The pair visited 20 to 30 towns nearly every weekend of the summer, whenever Wisch could get time off from his Boston catering job, and Keenan could commute into the city from Bolton. Sometimes they did day trips, other times they stayed with friends.
“We have the joke of, ‘If it’s a lion with a man bun, obviously it’s Griff,’” Lamb said. “He’s a spunky, funky little art student.”
“I think Emerson in particular is way too aggressive in targeting alumni, and the way they’re spending money is totally out of control,” Everhart said.
For many it’s easy to be out and proud at a left-leaning college like Emerson, but when we return to more conservative, less supportive communities, we have to pretend to be someone we are not.
While most off-campus students wake up to the ringing of alarms in their apartments, Bailey Galvin-Scott rises to the chirping of birds in the woods. After packing his tent and sleeping bag into his backpack, he hops on the T and rushes to campus for his 10 a.m. class.
“I wouldn’t say [my experience at Emerson] was negative, but it was lonely,” DeBruyn said. “There really wasn’t any forum where Muslim kids could meet.”
Nothing quite triggers a nostalgic memory like a scent or a taste from the old days.
“I can now totally and completely focus on school and not worry about the money aspect or if I’m going to be able to graduate,” he said.
Getting tested is your responsibility. Safe sex can only be safe if you and your partner are transparent with one another.
“It will be a time for students to have a conversation with them, because sometimes it’s really hard for us to necessarily know who Asian-American mentors are on campus,” Liu said.
For most of us in the community, coming out is a moment when we can finally be ourselves.
“Fashion Week was hectic, but it was also the most rewarding, tiring, awful, and amazing three days,” Ward said.
I live by a very simple maxim: Dress to regret. Not in the moment, of course. Always wear clothes you like.
“I want to take photographs of those here at Emerson who identify themselves as Latin,” Romero said. “I want to break stereotypes the media has portrayed us as by asking how they identify themselves as Latin American.”