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    Ribbons on Runway raises $6k for charity

    Emerson sorority Alpha Epsilon Phi’s Ribbons on the Runway fundraiser on April 19 raised more than $6,000 for Sharsheret, a nonprofit organization that helps Jewish women who have or are at-risk for breast cancer.

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    Jeans for Justice brings performances, advocacy

    Emerson Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) held the Jeans for Justice Rally at Common Ground in the Walker Building on April 17—urging students, faculty, and staff to wear jeans all day to stand in solidarity with sexual assault survivors.

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    Students perform in ELA Acting Showcase

    Students from Emerson College Los Angeles’ Business of Acting class performed at the student-produced acting showcase at the Odyssey Theatre on April 16.

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    Immigration focus of Alternative Spring Break

    Students who participated in Alternative Spring Break last month in El Paso, Texas, and Boston shared stories about what they learned after meeting people affected by immigration policy in a Lunch and Learn event at Common Ground, in the Walker Building, on April 16.

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    Ketner consulting curator for Pollock mural

    Joseph Ketner of the Visual and Media Arts Department is the consulting curator of an exhibition, Jackson Pollock’s Mural: Energy Made Visible, which opens at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Italy on April 24.

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    2015 Spirit of Emerson Awards announced

    Emerson College has announced the winners of the second annual Spirit of Emerson Awards for the 2014–2015 academic year. Nyla Wissa '15 has won the individual award for creating a theatre troupe for women of color; and the Cirque de De-Stress Program, which includes therapy dogs for students during finals, won the group award.

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    E3 student business expo on April 24

    Emerson students will be competing in the 10th annual Emerson Entrepreneurship Experience (E3) Exposition on Friday, April 24, when 17 student-created business ventures will be presented to local business leaders and the community.

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    Dysart '56, MS '81, dies at age 86

    Richard Dysart ’56, MS ’81, an actor best known for his role on L.A. Law, died on April 5 at his Santa Monica, California, home, according to numerous media reports. He was 86.

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