Only at Emerson. Only at Emerson could over 400 students and faculty members
be coerced into a Lady GaGa lip dub of such epic proportions. It is
equal parts complete unadulterated awesomeness and irrefutable cheese. (As an alum, I reserve the dubious right to make statements like that.)
It apparently took an entire day of filming, booty-shaking and
camera-mugging to make the (flawlessly executed, this is Emerson after all) GaGa montage, which
instantly went viral after they uploaded it to YouTube Wednesday night.
Oscar-nominated director and all-around bad-ass Lee Daniels dropped by the newly opened Paramount Theatre this
past Tuesday to talk to a group of Emerson students about walking the
road not taken, believing in your dreams, and loving your kids even if
they pop out straight ugly.As a speaker, Daniels proved to be
Via a clever hashtag on Twitter (conceived when Liebergott initially called the press conference and nobody knew what it was about) comes the news that Jackie Liebergott, president of Emerson College, will step down as of June 30, 2011. No successor has been named at this time.
As an Emerson alum, I find the situation difficult to assess.