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Law & Disorder: The Best of Last Semester's Campus Crime Logs

Incident logs available online and/or at campus police stations display laundry lists of amateur-hour escapades and bike/backpack/wallet/gadget thefts. Here are some amusing, singular shenanigans and trends from last semester culled from public records
Best time of your life? Hardly. Behold these stunning antics, ripped straight from the campus crime blotters.
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  January 27, 2012
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You gotta fight for your right

There are a lot of colleges in Boston, and they all have a lot of parties. I spent the semester trying to chronicle them for the purpose of science.
. . . to evaluate the quality of various college parties (and assign a grade accordingly)
By JOE DIFAZIO  |  January 27, 2012
Meet the Mayor: Emerson College - Walker Building

Meet the Mayor: Emerson College - Walker Building


Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats. Emerson College - Walker BuildingCindy Rodriguez Just...
By Barry Thompson  |  January 06, 2012
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Campus safe spaces offer comfy couches and open minds

Two months into freshman year, I was sitting in a friend's dorm room when Melissa, the broadcast journalism student who lived down the hall, burst into the room. She was near tears.
Safety in numbers
By LIZ PELLY  |  September 30, 2011
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An (almost) A-to-Z guide to Boston

Welcome to Boston, college kids.
From Ben Affleck to Yawkey Way
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  January 28, 2011
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Her Campus knows what girls want and isn't too shy to sell it to them

In her second vlog for Her Campus's New Balance "Fit for School" Campus Fitness Challenge, Emerson senior Cassidy Quinn Brettler sits on a gray couch against a plain white wall.
Brand aid
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  December 11, 2010


Emerson College is gaga for GaGa


Only at Emerson. Only at Emerson could over 400 students and faculty members be coerced into a Lady GaGa lip dub of such epic proportions....
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  December 10, 2010
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ArtsEmerson's sophisticated street cred

Connoisseurs and casual consumers this season will enjoy two debuts that will instantly redefine the depth and breadth of the Boston arts experience.
The renovated Paramount Center gives Boston a new intellectual anchor
By PETER KADZIS  |  September 17, 2010
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Watsky: The bard of Beantown

George Watsky says things that most rappers wouldn’t think. Like the word “befuddled.”
Watsky’s performance art is not just under raps
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 17, 2010
Feed your head: Kick-ass adult-ed classes put the cool in back-to-school

Feed your head: Kick-ass adult-ed classes put the cool in back-to-school


For a lot of you, the idea of going back to school probably induces all sorts of PTSD flashbacks. Admittedly, it's been quite a while...
By Luke ONeil  |  August 23, 2010
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Riot squads

On the morning that the Celtics and the Lakers readied for Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals, framing one of the most storied and intense rivalries in pro sports, the police departments of Boston and Los Angeles geared up for the worst.
While Boston chilled, LA burned. What makes fans in some cities go wild — win or lose?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 25, 2010


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Tony Cennamo (1933-2010)

Tony Cennamo is synonymous with jazz radio in Boston. A fixture on WBUR from the early '70s to his last late-night show in 1997, Cennamo — who died on June 8 — was lively, outspoken, even outrageous. But his depth of knowledge was irreproachable.
Boston jazz loses a great
By JON GARELICK  |  June 18, 2010
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We band of brothers

This is the first independent production by the group of five friends who met at Boston’s Emerson College, where they helmed incarnations of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet and Sam Shepard’s True West .
Young actors bring a Spartan production of Henry V to the Apohadion
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  May 21, 2010

Play by play: April 30, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, week of April 30, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 30, 2010

Play by play: April 23, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, week of April 23, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 23, 2010

Play by play: April 16, 2010

Theater listings for the week of April 16, 2010
Theater listings for the week of April 16, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 16, 2010


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Box-office guru comes to Boston

The Massachusetts House of Representatives recently rejected attempts to cap the tax breaks offered to filmmakers in the commonwealth, which is good for Hollywood studios and for the local economy.
Film school
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 09, 2010
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Airs and graces

Somewhere in the middle of Stephen Petronio’s terrific hour-long dance I Drink the Air Before Me last Friday night, the dancers exited and the space went dark.
Stephen Petronio at the ICA, Black Grace at the Paramount
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  March 26, 2010
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The good old days

As if it weren’t enough that the venerable Paramount Theatre on Washington Street was open for the first time since 1976, the Celebrity Series of Boston brought in as the initial act to play the new 600-seat mainstage Max Raabe and his Palast Orchester.
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester, live at the Paramount Theatre, March 6, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  March 12, 2010
Embracing the Yes at Emerson with Precious director Lee Daniels

Embracing the Yes at Emerson with Precious director Lee Daniels


Oscar-nominated director and all-around bad-ass Lee Daniels dropped by the newly opened Paramount Theatre this past Tuesday to talk to a group of Emerson students about...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  February 27, 2010
#Jackiessecret revealed: Liebergott to step down at Emerson in 2011

#Jackiessecret revealed: Liebergott to step down at Emerson in 2011


Via a clever hashtag on Twitter (conceived when Liebergott initially called the press conference and nobody knew what it was about) comes the news that...
By Ryan Stewart  |  December 02, 2009


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Interview: David Cross

"When people thought of stand-up in 1987, they thought of a guy with a skinny red tie and a jacket saying, 'What's the deal with blah, blah, blah?' "
David Cross is not cross
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 09, 2009
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Interview: Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit

In 2008, Passion Pit won Best New Artist in our Best Music Poll.
Cleaning up with this year's BMP winners
By CARLY CARIOLI AND RYAN STEWART  |  July 31, 2009
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Reggae revival

The climate is tropical, sweet skunk fills the air, and reggae jams are hitting such lofty decibels that I can't even feel my phone vibrate.
Booming in Boston's underground, Caribbean riddims are about to burst back into the mainstream
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 22, 2009
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Let's talk about sex

It's not that Eve's religious but sisterly mother wouldn't understand, it's that Eve is apprehensive about her not  understanding.
Truth and Consequences in  Hide and Seek
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 08, 2009
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Interview: Mitch Fatel

Given that he was once an intern for Howard Stern, it's not too surprising that comedian Mitch Fatel is all about clits and tits, and assorted lady bits – not the stuff that feminists would gleefully shave their legs over.
Fatel hates the Yankees, loves stand-up
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 18, 2009


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Dance, Monkey: Jon Rineman

I like to take my time surveying the voting booths, slowly walking past each one for about 20 minutes. Then I pick one, say, “Yes. This is the one. This will do."  
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 28, 2008
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Afterglow

The installation is a bit of a shift for Whiteread, who’s best known for making plaster, rubber, resin, or concrete casts of old used mattresses, a staircase, the entire interior of rooms.  
Rachel Whiteread’s dollhouse village at the MFA, Erwin Redl’s red-light district at Emerson
By GREG COOK  |  October 21, 2008
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Spelling lessons

A number of college students are turning to Wicca.  
Campus witches have no brooms, no bleeding goats. Just cookies. Sorry.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 20, 2008
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Literary import

One of the first things Ladette Randolph tells me is that she’s a fifth-generation Nebraskan, that her great-great grandparents settled there, that the landscape there, particularly in the western part of the state, where her novel is set, is “like being
Ploughshares lands a new editor
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  September 24, 2008