The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Two backpacks left at finish line

Exactly one year after two backpacks filled with pressure cooker bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, two backpacks were again left unattended near the finish line.

Discarded clothes focus of green project

Emerson's sustainability coordinator, OHRL, and Earth Emerson have created a plan to donate all clothing left in the residence halls to Community Recycling.

Public Safety Log - April 17, 2014

Emerson College Police Department's crime log from April 8 - 14.

Program offers DH study space into early morning

The All-Nighters Club is a new program co-sponsored by the Iwasaki Library and Emerson Business Services to open the Little Building Dining Hall that runs from 1-6 a.m.

EVVY Awards nominations announced

Nominations for the 33rd annual EVVY Awards, an annual show recognizing student work, were released on Wednesday via the organization’s website.

CSD professor gets $1.5M for autism research

A $1.5 million, four-year grant awarded to Ruth Grossman, an assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, will fund a new lab specifically for autism research.

Recyclemania results

Emerson placed 113th out of 256 in the annual Recyclemania competition and increased its recycling rate to 30 percent from 17 percent last year.

Professor awarded Pulitzer

Megan Marshall, a writing, literature, and publishing professor, won a Pulitzer Prize for biography.

BU sophomore found dead in dorm

A Boston University sophomore was found dead in his dorm room Monday morning, according to The Boston Globe.

SGA grants Acappellics Anonymous and Atlas Magazine appeal money

SGA unanimously approved $148.82 and $2,596 appeals for Acappellics Anonymous and Atlas Magazine, respectively.

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Students will run Boston Marathon as bandits, again

Unregistered runners — or bandits — are a part of the Boston Marathon’s history, and a common way for Emerson runners to participate in the 26.2-mile feat.

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After 2 decline, Solomon elected SGA president

Emily Solomon will be the SGA’s president for the upcoming school year after receiving 12 votes, out of 112 total, in the election two weeks ago.

Elected candidate for SGA president declines seat

Navidra Hardin received the most write-in votes for the SGA executive president seat, but he told the Beacon he won’t be accepting his presidency because of an internship.

Harvard student dies after falling from building

A sophomore at Harvard University died on Monday at Massachusetts General Hospital from injuries sustained after falling from a building near the New England Aquarium on Sunday.

Women’s Leadership Summit

Over 100 Emerson students, faculty, and staff have posed with a sign that reads, “I’m with a feminist,” for a week-long photo campaign hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.