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Emerson Students Take Top Honors at KCACTF

Emerson Students Take Top Honors at KCACTF

At this year’s regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, six of the top awards went to Emerson Performing Arts students. The prominent ceremony, which took place at Fitchburg State University on January 28th, honors achievements in theater by college students in the New England area. The winning students included Shanna Allison ’13, who walked [...]

Reasons why I support WERS!

Reasons why I support WERS!

We asked some of our most loyal WERS members why they supported WERS and this is what they had to say…

Angela Cooke-Jackson Creates Digital Health Manual

Angela Cooke-Jackson Creates Digital Health Manual

Communication Studies Professor Angela Cooke-Jackson is putting her expertise in health communication into practice in the Boston community with a new social media collaboration between high-risk youth and Emerson students. Cooke-Jackson’s students will shadow young Bostonians and film their stories. The films will become the basis for pages on particular health issues in a digital [...]

Emerson News: Journalism students cover caucuses and primaries

Emerson News: Journalism students cover caucuses and primaries

A group of Emerson Journalism students took part in the presidential caucus action in Iowa December 27 to January 5. Students reported on the caucuses; met candidates, commentators, and well-known journalists; and were interviewed by news outlets themselves. During their stay in Iowa, the thirteen students, two faculty members, and one staff member had the [...]

On the Verge: Nikki Lane

We welcomed Indie-Country artist Nikki Lane to the WERS studios this past Saturday for an On The Verge session. She released her first EP in July and her debut album Walk of Shame in September and she’s had our attention ever since. She has a knack for writing gorgeous melodies and badass deliveries. Since growing [...]

On the Verge: Blind Pilot

Blind Pilot’s first tour in 2008 was entirely on bicycle. Lead singer and guitarist Israel Nebeker, and drummer Ryan Dobrowski, launched the tour in Washington, and finished in San Diego. They pulled their instruments behind them the entire way inbike trailers that they designed themselves. “Neither of us had ever done a bike tour before, [...]

St. Vincent Live In Studio

Dressed in all black, Annie Clark, who goes by the stage name of St. Vincent, arrived at the WERS studio lively and friendly this Friday. Her new album Strange Mercy was just released two months ago, filled with electronic fuzz and powerful guitar that twists the traditional music style to really demonstrate why she’s considered [...]

G Love Live In Studio

G Love Live In Studio

For a band that’s been around since 1992, G. Love & Special Sauce are always more youthful than you would expect. So when frontman Garrett Dutton, or G. Love, stopped by WERS for a solo performance, it came as no surprise that he still brought the lighthearted vibes and summer songs they’re known for even [...]

Dawes Live In Studio

Dawes Live In Studio

Los Angeles based folk-rock band, Dawes, rocked the Royale last night with screeching guitar solos and floor pounding percussion. They co-headlined with Blitzen Trapper, playing many of the tracks off their sophomore release, Nothing Is Wrong. But before setting fire to the stage, Dawes made a stop at the WERS studio for a live acoustic [...]

On the Verge: Givers

On the Verge: Givers

Upon being asked to jump intotheir first song, the band broke into the airy and playlist ready song “Up Up Up”, a heartening tune that offers any potentially weary listeners the chance to tap their toes during melancholy times, rather than bite their nails through the grief. The singer, various instrument percussionist, ukulele player, and [...]

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The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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