The Berkeley Beacon

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Freshman journalism majors lack tech resources

“It’s just so stupid that they’re telling us an iPhone can work just as well as a nice camera would,” she said. “It’s an obstacle for me in my classes.” 

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.

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Admissions interns work toward undergraduate inclusivity

The Undergraduate Admission Office’s new Diversity Outreach Interns worked on recruiting more students of color to the college through outreach to local and national communities this semester.

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Search for assistant dean of campus life nears end

The search for an assistant dean for campus life has been narrowed to three candidates, with a final decision expected from Associate Dean for Campus Life Erik Muurisepp this week.

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Journalism curriculum refocuses on student skills

The journalism department tested out a new curriculum focused on student needs and industry expectations this semester.

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Union staff claims college stalling negotiations

“In spite of stalling tactics… we’re not going to get discouraged,” Pierre Huberson, audio post production supervisor for Television, Radio, and Film and another member of the bargaining committee, said.

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Students march against fascism in counter protest

Emerson students marched in small groups in the “Fight Supremacy 2.0” protest against the “Rally for the Republic” gathering in Boston Common on Saturday, Nov. 18, at noon.

Pelton addresses college's diversity shortcomings in letter

“All of us—administrators, faculty, staff and, of course, the president—must commit ourselves to redouble our efforts and quicken the pace of change at Emerson,” Pelton wrote.

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.

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ECPD lacks gender diversity

This year, two of the 28 people employed in the Emerson College Police Department are women. The department employed just one woman last year and has gone without women in the past.

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Lowrie steps down as faculty assembly chair following vote

Anthony Lowrie stepped down from his position as faculty assembly chair after widespread backlash from a faculty-wide email he sent out following the #ThisIsEmerson protest. Associate journalism professor Tim Riley will serve as temporary chair until the body votes to fill the position in January.

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Heating timer resolved Hemenway temperature problem

“We weren’t given really clear instructions on how to use our radiators, and I was staring at it for a good 30 minutes because I was freezing in my room,” she said.