Taking Advantage of Boston’s Art Scene

Whether you are an art connoisseur or not, Boston’s art museums are a must see. Beautiful exhibitions are scattered all throughout the city and admission is free or discounted for all of them if you are an Emerson student! Here is a quick look at some of the great things these museums have to offer:…

Queer Monologues: Emerson’s Archive of Queer Voices

Written anonymously Before this year I would have never considered myself a performer. Before this year I would have never considered myself a part of the queer community. Now I can say that I’m both. This year I became a more active member of EAGLE, Emerson’s LGBTQ+ organization, and through a lot of their events, I…

Sticking to What Works: Why We Find Things We Love, and Then Drop Them

I have recently become comfortable with the practice of yoga. For years, I watched beautiful people in a light sweat bounce casually out the door of the numerous yoga studios around town. As a child, I wondered about them‒what those rolled up mats were for, how they always seemed so calm and serene, why they…

Find Your Zen and Destress Your Life

It’s the middle of the semester and stress is abound. Work is always piling up, whether it be midterms, projects, papers or just your good old fashioned deadline. To our brains, it all means the same thing: stress. When stress has its clutches around us, we can turn into knotted up wads of bad energy….

How to Have a Great Interview

Finding a job is tough. You spend so much time tweaking your resume and cover letter so they stand out among the many other hopefuls you’re up against and you might have to apply to dozens of places before an application is noticed, and liked, by a potential employer. After getting over the excitement of a…

The Struggles of a Starving Writer

The “starving artist” is a condition that everyone who follows their creative talents will fall into at some point of their life. I am not referring to an artist who is literally hungry for food, but one who is hungry for success in their creative field. For these people, like myself, it is overwhelming to…

Boston Art Underground: Check It Out!

Boston Art Undergroundt: it’s a website us art fans wish we created. At first glance it sounds like a short cut to Boston’s newest unknown art scene — which it quite possibly could include — but it is much more than a singularly focused site. The intention behind Boston Art Underground is to create a…

MFA Screens Stanley Kubrick FIlms Through February

The Museum of Fine Arts is known as a beacon for culture and knowledge in the city of Boston. The galleries are strategically curated with paintings, jewelry, sculptures, books, post-cards, and posters. These objects are typically the topics of intrigue when the MFA is brought up in conversation. It is important to remember, however, that musuems such as the MFA…

Matt Damon Hijacks ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Over the past few years, Jimmy Kimmel has concluded his talk show by apologizing to Matt Damon, not having enough time in his show to have him for an interview — apparently ever. Kimmel, who is familiar with pranking Boston actors — his ongoing prank war with John Krasinski in particular — was kidnapped by Damon on…

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…