Beyond Awareness: Autism Acceptance Month

Published anonymously April is “Autism Awareness Month,” a time where national landmarks light up blue and people share stock photos with phrases like “I support Autism” or “30 days of Autism Awareness.” It’s one of the few times a year when autism is actually recognized or even acknowledged in popular media. It can be easy…

Searching for Music to Move the Stars

By: Erin Kayata While flying from Boston to San Antonio, Texas, I embarked on my spring break reading: Travelling to Infinity, the memoir by Jane Hawking which the recent movie The Theory of Everything is based upon. When I was watching the Oscars a few weeks prior, I became intrigued by the story. Having not…

A Weekend in New Orleans

By: Rebecca Szkutak Three nights in New Orleans, Louisiana made for one of the best weekends I’ve ever had. The weather was beautiful and the action was non-stop as we made our way to all of the important sites, both touristy and not. I was traveling with my good friend, Andrew, and my boyfriend, Kyle,…

Discover the Origins Issue on Issuu.com

Our Spring 2014 Origins Issue is here! In our magazine’s fifth print issue, we explored personal backgrounds, histories, culture and heritage. This semester, we also featured more photography, revamped our design and helped our staff build impressive portfolios. If you aren’t able to pick up a copy on Emerson’s campus, you can still find the full issue online…

True Life: I’m a Nanny.

by Caroline Cassard I’ve seen all of the food allergies, the gluten-free diets, and the bee sting reactions. I’ve run a mile in the rain, rushing the stroller and the nonchalant toddler back to safety. I’ve dealt with the exhausted protests at naptime, the hide and seek champion who refuses to resurface, and the moms…

Support Atlas magazine

In efforts to help Atlas raise funds for its third print issue, we are accepting donations. With your contribution we can bring the “New Renaissance” to life on Emerson College’s Boston Campus. Please visit our Indiegogo website to donate. Every penny counts!

Bleak Black Friday

by Erin Kayata Warm, roasted turkey, a plethora of home made food, family and friends all around, football, and a chance to be grateful for what you have. Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? It’s difficult to see why anyone wouldn’t look forward to a holiday that involves a plethora of scrumptious food, family gatherings, and appreciating…

How to Bring Your Unique Style to the Workplace

by Erin Kayata It’s no secret that Emerson students have a very unique sense of style. Just taking a look around campus makes it clear that fashion sense here is quite different from anywhere else. However, what may be the height of fashion here on campus may not be as acceptable once you begin your…

Blindingly Good Marketing from Urban Outfitters & Lisa Frank

by Rebecca Isenhart You are about to be pick-pocketed by a dancing rainbow bear in a tuxedo.  Maybe you’re just having a bad trip, but chances are you’re just standing in Urban Outfitters. UO, in all its marketing glory, has paired up with artist Lisa Frank to push retina-burning relics from the 90’s on college…