The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Faculty assembly votes to assert values

Faculty members at Tuesday’s Faculty Assembly meeting learned that the make-up day for last month’s snow day will be moved from a Saturday in April to the last weekend in March.

SGA funds EVVY Awards, Flawless Brown

The show will have VDA design the set this year instead of students because the current students are not prepared enough to build it.

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New dorm to showcase social spaces

The new residence hall at 2 Boylston Pl. is nearing completion after nearly two years of construction.

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Campus conservatives feel discourse is diminished

“I have found that the notion of embracing difference is not universally shared by my colleagues,” West said. “We are inferring that our conservative students are not welcomed on our campus.”

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Admin offer a friendly ear with new program

“This particular program provides a slightly different niche for people providing support to members of the community who are making sense of identity, not necessarily in the context of a conflict, but who are just making sense of what it means to live and be in the world and be of a certain or particular identity,” Spears said.

Longtime trustee and Emerson alumna dies

Irma Mann Stearns had a profound dedication to Emerson—mentoring countless students and displaying every award and achievement she received from the college in her home.

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal for Feb. 6 to Feb. 19.

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Journalism grad runs for Virginia state office

Emerson alumnus and political candidate Chris Hurst hasn’t held public office before, but that hasn’t stopped him from acting as a public servant.

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Wapman remembered for loyalty and compassion

His family, with the assistance of affiliated faculty member Janeann Dill, is establishing the Miles Wapman Scholarship Fund in memory of the senior visual and media arts major.

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ECPD to carry overdose treatment drug

The Emerson College Police Department is planning to carry a life-saving opioid overdose treatment drug by early March in response to the national opioid epidemic.

SGA discusses campus climate review

Emerson’s director of intercultural affairs introduced a plan to the Student Government Association to bring students of different cultural backgrounds together to better assess the college’s campus culture next semester.

Rebranding initiative gets web resource

The college has created a platform for students to engage in Emerson’s transition to a new visual identity that will launch after this year.

College to drop Outlook for Gmail

Francis Frain, director of information technology infrastructure, said that this has been a planned switch for years.