The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal for March 13 to March 19.

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All SGA candidates running unopposed

The only students running for any position in the Student Government Association elections this year—excluding potential write-ins—are unopposed, largely current members.

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Drawing the line: Campus divides over free speech debate

About 100 students gathered in the Bill Bordy Theater Wednesday night for Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests’ event “Who Has The Right To Speak?” to discuss the boundaries between free speech and hate speech—the crux of much of the conflict between liberals and conservatives at Emerson.

Alumna makes Massachusetts Supreme Court

Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice Margot Botsford stepped down Wednesday, making space for her replacement, Emerson College alumna Elspeth “Ellie” Cypher.

Students, staff volunteer for A Day Without a Woman demonstrations

Emerson students and staff involved in the college’s Alternative Spring Break Program volunteered with local organizations in Boston and El Paso last Wednesday to support A Day Without a Woman rallies in honor of International Women’s Day.

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal for Feb. 27 to March 12.

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal for Feb. 20 to Feb. 25.

Faculty assembly votes to assert values

Faculty members at Tuesday’s Faculty Assembly meeting learned that the make-up day for last month’s snow day will be moved from a Saturday in April to the last weekend in March.

SGA funds EVVY Awards, Flawless Brown

The show will have VDA design the set this year instead of students because the current students are not prepared enough to build it.

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New dorm to showcase social spaces

The new residence hall at 2 Boylston Pl. is nearing completion after nearly two years of construction.

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Campus conservatives feel discourse is diminished

“I have found that the notion of embracing difference is not universally shared by my colleagues,” West said. “We are inferring that our conservative students are not welcomed on our campus.”

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Admin offer a friendly ear with new program

“This particular program provides a slightly different niche for people providing support to members of the community who are making sense of identity, not necessarily in the context of a conflict, but who are just making sense of what it means to live and be in the world and be of a certain or particular identity,” Spears said.