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Mercedes Lakatos

Beacon Correspondent

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Searching for Solace: Emerson students shoot Holocaust film

In the required Film II class, Emerson visual and media arts majors produce their first large-scale film. For each project, students must hire a crew, cast actors, use industry-grade equipment, maintain professional protocol on set, and essentially create a real movie.

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Waxing poetica with Miles Walser

The Emerson Poetry Project (EPP), founded in 2008 with the intent of fostering an atmosphere wherein students can share their poetry and compete in slam competitions, hosted an hour-and-a-half long poetry reading open to all students.

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Emerson students form production company

Adriel Gonzalez, Zak Ickes, Ben Epstein, and Alec Van, four sophomore visual and media arts majors, were eager to talk about their business and passion project, which has already started to attract paying clients.