The Berkeley Beacon


Emerson and 16 Boston universities walk out in solidarity with Mizzou

Emerson students joined participants from 16 other Boston-area universities in a protest on Monday to stand in solidarity with students of color at University of Missouri, Yale University, and Howard University and to pursue justice for students of color in Massachusetts schools.

Athletics uses an array of recruiting approaches

Emerson coaches travel from coast to coast and tournament to tournament in search of the talent that will comprise their next recruiting class. But it’s not just athletic talent they’re after.

Committee formed to make decisions on Colonial

An ad hoc task force within the Board of Trustees will review several options for the future of Emerson’s Colonial Theatre and the relocation of the dining hall during the renovation of the Little Building. A final decision is expected to be made on both issues by March 2016.

Engagement Lab received grant to mobilize civic game

The Engagement Lab, an applied research facility at Emerson, received $35,000 on Nov. 3 from the Knight Foundation to develop a mobile application for @Stake, a table-top debate card game created almost two years ago.

Being more free about that monthly bleed

It doesn’t matter whether you menstruate or not...this is something we can all benefit from understanding.

Panel discusses political correctness and comedy culture

Panelists discussed a wide range of topics and people, including racism in stand-up comedy, Bill Maher and Sarah Silverman, the television shows “Fresh Off the Boat” and “Black-ish,” and Emerson alum Norman Lear, ‘44.


Rebranding survey released
A survey for Emerson’s rebranding initiative was released on Nov. 12 for students, staff, faculty, and alumni to include their voices in Emerson’s new narrative identity, including a new logo and website.


Silversonic showcase expands to three days, invites alums
The Silversonic music video festival is bigger than ever, expanding to a full three-day extravaganza.