The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson seeks dismissal of former student's lawsuit

Emerson College and four school administrators filed a motion today to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a former student who claims the school mishandled her sexual assault case. A memorandum filed with the motion states that even if the lawsuit’s allegations were true, they “do not establish that the Defendants violated any law.”
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Feature

Travels with Benoit: Promos and production prompt crisscrossing summer

A bestselling nonfiction writer, Denizet-Lewis’ honest and inquisitive pieces about weighty issues like identity, religion, and addiction have recently propelled him to national renown.
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Arts

Wandering Wild

Paul Turano was at the site of Henry David Thoreau’s cabin at Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, when the Emerson professor noticed something that would inspire a seven-year long project: a pile of rocks. On the rocks were inspirational quotes and comments inspired by Thoreau’s ideas.
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Lifestyle

Art of impermanence: Student makes evanescent Expo works

"I think the fact that it can't and won't last makes it special." -Ben Patterson, sophomore writing, literature, and publishing
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Sports

Coyne shines on offense for Lady Lions

Over the summer, Mollie Coyne’s mother asked her what her goals were for the upcoming school year. “I told her I wanted to score 20 goals,” said Coyne,
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Opinion

Emerson bites off less than it can chew

Emerson’s dining hall options expose the college’s fundamental misunderstanding of the food needs of its students.

News

Emerson seeks dismissal of former student's lawsuit
Emerson College and four school administrators filed a motion today to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a former student who claims the school mishandled her sexual assault case. A memorandum filed with the motion states that even if the lawsuit’s allegations were true, they “do not establish that the Defendants violated any law.”

Arts

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Wandering Wild
Paul Turano was at the site of Henry David Thoreau’s cabin at Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, when the Emerson professor noticed something that would inspire a seven-year long project: a pile of rocks. On the rocks were inspirational quotes and comments inspired by Thoreau’s ideas.

Opinion

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Emerson bites off less than it can chew
Emerson’s dining hall options expose the college’s fundamental misunderstanding of the food needs of its students.

Lifestyle

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After 51 years of teaching, Hollingworth feels ‘wiser than ever’
"I'm terribly paternalistic and I love my students and live through them vicariously." -J.E. "Ted" Hollingworth, communcations professor

Sports

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New ordinance old news for Emerson
Emerson College said it won't be affected by the new NCAA concussion ordinance because it already had such protocols in place.