“You’re Going to Hollywood!”

Growing up, one of my favorite things to do was watch American Idol with my mom. It was also one of the only times she let me stay up past my bedtime. We loved the show, the energy, excitement and untapped talent. We picked favorites and rooted for them as they made their way to…

Tips for Managing Stress

As Emerson students, we all know what it’s like to have busy schedules: classes Monday through Friday, orgs in the afternoon, then part-time jobs, internships and/or performances. Sometimes it’s overwhelming and we don’t know how to get out of it. I know that I’m constantly anxious about all the things I need to get done….

I Wanna Know How to Get Away with Murder

Beware, there are spoilers below. On September 26, 2014, ABC Studios aired the first episode of How to Get Away with Murder.  In an industry already overflowing with criminal dramas—Law & Order: SVU, NCIS, and Rizzoli & Isles, just to name a few—the producers had to be careful in crafting an original criminal/legal drama that…

On the Runway 2015: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Click. Flash. Click. Flash. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicked off with a bang on February 12 with the menswear shows starting the day before. The first stop on this international fashion extravaganza: New York City. Home to some of America’s most iconic sights—the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Empire State Building—New York City has…

So You Want to Take a Gap Year

“You need to go to college.” This phrase has become a mantra of sorts to teens and young adults everywhere. Without college, you won’t succeed or find a job. Without college, you won’t be prepared to make it on your own. Jumping right into college after high school, however, isn’t the only choice. Many students…