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Students Should Seek Balance of Solitude and Socialization

Gretchen Kuhsel | Posted 12.04.2014 | College
Gretchen Kuhsel

The key to achieving this solitude is to erase the stigma of being alone. I've learned to embrace the fact that just because I'm not surrounded by other people doesn't mean that I am necessarily lonely.

Tyler Kingkade

Rape Victim Forced Out Of College Due To School's Response, Lawsuit Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.12.2014 | College

Emerson College's handling of a student's sexual assault case caused so much stress that she landed in the hospital and eventually dropped out of scho...

The Religion With No Name: An Interview With Thomas Moore

Pythia Peay | Posted 03.23.2014 | Religion
Pythia Peay

Drawing from the well of his own inner sources, he offers a new vision of how seekers can fashion their own connection to the sacred out of the materials of ancient faiths and everyday life. This is the first in a three-part interview.

The Spirit of Now

Roger Housden | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion
Roger Housden

They are drawn to take the journey toward individuation rather than individualism, and for many, that journey is not just a progression toward a healthy ego--invaluable as that is in itself--but also an opening to the transcendent dimensions of human experience.

College Naming Communication School After Ron Burgundy

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | College

BOSTON (AP) — It's kind of a big deal that Emerson College is changing the name of its school of communication. The college in Boston will rename t...

Emerson Lays Out Response Plans To Federal Complaint

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2013 | College

Emerson College will launch an internal review of its response to sexual violence on campus after a group of students filed a federal complaint agains...

New Fall Preview: BCBG, Ralph Rucci, Emerson and More!

Nova Lorraine | Posted 07.15.2013 | Style
Nova Lorraine

At New York Fashion Week this past spring, designers gave us a preview of what will be trending and what must have items we should incorporate into our wardrobe for autumn 2013.

Fear Not

Irene Tanner | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Our minds operate somewhat like water filters that are designed to eliminate elements determined by the ego to be detrimental to its agenda.

How to Be Important After Graduation

Carl Safina | Posted 08.01.2012 | College
Carl Safina

Never chase money. You are not the product of four billion years of evolution just so you can own a cluttered garage. Make yourself someone rare and valuable -- then instead of chasing money, you'll find money chasing you

There Is Great Power to Be Found in Doing the Thing You Don't Want to Do

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

What "duty" might you perform today that would make you, as Mark Twain says, agreeable with yourself?

A Complete Life: Miss Fuller by April Bernard

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.27.2012 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

In Miss Fuller, April Bernard takes a speculative scalpel to the life of Margaret Fuller, offering a narrative of her experiences that shines a harsh and unbecoming light on the male transcendentalists.

You Know Far More Than You Know You Know!

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

When you read (or hear) something that finds deep resonance with your soul it's not because you are receiving anything new; you are remembering something that you already know at some level.

Blaze Your Own Trail!

Irene Tanner | Posted 02.25.2012 | Home
Irene Tanner

Picture this: I am 16 years old attending my first English 101 class at Women's College, University of North Carolina. Our professor is Elizabeth Bowe...

The Millennial Generation

Richard Geldard | Posted 11.27.2011 | Books
Richard Geldard

It is clear that this dynamic generation of young Americans will change America, and they'll do it in dramatic fashion. Those if us set in our ways will have to step aside, hold on and adjust.

The Surprising Task of Getting Your Child Ready for College

Tom Morris | Posted 08.23.2011 | College
Tom Morris

As a parent, you have a job this summer that's more important, and perhaps more complex, than you've yet come to appreciate. The main problem is that you don't know what you don't know.

Mark Twain's Language: "Bad" Words Then and Now

Hugh Rawson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Hugh Rawson

The text of Huckleberry Finn includes more than two hundred instances of the controversial word. But this doesn't say very much about the author himself.

Music and Joy

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

What lifts you up during difficult times? Is there something in your life that can reliably center you? And even more, do you have anything readily av...

Nell Painter's History of White People: It's Coming to an End

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christopher Lydon

Now that we are all supposed to have absorbed the genomics of it -- that "race" is a social concept, not a scientific one; a construction, not a fact -- she is asking: who invented "whiteness" as a human category?

Calling Back Your Spirit: Taking the 21 Day Challenge to Stop the Bullying

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

We need to learn, model, and teach whatever practice restores the Spirit of who we are, nipping self-criticism in the bud. We need to call back our own Greater Self, on a daily basis.

eRead Free Classics Courtesy Of Google

The New York Times | Mick Sussman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I recently read Emerson cover to cover, so to speak, on my iPhone's Kindle app -- a lesson both in Transcendentalism and the advantages of digitized l...

Why Do We Hate Good-Byes?

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

Our distaste for good-byes is a reminder of our unfathomable mutual dependence. An individual self cannot come into being, let alone endure, absent the recognition of others.