The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Trustee, alum dies after lifetime of service to deaf community, college

Helen Carlotta Rose, an Emerson trustee emerita and 1938 graduate, died at her Palm Beach, Fla. home on March 23.

Emerson grads, producers of Hollow win Peabody

Hollow, the documentary produced by Emerson graduates Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Jeff Soyk, won the prestigious Peabody Award, which recognizes excellence in storytelling.

Public Safety Log - April 10, 2014

Emerson College Police Department's crime log from April 1 to April 8.

SGA will present proposal to reform Sodexo’s dining services

The Student Government Association unanimously approved an initiative asking the Emerson administration to improve dining services.

Fashion and lifestyle magazine granted appeal money for printing

em Magazine received $6,010.54 in an appeal from SGA to cover printing costs for its spring issue.

Business courses double for fall

The college has doubled the number of courses available for business studies and entrepreneurial studies minors for next semester, reflecting an increased student interest in those courses.


Speaker draws connections between drug use, immigration, and violence

Ruben Garcia, a native of El Paso, spoke at the college and told an audience of 50 community members, “I’m here to say the blood that’s being shed in Mexico is partly started right here in Boston among Emerson students.”


Arun Gandhi plants message of compassion

Arun Gandhi, a 79-year-old South African native and grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, talked to an audience of over 160 community members on April 7.


Boston Strong raises $1 million, launches new tee

The Boston Strong T-shirt campaign reached the $1 million mark April 7 with the help of a new limited edition black and white tee launched April 1.


Students talk VMA department request

Only three students showed up to a town hall meeting April 8 that the visual and media arts department organized to discuss its request to have students in the major attend film screenings and gallery exhibits.

Emerson feeling blue

Emerson relinquished its ubiquitous purple and gold for a day, instead decking itself in blue to support World Autism Day.

Iwasaki hosted youth essay contest

Emerson College hosted the What’s My Dream showcase on April 2, featuring youth finalists from the Bird Street Community Center’s essay contest.

LA Times assesses ELA

Christopher Hawthorne, The Los Angeles Times’ architecture critic, gave the building high marks.


Student will compensate damages from LB flood

The sophomore responsible for knocking off the top of a fire sprinkler in the Little Building, causing water damage to dozens of dorm rooms, will have to compensate residents for their damaged property.

Public Safety Log - April 03, 2014

Emerson College Police Department's crime log from March 25 to March 31.