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Celia Carbone

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IT seeks Median replacement

Information Technology is looking to replace Median, the college’s in-house online video streaming service, with software developed elsewhere.

SGA funds EVVY Awards, Flawless Brown

The show will have VDA design the set this year instead of students because the current students are not prepared enough to build it.

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Emerson aims for environmental recognition

The college is drafting an application for Emerson to be featured in the Princeton Review’s Top 50 Green Colleges, a list of the most environmentally conscious institutions nationwide.

Patriots parade crowds campus

New England Patriots fans filled the streets Tuesday for the Super Bowl victory parade, which passed right in front of Emerson’s campus during class hours.

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Patriots parade draws crowd to campus

New England Patriots fans filled the streets Tuesday for the Super Bowl victory parade, which passed right in front of Emerson’s campus during class hours.

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Historic theater to reopen next year

Emerson and Ambassador Theatre Group established a partnership to program, renovate, and preserve the historic theater, Pelton wrote in an email to the community earlier this month.

Fenway development protesters pursue halt

Fenway residents are petitioning against Emerson’s plan to create a residence hall in the neighborhood, urging Boston housing leaders to deny a portion of the college’s request.

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New org to practice public relations

One senior is leading the effort to create a public relations, marketing, and event planning organization next semester.

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WLP course to publish in Globe Magazine

Twelve students’ bylines could appear in The Boston Globe Magazine through a new writing, literature, and publishing course offered next semester.

Polling Society blindsided by election results

Disingenuous voter response to pollsters and last-minute apathetic voter turnout defied Emerson College Polling Society’s prediction for the 2016 presidential election.

New communication medium picks up Slack

As a happy medium between email and text message, one Emerson department is using a popular messaging application to keep students connected.

SGA grants screenwriting org catering cash

SPEC is expected to host two eight-hour writer’s retreats this school year, one in the fall and another in the spring.

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Intercultural student affairs gains new leadership

As director, Jordan said she will be an advocate for the academic, social, and cultural needs of multicultural students.

SGA boosts Kidding Around budget

Kidding Around, a student theater company for young audiences, will have more funds for their spring productions after the Student Government Association granted them an extra $1,725 last Thursday.

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College celebrates mental health

Kellie Fuller, director of enrollment services and support, worked with the mental health initiative team on campus to bring Fresh Check Day back to Emerson for a second year.

SGA talks student concerns, fitness center

The Student Government Association compiled a list of student life concerns—including student meeting space availability, student working hours, on-campus safety, and study abroad programs—on Tuesday to present to the Board of Trustees.