The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, December 14, 2017

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No tuition money spent on new building

“I would’ve been fine with that,” he said. “I think what Emerson is doing for the area is a good thing, and I support the college growing.”

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Tenure applications reach record high

“When you have to fight, even when you win, there’s repercussions,” Brown said. “Some of it is embarrassment, and some of it is anger and pain. And I know I went through it. I was angry for a long time. But I’m still here.”

SGA seeks to better Emerson's mobile app

The Student Government Association discussed ways to make the Emerson mobile app more relevant to students’ daily activities at their Tuesday meeting. The conversation came after  receiving an email from Emerson’s mobile app strategist asking how the app could meet students needs.

Lost in translation: cancelled Kasteel Well language program may launch in the spring

Low enrollment delayed a new intercultural language program at the Kasteel Well campus this semester, but the college will try to offer it again next spring.

RA application process drops group interview

“The group process was just a brutal nightmare for everyone,” Howell said. “Applicants going through the new process will have multiple chances to show who they are."

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Student veterans talk inclusion at panel event

“I won’t say I am a vet in class because I know certain people are going to assume things about me, my beliefs, who I am, and what I’ve done,” the Marine said.

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New building costs $24 million

“This building came along rather unexpectedly,” said Arthur Mombourquette, senior associate vice president for real estate. “It was a purchase of opportunity for us.”

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Union members struggle on college wages

John-Albert Moseley makes less than $50,000 a year. He used to live in Dorchester, but he and his husband were forced to move to Providence, Rhode Island because they could no longer afford to remain in Boston. Moseley’s husband receives disability payments, and this month, the two qualified for food stamps. Moseley is the program coordinator for the visual and media arts department at Emerson College.  

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Faculty assembly chair defends memo, claims misinterpretation

“He should not have been speaking for the faculty in his role as chair,” Colby said. “I know his letter started out by saying, ‘I’m only speaking as myself,’ but you don’t actually have that privilege when you’re the faculty assembly chair.”

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Ad-Hoc Committee meeting addresses protest demands

“Nobody needed to hear any more speeches,” Banks said. “A lot of people have been talking, but we need to work to find solutions now.”

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Emerson alumnus wins Virginia House seat

“He cares about making a difference, and he cares about making changes in this world, and especially [in] this country, that will make life better for Americans,” Giustina said.

Board of Advisors to champion departments, co-curriculars

“I like the word ‘Champion’ because it is both a noun and a verb,” he said. “You are the Champion but you are also championing the cause.”

Incident Journal

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