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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fashionista Gal: A look at Oscar nominees for Best Costume Design

Ornate ball gowns, crowns, and military uniforms dominate the nominations for Best Costume Design at the Oscars this year.

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Reduce, reuse, Recyclemania

Kaela Holmes, a junior journalism major and co-president of Earth Emerson, said that Recyclemania, an annual competition with participation from colleges in the U.S. and Canada, is coming to campus Feb. 4 through the end of March.

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Potential pledges get a taste for Greek life

At the Greek Life Open House held in the Bill Bordy Theater Tuesday, all seven Emerson Greek lettered organizations came together not only to draw new members in, but also to bring current members together.

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Controversy and comedy in Pelton parody

An Emerson student has gotten creative with Twitter by developing a new parody account called @DatPeltonSwag, where students can find comical posts involving President M. Lee Pelton.

Controversy and comedy in Pelton parody

An Emerson student has gotten creative with Twitter by developing a new parody account called @DatPeltonSwag, where students can find comical posts involving President M. Lee Pelton.

Late night bites

Fortunately, these great neighborhood haunts are an easy walk from campus, and have kitchens serving surprisingly healthy bites to the night owls flocking from across Boston.

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Survival of the published

With established competitors like Em Magazine and Gauge on campus, it can be a difficult task to prove worthy of picking up from the newsstand.

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Facebook page cheers up students during finals

Recently, university compliment pages have gone viral, giving two Emerson students the idea for one dedicated to the college. They created Emerson Compliments, a Facebook profile they said is designed to spread cheer and happiness among the community.

Chew It Over: giving the gift of health

These easy-to-make mixes can transform pancakes, hot chocolate, and, of course, cookies with a touch of seasonal flavor.

The Castle: not for the faint of heart

Shortly after receiving a confirmation of my spot in Emerson’s Kasteel Well program this July, a 20-page long information packet hit my inbox.

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Students cook up online food mag

Simmer Magazine, a blog and online publication, encourages the sensuality of enjoying quality food, according to Editor-In-Chief and Founder Nisreen Galloway.

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Friends share a bone-deep bond

Before undergoing bone marrow harvesting surgery in May 2011, Maxine Renning only knew that she would be saving a 26-year-old woman’s life.

Staying motivated

For many people, it’s much easier to find motivation to stay fit and healthy during the spring and summer months, when getting ready for beach weather is a top priority. But what happens to that motivation when the temperature drops close to — and eventually below — freezing?

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Mag to choose new scaffolding artist

During the summer, the Little Building scaffolding got a makeover. This interactive work done by artist John Powell, overseen by the visual and media arts department, was the catalyst for Gauge Magazine’s “Outside” text/walk contest.

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A splitting headache

For the second year in a row, the college hosted a brain dissection by Jagaroo, an Emerson professor and cognitive neuroscientist.