Imagine a Jumpstart for Every Child

Jumpstart Corps member reading with a child.

Last month, Jumpstart at Emerson College launched a reading program with Imagine Students Reaching Out, an on-campus organization with a focus on community service. Each Friday afternoon, ten volunteers from Imagine go to Dorchester Place Preschool to read and do educational activities with…

Learning the Value of Serving Others

Colby Jackson

For more than a decade, students couldn’t find “CC 160 – Interpersonal Communication” in their Emerson course catalogues. This year, Communications Studies Department Chair Richard West resurrected the class. West, who also serves as vice president of the National Communication…

Student Activists: Say No to Trays

Students prepare plates of food.

Earth Emerson, a student-run environmental action organization, is channeling its efforts into a grassroots marketing campaign to join the ranks of green-friendly colleges and go “trayless” in the school’s cafeteria. Student activists are opting to ditch cafeteria trays in order…