Tag: ASB

UNITEd for Immigration Justice

UNITE members at a rally

By Dakota Damschroder “Inclusive excellence” is a term used frequently to describe Emerson’s mission of creating a welcoming campus for students of all backgrounds. One student group particularly embodies this ideal. In the spring of 2013, several students started UNITE…

Hollow

Hollow - An Interactive Documentary

In the spring of 2011, I traveled with the Emerson Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program as the student filmmaker to document their service along the Gulf Coast in Pensacola, FL. When I embarked on the trip, I expected to have a challenging…

Alternative Spring Break 2012

Group photos from the 2012 Boston and New Mexico Trips.

Over spring break, 27 Emerson students, faculty, and staff spent their week completing service projects for communities in Boston and New Mexico as part of Emerson’s Alternative Spring Break program. This year’s program focused on food issues. Both groups in Boston and…

Making Time for the Underserved

Joel Wool with Nathan Coope, host of Drumbeat on WRBB 104.9 FM.

Joel Wool ’10 spent his Fridays this summer under a tent at small farmers’ market in Dorchester, one of Boston’s oldest, and most diverse communities. The tent was covered in banners for GreenDorchester, formerly Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition (DEHC), where Joel…