The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, November 18, 2017

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Fenway folks protest Emerson extension

"The college is meeting the request of Mayor free up housing for Boston residents." - Carole McFall

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Emerson College ushers in Good Samaritan Policy

“There is a standard of the Good Samaritan policy: you won’t get in trouble,” Erle said. “If you call for help, we want to commend that decision completely.”

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Paramount main stage renamed for ArtsEmerson founder

Despite the giant neon sign on Washington Street, the main stage inside the Paramount Center will soon bear a new name.

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EDC gets new facilities

This August, the EDC moved from the first floor of the Little Building to a leased space on Avery Street across from the Ritz-Carlton.

Crime Log

The Emerson College crime log for Sep. 1 - Sep. 15, 2016.

Libertarian VP candidate visits college

Hours after Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson stumbled through a question about Aleppo—a gaffe that drew national attention—his running mate William Weld defended him in a scheduled Q&A on campus with reporters and Emerson College students.

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LA part-time faculty ratifies union contract

Most of Emerson’s Los Angeles part-time faculty will receive a salary boost thanks to their recently-formed union’s new contract with the college, according to Jennifer Vandever, the interim president of the union.

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Polling Society survey shows Trump closing gap

The Emerson College Polling Society released results last Thursday from a national poll that showed Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in a close tie.

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Chipotle moves into City Place

The new Chipotle in City Place, just steps away from Boloco, opened June 30. This new location is one of seven within a two-mile radius of the college, according to Chipotle's website.

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The Dogtor is in: ECAPS gets therapy dog

Rudy, the newest four-legged member of Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS), has proved that this unusual approach may be just what students need to feel safe, according to owner Annelle Kallman, one of Emerson’s clinical social workers and substance abuse counselors.

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College looks to fill Colonial Theatre

The Board of Trustees is reviewing bids from various performing arts organizations interested in providing programming to the Colonial Theatre, President M. Lee Pelton said.

New majors welcome comedy and commerce

“Unlike some of the other courses—where you sit in class and hear a lecture—we wanted these courses to have more hands-on, experiential learning,” Reeb said

Emerson falls in Princeton Review rankings

Of the 62 lists included in the study, the college lost rank in each of the six categories it qualified for this year, including the top spot in “LGBTQ-Friendly,” now claimed by Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY.

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VP leaves college for consulting career

Andrew Tiedemann, vice president for marketing and communication, resigned September 1 to pursue work in consulting management—and he’s taking his famous iPad with him.

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Little Building renovations oust student spaces

While this year’s renovations shouldn’t disrupt student residential life, the building’s dorms and dining hall will close over the summer of 2017 with prospects to reopen with updates fall 2019.