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Emily is a Boston-based music and entertainment writer, having previously assumed the role of Editor-In-Chief of Tastemakers Magazine and contributed to Under The Gun Review, OurStage, and more.

Stories by Emily Cassel

Social planning
An Atheist’s Guide to the Holidays With Harvard’s Humanist Chaplain Greg M. Epstein
Social planning

For the last ten years, Greg M. Epstein has been the Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University. The role started simply – he was to mentor and work with the school’s atheist, agnostic, and humanist population – but since 2013, when the group opened a meeting space called the Humanist Hub, he’s found himself working with a much larger community that includes frequent visitors from as far away as New Hampshire and Vermont. More

A Beginner’s Guide to Finding Your Nerdy Niche in Time for Boston Comic Con 2014

Captain America has a great butt, but we’re still all pretty bummed that Laverne Cox isn’t playing Wonder Woman, and Loki is a bad guy despite his sympathetic qualities (plus he definitely stars in a lot of pretty wild fanfiction that my editor won’t let me link to). Until recently, that was the bulk of what I knew about comics. My scope was quite obviously limited to whatever fandoms managed to spill across my Tumblr dashboard. More