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Art, History, Politics and the Beginning of Modernity in the Hispanic World

October 31, 2009 by

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By Tim Flaherty In the final lecture of this recent series on campus, Melanie Murphy, Associate Professor of History at Emmanuel, analyzed the life and works of Portuguese writer and Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago. Saramago, a former blue collar worker with no formal education since dropping out at age fourteen, became a writer successful […]

Facebook’s New “Memorialize” Option

October 30, 2009 by

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By Laura Adrien What happens to our Facebook pages after we die? We’ve all considered some form of the question, but in the age of computers what happens to the pages of information we post on the web, to the profiles and accounts we’ve created? Social networking giant Facebook has recently addressed this issue by […]

On Campus Today-10/30-11/01

October 30, 2009 by

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Fire Alarm Testing Where: Yawket Center, Alumnae Hall, St. Joes, St. Anns, Loretto, and Julie Halls, Wilkens Science Center, and Administration Building. When: Beginning @ 7:00am on Friday 10/30 and Saturday 10/31. You DO NOT have to evacuate the buildings. Women’s VolleyBall Double Header Where: JYC Gym When: 12pm and 4pm Women’s Soccer GNAC Quarter-Finals […]

MegaBoba

October 29, 2009 by

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By Cason Latimer Chunkiness is not usually a texture that western pallets associate with tea, however Bubble Tea, is a sensation that has caught on around the country and more recently in the Boston area. Bubble tea is a Taiwanese import boasting a new and fun way to experience tea. In Boston there are several […]

Free entertainment

October 29, 2009 by

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By Michelle Golonka Looking for something fun to do tonight? Thanks to a Target sponsorship, admission to the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) is free every Thursday evening from from 5p.m. to 9p.m. Also recommended: Located in Jamaica Plain, The Arnold Arboretum, owned by Harvard University, is one of the best places to enjoy the […]

On Campus Today – 10/29

October 29, 2009 by

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BANG! Magazine Submission Deadline Where: Email all artwork to vaccaad@emmanuel.edu When: By October 29th Writing and Developing Style Workshop Where: Library G10 When: Thursday October 29th 12:15-1:30pm or Thursday November 12th 12:15-1:30pm. RSVP to linshawd@emmanuel.edu Pumpkin Carving Contest Where: Art Department (5th Floor Admin) When: 4:30-6:30pm Fright Fest Where: Atrium When: 4:30-7:30pm. Best Costume Wins […]

Obama Signs Hate Crime Bill

October 28, 2009 by

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By Jacqueline Onorato On Wednesday, President Obama signed a $680 billion dollar defense budget bill into law that includes an expansion of the hate crime bill to include assault on an individual based on his or her sexual orientation or gender identity a federal crime. The bill was named for Wyoming teenager Matthew Shepard who […]