The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Fenway development protesters pursue halt

Fenway residents are petitioning against Emerson’s plan to create a residence hall in the neighborhood, urging Boston housing leaders to deny a portion of the college’s request.

SGA recognizes new orgs

In their most recent meeting, the Student Government Association funded a variety of organizations to help them produce scripts, music, and virtual reality.

International students raise concerns over election

The day after Donald Trump was elected, two prospective international students withdrew their applications from Emerson College, one from Latin America and the other from New Zealand, Associate Director of Admissions Camille Bouknight said.

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Man stabbed on Boylston

Blood splattered the sidewalk in front of Einstein Bros. Bagels Sunday night after the third stabbing incident to occur near Emerson’s campus this semester, according to Emerson College Police Department.

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Racist posters rile community

Seven white nationalist propaganda posters were found on campus Monday, according to an email to the Emerson community sent by President M. Lee Pelton the next day.

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Boston students participate in classroom walkout

Emerson students participated in a walkout Monday organized by members of the Boston Public School system to urge Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Martin J. Walsh to protect interests they feel will be threatened by the Trump administration.

Bookstore announces renovations and partial move

Part of the Emerson College Bookstore is scheduled to relocate on Dec. 5, to a new location in the Tufte Performance and Production Center.

Crime Log

The Crime Log for Nov. 15 to Nov. 25.

SGA funds Freakin' Beakin print issue

One of Emerson’s satirical news organizations, Hyena Comedy, will print an issue of the Freakin’ Beakin for the first time since 2014, thanks to almost $250 in Student Government Association funding.

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Emerson Buddy System takes off

“It’s showing so much about our community and how much we want to care for each other and support each other, even if it is just walking,” Clark said.

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New org to practice public relations

One senior is leading the effort to create a public relations, marketing, and event planning organization next semester.

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Faculty approves sanctuary campus proposal

The college’s faculty voted to declare Emerson a sanctuary campus for undocumented immigrants in last week’s faculty assembly.

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Class aims to improve Boylston-Tremont intersection

Three students started an online petition to add five seconds to the crossing as part of their Civic Art and Design Studio course taught by assistant professor Catherine D’Ignazio.