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Victoria Bedford

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Voters prepare for upcoming election

Emerson’s Republican and Democratic organizations may hold different political opinions, but not on the importance of voter registration. Co-sponsored by Emerson Republicans, Communication Politics and Law Association, and Emerson Pre-Law Society, an official event to encourage students to register to vote will be held on this Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room.

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Fenway faithful to honor Park with documentary

Ouellette, a broadcast journalism major, Kelsey Doherty, Luke Fraser, and Kyle Brasseur all met at the Red Sox-Yankees doubleheader at the end of the 2010 regular season. They bonded over their love for the team and quickly became close friends. A year later, they are making a documentary about their beloved park and celebrating Fenway’s 100-year-old legacy in film.

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EBONI jazzes up the Cabaret with Speakeasy event

Fingers snapped, banjos plunked, and an audience of about 15 people gathered around small round tables for a journey back to the 1920s. Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests (EBONI) Speakeasy at the Cabaret brought a taste of African American jazz culture on Thursday night.

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Pelton pushes for diversity at MLK luncheon

President M. Lee Pelton emphasized the college’s commitment to creating a diverse academic campus during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon Wednesday. Pelton, who is the college’s first black president, began his speech at the event by quoting Dr. King and later speculated what it would be like if Dr. King—assassinated in 1968—were alive today, asking “what would be the breadth and magnitude of his influence?”

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New media visionaries immerse audience in technological art

To artists Brooke Knight, an interactive and digital media professor at Emerson, and Russell Goldenberg, a third-year MFA media arts student, art is an illusion.

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Tweets express ECWireless issues

The college’s wireless Internet continues to draw the ire of students, who let loose a barrage of tweets, Facebook posts and verbal frustration nearly every time the system fails.