The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Longtime trustee and Emerson alumna dies

Irma Mann Stearns had a profound dedication to Emerson—mentoring countless students and displaying every award and achievement she received from the college in her home.

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal for Feb. 6 to Feb. 19.

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Journalism grad runs for Virginia state office

Emerson alumnus and political candidate Chris Hurst hasn’t held public office before, but that hasn’t stopped him from acting as a public servant.

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Wapman remembered for loyalty and compassion

His family, with the assistance of affiliated faculty member Janeann Dill, is establishing the Miles Wapman Scholarship Fund in memory of the senior visual and media arts major.

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ECPD to carry overdose treatment drug

The Emerson College Police Department is planning to carry a life-saving opioid overdose treatment drug by early March in response to the national opioid epidemic.

SGA discusses campus climate review

Emerson’s director of intercultural affairs introduced a plan to the Student Government Association to bring students of different cultural backgrounds together to better assess the college’s campus culture next semester.

Rebranding initiative gets web resource

The college has created a platform for students to engage in Emerson’s transition to a new visual identity that will launch after this year.

College to drop Outlook for Gmail

Francis Frain, director of information technology infrastructure, said that this has been a planned switch for years.

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Emerson aims for environmental recognition

The college is drafting an application for Emerson to be featured in the Princeton Review’s Top 50 Green Colleges, a list of the most environmentally conscious institutions nationwide.

Patriots parade crowds campus

New England Patriots fans filled the streets Tuesday for the Super Bowl victory parade, which passed right in front of Emerson’s campus during class hours.

SGA talks concerns, elects two officers

The Student Government Association considered student concerns about career services, sustainability, and resources to present to the Board of Trustees. Gabriela Kula, executive vice president, mentioned difficulties students have finding jobs after graduation.