Emerson College will hire a sexual assault prevention and response advocate in mid-January, according to Robert Amelio, director of diversity education and human relations. This is a new professional position created this semester in response to student complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights asserting that the school’s handling of sexual assaults violated Title IX, the federal gender equality law.
Sodexo is taking its first renovation steps in the dining hall, the Little Building Convenience Store — better known as the C-Store — and the Max Café, located in Piano Row. The projects will be completed by the end of winter break, according to Steve Canario, Emerson’s director of dining services.
The Student Government Association met on Tuesday, Dec. 3 to workshop an initiative about finding ethical clothing providers for the college’s bookstore. Lindsay Geller, the sustainability commissioner, and Sarah Tedesco, the service learning commissioner, are leading the proposal.