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Simmons College Transgender Acceptance Policy- A Simmons Alum Weighs In

Simmons College, Emmanuel’s next door  COF neighbor, has officially opened its doors to transgender students. This move makes Simmons the third college in the country and the second in Massachusetts to create an admissions policy that includes transgender and gender nonconforming students. This admissions policy means that Simmons will formally accept students who were born […]

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Students and Faculty Attend Annual Thanksgiving Interfaith Ceremony to Give Thanks, Reflect

On Thursday, dozens of Emmanuel students and faculty attended an Interfaith Thanksgiving Prayer Service sponsored by Campus Ministry to universally express gratitude in a season often marred by excessive consumption. Father John Spencer delivered a brief and warm welcome, ushered in by the college Chapel Choir. A hearty sampling of prayer was read by members of […]


Playlist of the Week

This week’s playlist theme is 90’s music! 1.Linger-The Cranberries 2.Loser-Beck 3.Machine Gun Funk-Biggie Smalls 4.Blister In The Sun- Violent Femmes 5.1st of Tha Month- Bone Thugs N Harmony 6.Criminal- Fiona Apple 7.Say My Name- Destiny’s Child 8. Killing Me Softly-Lauryn Hill 9. The Man Who Sold The World- Nirvana 10. Say You’ll Be There 11. […]

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Meet the Seven New Clubs Approved This Semester

This semester the SGA approved seven new clubs and organizations on campus. The list of new clubs is as follows: Accounting Club EC Math Club EC Emergency Medical Services (ECEMS) EC Mock Trial Team EC Collegiate Youth in Government NAMI On Campus: “Students Against Stigma” Graphic Design Club We reached out to the presidents of […]

Tom Brady (12) and squad was spot on once again as the Patriots dominated Indianapolis on Sunday night.
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Patriots Topple Colts to Win Sixth Straight

Led by running back Jonas Gray, the New England Patriots surged to a 42-20 win over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday night. Undrafted out of Notre Dame, Gray had a career night in both rushing yards and rushing touchdowns to help propel the Patriots to the win. New England asserted their dominance early with a long, […]


Commencement Speaker 2015: Boston Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley

“I am pleased to announce that Archbishop of Boston Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. will deliver Emmanuel’s 2015 Commencement address” Sister Janet Eisner announced last Friday over the Emmanuel Portal. Seán Patrick O’Malley and an additional guest, President/chief executive officer to the Council of New England, James T. Brett, will both be receiving honorary degrees […]

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BREAKING: Assault Near Muddy River

UPDATE (12:00pm): In an alert emailed to all Simmons students, Simmons Safety says they believe the assault happened near Clemente Park along the Muddy River. Specifically, the portion of the park that is directly across the street from 300 The Fenway, Simmons’ academic campus. They also reminded students that several serious crimes have been committed in this area […]

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UPDATED Election Day 2014: Live Coverage

UPDATE (9am): Around 8:15am, Martha Coakley conceded to Scott Brown. UPDATE (1:15am): CNN projects Charlie Baker (R) will win the Massachusetts’ governor’s race with 48% of the vote, defeating Martha Coakley (D) with 47%. Coakley is reportedly not conceding tonight. Even Falchuk, running for governor as an independent, managed to get 3.3% of the vote, thus officially […]

Tom Brady (above) had a strong game for the second week in a row as the Patriots cruised to a big win over the Bears.
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Brady, Gronk, and LaFell, Oh My!

The New England Patriots continued their hot streak on Sunday as they easily defeated the Chicago Bears 51-23 at Gillette Stadium. This improves the Patriots to 6-2 while dropping the Bears to 3-5 on the season. Gillette Stadium continues to be the Pats’ domain, as they are now 4-0 this season at home. Tom Brady had […]

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“Digital Manipulation/Photo Realism” A Photo Series by Ian Chamenko

Ian Chamenko ’17 is a sophomore here at EC.  Ian is a biology major with a minor in photography. Ian is also a Staff Writer for the Hub. He can be reached at chamenkoi@emmanuel.edu


Playlist of the Week

This week’s theme is female punk rock due to the influx of Republicans in the Senate, so bust out your leather jacket and start fighting old white patriarchy!  Special thanks to Seth Garcia for this playlist!   1. Rebel Girl-Bikini Kill 2. Dust in the Gold Sack- Swearin’ 3. Seether- Veruca Salt 4. Swan Dive- […]

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“Untitled” A Photo Series by Juliette Luchini

Juliette Luchini ’16 is a junior here at EC. She is currently working towards a BFA in Studio Art with a minor in photography. Juliette also runs her own blog featuring recipes, D.I.Y tutorials,outfit inspiration, and photography. Check out her blog here and her Instagram here .

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Seen in the Emmanuel College bookstore; an appropriate place for the likeness of Halo.

Written Up With Paul: Bad Dog, Worse PR

Bob Barker spent his career urging a daytime television audience watching “The Price is Right” to spay and neuter their pets and help maintain the animal population. Has anyone checked if Halo is fixed? I ask because this aloof, pathetic, disquieting genderless K9 should be vehemently prohibited from establishing a lineage of its own. #StopHaloEC […]

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QOTW: How Do You Feel About The Senate Election?

In this installment of the Question of the Week, Hub writers Brian Burns and Ian Chamenko asked 400 The Fenway how they felt after last week’s midterm elections. Unfortunately, it seems our sampling tended to be, overall, a little less than… participatory. Haley Walinksy: I didn’t vote. But am I allowed to? I’m from Rhode Island. Richard Audet: […]


Written Up With Paul: Smoking Can be Made Safe Again

Something lit off a crime spree in the Fenway this fall (maybe the real culprit is anxiety, and ironically no one can enjoy their menthols on campus for relief.) Armed robberies of students hanging out after dark, veiled neither by their discretion or puffing smoke. Eventually, community alerts amount to as much as the Surgeon General’s warning, but […]

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Over the Rainbow with Brian Burns: MBTA Is a 4-Letter Word

I’m standing in the hallway of an apartment in Allston, wearing nothing but day-and-a-half-old boxer briefs, and I need to use the bathroom. It’s the last weekend before the new semester begins and I’d spent the night at a friend’s place after two bottles of wine and three failed attempts at pronouncing “uber.” Me, my […]


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