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The past election is evidence that Afghanistan is moving in the right direction, but the country certainly has not arrived at a stable destination.
The council should place restrictions on economic aid to Pyongyang from China that would eliminate funding to North Korea’s military
The world cannot just sit idly by and watch the war in Syria implode the region.
We must continue to press, perhaps even intensify, economic sanctions against Tehran until there is clear evidence that they have abandoned all WMD ambitions.
In order to end this nightmare for the region, the world needs to put Assad on the defensive. The only way this can be accomplished is through military strikes.
On Tuesday, the men’s tennis team swept Norwich University 9-0 to open the Great Northeast Athletic Conference playoffs, continuing a season that has seen the Lions post the program’s best record in its history.
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In its first game since April 6, the Emerson softball team split a doubleheader with Saint Joseph’s College Sunday, with initial home runs giving the Lions an early lead.
In a packed gym at Emmanuel College, nearly 200 spectators looked on as the Saints swept Emerson College 3-0 in the semifinals for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference men’s volleyball playoffs, the first time the team reached the tournament since 2011.
The team dominated possession of the ball by winning draw controls 16 to 6, ending the game with a final score of 13-7.
The Lions’ defense could not keep up with Emmanuel College’s early offensive barrage of shots, as the Saints shot the ball 22 times in the opening period, and was limited to taking only three shots of their own, causing an early 4-0 deficit.
Baseball head coach Dave Hanley said he has been disappointed with his team’s subpar effort this season as the Lions find themselves with the worst record in the program’s history.
The men’s volleyball team secured its first Great Northeast Athletic Conference postseason win in the program’s history Tuesday, after a season in which the Lions have found success with their largest freshman class ever.
Though he’s humble off the court, once freshman Vinny Castellini picks up his racket, his modesty fades away — becoming a player that his teammates and coach recognize as fiercely effective.
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Brittany Rochford has been a leadoff hitter since high school. Her stats — though she refuses to see them during the season — show that these years of practice have paid off, as she now leads the Emerson softball team in hits and walks.
The Lions won 13-12 in a contest that was highly competitive down to the final seconds of the game.
Emerson rallied and scrambled to overcome a three-run ninth inning by Albertus Magnus College, scoring four times in the final inning to win the game 6-5.
On Saturday, the men’s lacrosse team overcame an early 3-0 deficit and rallied to take its first victory of the year in double overtime against Regis College, proving to be a possible turning point for the Lions early in the season.
Chelsea Phillips continues to lead as captain of the women’s lacrosse team and currently is number one in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in goals and shots attempted.
At the end of the first quarter in the men’s lacrosse season opener, Nicholas Kitsos passed the ball to a cutting Eric Colleran, who threw it into the top-right corner of the net, beating the buzzer and give the Lions a 3-2 advantage over Wentworth Institute of Technology.
The Emerson’s softball team has maintained its status as a power-hitting team this year, as the Lions have batters topping the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in home runs and runs batted in.
The Emerson baseball team has missed nine consecutive games because of inclement weather and unplayable field conditions, and are predicted to have several more games postponed through the end of the month.
The Emerson softball team is entering the season with only two pitchers after junior Alexandra Magistro sustained an injury during a game over spring break in Florida.
The women's lacrosse team hopes to leave a legacy by winning the championship in its last year in the conference.
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Emerson’s reserves outscored Fisher College’s bench 51-0, helping the Lions achieve a commanding victory. Emerson never trailed Fisher, ending the game with a final score of 96-53.
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Despite improved records for the men’s and women’s teams, Emerson’s basketball programs have struggled to attract fans to the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym this season, averaging an estimated 61 attendees per game, according to Emerson’s website.
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Emerson tied a season high earlier this week attempting 24 three-pointers, eight attempts above the Lion's season average of 17 attempts per game.
President M. Lee Pelton took the initial steps in negotiating Emerson College’s first academic partnership with Japan by signing a memorandum of understanding with Tokyo International University (TIU) during a four - day trip to the country early last month.
O’Brien, who appointed Venter as team captain last year, said he thinks the former player is doing a great job so far.
As for their next project, the duo is looking to design jerseys for the 2013 Quidditch Summer Games, which will be held in April in Chicago.
Bobby Feltault put his black North Face backpack down on a counter during the crowded morning rush at Emerson Cafe Tuesday. Twenty minutes later, after eating his breakfast, Feltault said he reached for his bag, only to find an empty counter.
Two Emerson students will host an art auction in cooperation with Emerson Peace and Social Justice to raise money for Maji, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing purified drinking water. The show will feature water-themed paintings, and all money raised will be donated to Maji.
Ambassador Ido Aharoni, the consul general of Israel in New York and Emerson alumnus, shared his expertise on establishing an identity for Israel to students and professors Thursday.
Last week, Blackboard — the company that owns WebCT— installed emergency fixes to the website after it crashed for the second time in one week. The system is still running at a slower than normal pace, according to Emerson’s Instructional Technology Group (ITG).
At the kick-off event for the two-day-long inauguration of President M. Lee Pelton, attendees were shown a comedic video featuring Pelton visiting various locations on campus, which culminated in his arrival on the stage of the Bill Bordy Theater.