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The picture to prove it

By en McCanna I have affixed a pink residency sticker over the photograph on my student identification. It has been there since fall semester. Why I didn’t think to do it sooner baffles me. You see, the image on my identification card is a silly one. So silly in fact, that the ARAmark employees could not...

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Malatesta moves forward: Social sciences professor explores new horizons

By Travis Small  Bert Malatesta, an associate professor of Humanities and Social Sciences, has announced his early retirement from Emerson College. Malatesta, who first joined Emerson in 1971, plans on leaving the College this September. According to Malatesta, after teaching for 35 years he has just had enough. “I really think teaching is a noble...

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Move to 120 Boylston completed

By Marie Schult  Several Emerson offices have moved into leased space at the Walker Building at 120 Boylston St. These offices include Athletics, Human Resources, the Emerson Mailroom, Ploughshares, the Emerson Computer Store, Auxiliary Services, Facilities Management and TV, Radio and Film Production. These moves are being done in conjunction with offices moving from 180...

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New immigration law concerns foreign students

By Sungho Park  In November, 1996, Myungsoo Kim, an international student at Emerson College, could not attend his brother’s wedding in Korea. “At that time, my F-1 visa was expired, so I couldn’t get back,” Kim said. “I still feel sorry about that.” He said that if he had known more about the immigration law,...

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Peters honored by MTS

By Sonya M. Cosentini  Tony award-winning performer Bernadette Peters was presented with the Musical Theatre Society Award of Distinction in Musical Theatre following the opening night performance of “Fame: The Musical” last night. “I’m very, very honored tonight because I never went to college so this is like my diploma,” Peters said upon receiving the...

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April Preview breaks records

By Carrie Horan & Leslie Davis  The number of participants at last week’s April Preview, an open house for prospective students, doubled from last year to about 200, the largest number ever in attendance. “We’re welcoming about 500 people (180-200 in students) over the next two days,” Lu Rodriguez, main coordinator of April Preview, said...

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Fall gym fees set

by Sonya M. Cosentini & Leslie Davis Beginning next semester, the Emerson Fitness Center will charge students $125 per semester, amounting to $31.25 a month. Students will be mailed brochures over the summer which will give them the option of signing up for the gym. The fee will be charged to student accounts and, according...

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Students race in marathon

By Torunn Hansen-Tangen/Beacon Staff Forget about the times you made it to the T-station in less than a minute or all the times you rushed into the classroom just as your professor was about to mark you absent. It feels good to have made it, but nothing can compare to the feeling you get after running...