn’t until a class with Mary Ellen Adams, professor...