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After opening up for music sensation Mac Miller in front of an audience 40,000 people at last summer’s Boston Urban Music Fest, local New England group Fame Or Juliet stopped by WERS to conduct an interview for Live Music Week. The group is from Lynn, Massachusetts and consists of rapper/singer Caleb, rapper Jerminez aka Nova [...]
The cast of Moonbox Productions’ Floyd Collins visited the WERS studios on Saturday, March 31st. Johnny Q, one of the hosts of Standing Room Only, was there to welcome them. They kicked off the live in-studio performance with “The Ballad of Floyd Collins” which is the opening number of the southern-style musical. Allison Choat, the [...]
New England based independent hip-hop artist J’You recently visited WERS and conducted an interview for live music week. Formally known as Ju$tice, J’You changed his name due to trademakering issues. “ I was originally going by Justice but since there were so many people already using that name I figured I should change it”. For [...]
The Adam Ezra Band are well known for their energetic live shows and have toured with Rusted Root, The Avett Brothers, and many more. Their latest album, “Ragtop Angel,” was produced by Aaron Johnson, best known for his work with The Fray, and it polishes the group’s passionate, sprawling sound into more streamlined pop without [...]
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Today Emersonians from both Los Angeles and Boston gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of Emerson’s new Los Angeles Center. The new building will be located at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Gordon Street in Hollywood, and has been designed by world-renowned architect Thom Mayne. The center will enrich academic programming and opportunities for undergraduates [...]
Larry Rasky, class of ’78, Vice Chair of Emerson’s Board of Trustees and CEO of Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications was honored by the New England Region Anti-Defamation League on December 13th. Rasky received the Anti-Defamation league’s 2011 Abraham Joshua Heschel Interfaith Relations Award which is presented to individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to social [...]
Timothy Edgar, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director for the Health Communication Program, has recently spoken with several news outlets regarding health campaigns across the nation. ABC World News, USA Today, and My Health News Daily all featured some of Edgar’s insight on the ethical and moral natures of these controversial campaign tactics. The campaigns [...]
Emerson women’s basketball forward and Junior Political Communications major Olivia DiNucci scored her 1,000th point in a game against Ohio-Eastern, reaching a career milestone and landing her as Player of the Week for Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC). DiNucci is the third woman in Emerson women’s basketball history to reach 1,000 points and the first [...]