The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Masked men scare students

At least two people wearing costume masks were sighted on Boylston Street on Wednesday night.

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Little Building residents evacuated following alarm

“It basically just smelled like a microwave had blown up,” said Shelby Renjifo, a sophomore visual and media arts major was on the floor.

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Immigration advocacy hits the pavement

“I think it’s a very beautiful time because my story is about immigration and education,” Ernesto Osorio said on the phone, from a coffee shop in Denver. “I think in this moment, all problems with immigration is a big connection with education.”

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Emerson pre-college program points in write direction

“I had a group of friends who I could always show my poetry to, and they would always be cool listening to me, like an audience at home,” he said.

Week highlights issues of sexual violence

Four Emerson sophomores are renewing their efforts this year to take a stand against rape and sexual assault by continuing to build their community action group.

SGA talks student concerns, fitness center

The Student Government Association compiled a list of student life concerns—including student meeting space availability, student working hours, on-campus safety, and study abroad programs—on Tuesday to present to the Board of Trustees.

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No housing lottery for 2017 upperclassmen

Juniors and seniors will not be offered on-campus housing next fall.

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Alumnus talks political organizing at VP debate

Fleury, who graduated in 2009, began his fundraising career in fall 2007 when he was a junior political communications major.

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Bard prof speaks on angling LGBTQ+ conversations

Though Emerson prides itself as a leader on LGBTQ+ matters, some students learned on Thursday that national conversation on the subject may be hindering our progress.

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Journo students jump into mentorship roles

The Journalism Undergraduate Mentorship Program, commonly known as JUMP, pairs incoming journalism students with juniors and seniors in the department.

Students anticipate entrepreneurial summit

More than 100 Emerson students have been selected to attend the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit in Boston for free this fall. The Beacon spoke to some of the selected students.

SGA grants Emertainment funds, elects new officers

On Tuesday, the Student Government Association elected two new members and granted an appeal for funds that will enable Emertainment Monthly staff to attend New York Comic Con.

Seven stabbed near campus

Seven men were stabbed with broken bottles and knives. Two of the victims required surgery, the Boston Globe reported.

Crime Log as of Sep. 29

An update of crime on campus and in the area.