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Owen Elphick pens way into Poet’s Corner
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Owen Elphick pens way into Poet’s Corner

The largest daily newspaper in Connecticut recently published eight of Owen Elphick’s poems in its monthly Poet’s Corner column, making the sophomore writing, literature, and publishing major the youngest poet ever to have his pieces featured in The Hartford Courant. Robert Rennie McQuilkin, the Connecticut State Poet Laureate who manages the monthly section, invited Elphick...

Alumni cite student debt for donation reluctance
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Alumni cite student debt for donation reluctance

Since Emerson alumna Anna Correa graduated in 2012 with her masters degree in theater education, she has worked at Emerson Los Angeles as department coordinator for undergraduate studies, been involved in a theatre show in Rhode Island, and tackled several part-time contract jobs. What she hasn’t done, however, is pay off a single dollar of...

Meet the senior living off campus and off the grid
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Meet the senior living off campus and off the grid

While most off-campus students wake up to the ringing of alarms in their apartments, Bailey Galvin-Scott rises to the chirping of birds in the woods. After packing his tent and sleeping bag into his backpack, he hops on the T and rushes to campus for his 10 a.m. class. The senior visual and media arts...

Em Mag editor-in-chief photographs Fall Collection
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Em Mag editor-in-chief photographs Fall Collection

Amid the commotion at a star-studded Hamptons wedding in July, senior Adam Ward focused his camera and tried to capture every moment. Little did he know, his photos would soon be featured by one of the best known fashion publications in the world. “The funniest thing is that the entire time people were telling me,...

Freshman brings menstrual movement to campus
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Freshman brings menstrual movement to campus

With over 100 high school, university, and community chapters established around the world, PERIOD is the largest and fastest growing youth-run nongovernmental organization in menstrual health in the United States. Thanks to freshman communication studies major Arasha Lalani, Emerson now has a chapter of its own. “We want to encourage the conversation surrounding periods,” Lalani...