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Karen Morales

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Party like it's the 1920s: Vaudeville club to open soon

"It doesn't seem like the typical Boston nightclub." -Junior Isabella Pierangelo

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ECLA interns gain real-world experience on set, in studio

"I passed by a whole group of actors who had just finished a scene. But I had to keep my cool." -Jesse Sheehan, prop intern for Mad Men

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Active Minds raises awareness about eating disorders

Emerson students practiced balancing on their left legs with their right legs bent back, knees facing down. They stretched their left arms towards the ceiling, inhaling, their right hand on their right foot.

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Students express frustration with registration

Students experienced a variety of issues registering for their spring courses last week, especially those in the marketing communication and visual and media arts departments.

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Faculty plans course structure for new Los Angeles center

Development of the course structure for the Los Angeles campus center has been completed and will be composed of programs for undergraduates, interns, graduate students, and professionals, according to President M. Lee Pelton.

Occupy organizers create advocacy group

A newly formed student group, Progressives and Radicals in Defense of Employees (PRIDE), hopes to give a voice to security guards, dining hall workers, and maintenance workers at the college.

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Annual vigil draws students to Common

Several rows of Emerson students and faculty stood circled around the gazebo on Boston Common, with unlit candles in their hands, as President M. Lee Pelton offered words of remembrance and solidarity Tuesday, Sept. 11.