The Berkeley Beacon

College responds to Dateline episode featuring former students

In an email to the Emerson community, President M. Lee Pelton responded to the NBC Dateline episode on campus sexual assault that featured the stories of two former Emerson students.
Sports Baseball

Baseball team finds new coach in former pro

Former independent league player Jerod Edmondson will take over as Emerson baseball’s head coach, according to a post on the team’s Facebook page, announced in late June.
News Rebranding initiative

Emerson students seen as offbeat and ambitious, research says

Research conducted for the college’s rebranding initiative found that Emerson students are “quirky and driven” and that some alumni are unimpressed by the popular “Emerson Mafia” moniker.
Opinion

After 100 issues, an editor says farewell

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Articles are more than archives: They transport stories, the triumphs and tears of real people affected in real ways.
News #IAmEmerson? Protest

Faculty responds to students’ call for cultural competency education

A motion to create a committee to address concerns about cultural competency at Emerson was unanimously approved at a special Faculty Assembly meeting on May 5.
Beyond

2014–2015: A school year in review

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A look back at the news and trends that shaped this school year.

Arts

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Sitcom in session
“Natalia had the idea to do a show about resident advisors, so she called me,” Reid, 31, said in a phone interview. “I will just say there are some more shocking elements from the pilot that were inspired by things I actually had to deal with, and I did not deal with them as gracefully as the RAs in the show do.”

Opinion

Letter from Emerson professors to students
In a letter addressed to students, 108 professors pledged to “move from conversation to effective action in the fight against racism at Emerson.”

Sports

Baseball team finds new coach in former pro
Former independent league player Jerod Edmondson will take over as Emerson baseball’s head coach, according to a post on the team’s Facebook page, announced in late June.