Perhaps the most poignant indicator of our inadequate financial aid system are the measures students have taken to afford Emerson.
It is a library, and a small one at that. Instead of a live bear sanctuary or a “habitat” for British actress Tilda Swinton—two actual proposals—let’s add some more bookshelves.
The popularity of “Notorious R.B.G.,” a play on the rapper’s name, is bound by neither media nor medium, which only speaks to the expansiveness of her popularity.
In its wall-to-wall coverage of the epidemic, the American media has presented few actual facts, clouding the true nature of the virus and provoking the descent into sensationalism.
The thoughts of the Beacon staff are with Straus’ family and friends during this painful time; we wish to extend our sincere condolences. And in this time of mourning and tribute, the Beacon would like to provide the Emerson community with a space to honor Straus through the written word.
At Emerson, we surround ourselves with signs of vitality: the vigor of campus activities, the bustle of the Common, the promise of a diploma. But this tragedy throws the fragility of life into sharp relief.
Hillary Clinton is only one example; sitcoms often problematically show elder women as erratic, witless, and dependent.
The sports world is becoming more diverse and inclusive, and esports will one day swim in the mainstream.
With an abundance of miscommunications, it's clearly time for the sides to talk turkey.
There are systematic impediments that prevent women from finding a way to empower themselves in party culture.
A standardized national procedure for carrying out a death sentence would be beneficial, but more critical is transparency from execution chambers across the country.
The brusque language simply reflects the parlance of law, and its bluntness doesn't necessarily represent how the administration feels about the issue or its students.
Corporate interests taking precedence over corporate sensitivity isn’t news, but the backlash from young shoppers is.
Emerson should be an institutional leader, accepting the medical marijuana cards of its students, not rejecting social progress.
Too often, students miss out on important chances to build relationships with Emerson's bevy of notable professors with significant accomplishments.