Category: The Luminary

How You Can Still Get Involved Post-Election

The 2016 presidential election took a toll on a lot of people. After the election, I felt like I was walking through a fog, and I know that a lot of my peers and professors felt similarly. Many class periods—or at least portions of them—following the election were devoted to talking through what the election…

Breaking Down the House by Zoe Gadegbeku

The night Beyoncé’s Lemonade visual album burst into my life, I scribbled page upon page of notes when I should have been putting myself to bed. I wrote down quotes from Warsan Shire’s poetry that served as the narration for the entire film, the familiar verses from her poetry collection and the new lines I…

Humans of Emerson: Barry Marshall

Q: What are your music origins? Barry: Well, I actually started as a singer and I got into a really good band when I was sixteen, probably the best band across five towns. We got a lot of performances and paid gigs, and in those days I’d make $50 a night from singing. This was in…