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Megan Anderson

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Emerson and 16 Boston universities walk out in solidarity with Mizzou

Emerson students joined participants from 16 other Boston-area universities in a protest on Monday to stand in solidarity with students of color at University of Missouri, Yale University, and Howard University and to pursue justice for students of color in Massachusetts schools.

Davidson to focus on Engagement Lab after losing Cambridge election

Mariko Davidson, managing director of Emerson’s Engagement Lab, is turning her attention back to the college after losing her run for Cambridge’s City Council.

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Engagement Lab managing director runs for local office

Mariko Davidson, managing director of Emerson’s Engagement Lab, is running as a first-time candidate for a seat on the Cambridge City Council. There are nine open positions and 23 candidates running in the election on Nov. 3.

Some faculty unsatisfied with parental leave policies

Emerson meets the government’s minimum for maternity and parental leave, but these policies may not live up to the standards of the college’s employees.

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New clothing store opens in Downtown Crossing

European clothing store Primark opened its first-ever United States location in Downtown Crossing on Sept. 10. The store carries affordable clothing and accessories for men, women, and children, as well as cosmetics and home goods. Primark started in Dublin, Ireland in 1969 and has since spread to nine countries with 270 stores.