The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, April 18, 2015

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College launches mobile app, plans for improvement

Emerson released a new app called Emerson Mobile for both iOS and Android devices on April 3.

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Court to decide whether lawsuit should be dismissed

Jillian Doherty filed suit in September; Emerson is seeking to dismiss the case. The judge, after hearing arguments on Tuesday, said his determination will come in the following weeks.

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Emerson launches app for iOS and Android

The app allows users to see Emerson website highlights, search the directory, check availability of computer labs and laundry machines, reserve event space, and get push notifications for school closings and emergencies.

Nightclub in alley closes doors

The building, owned by Emerson, will be renovated to be a part of the new residence hall being built at 1-3 Boylston Place.

Documentary on campus sexual assault features former Emerson student

In a section of the movie about Greek life, former Emerson student Sarah Tedesco briefly appears in a montage with several other young women who describe being assaulted at fraternity events.

Griddler’s accepts ECCash

The recently-opened Griddler’s Burgers and Dogs now allows Emerson students to use their ECCash to buy their food.

Campus Crime Log, April 2

Tuesday Mar. 24: The Boston Fire Department and the Emerson College Police Department responded to Piano Row for a fire alarm. The fire alarm was caused by a student who had burnt food in a microwave oven.

SGA approves marketing org appeal

The Student Government Association approved an appeal from Emerson’s chapter of the American Marketing Association on March 31.

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Snapchat reveals Emerson geofilter

A recent update in the image messaging app Snapchat now allows users who are on Emerson’s Boston campus to visually show their location.

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New initiative aims to unite community against sexual violence

Violence Prevention and Response is launching a new initiative designed to promote on- and off-campus activities that bring awareness to sexual assault.

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Ludman to retire after nearly four decades at Emerson

Ronald Ludman, who has been Emerson’s dean of students for 33 years, will retire at the end of June, according to a campuswide email from President M. Lee Pelton.

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Students re-elect Solomon as SGA president, approve constitutional changes

In last week’s vote, Emily Solomon was re-elected as SGA president. Students also chose Gabriela Kula as the new vice president and approved an amendment to the SGA constitution.

Campus Crime Log, 3/26

A staff member reported camera equipment was stolen in the Paramount Center. An investigation showed the equipment was misplaced and not actually stolen.

Polling Society gauges public opinion on Clinton, athletics, Tsarnaev

Possible Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would soundly defeat Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren in a Democratic presidential primary held in the state, according to part of a recent Emerson College Polling Society poll conducted to gauge local opinion on political, athletic, and social issues.

SGA election outcome to be announced Friday

James Rowland, election chair of the Student Government Association, said he plans to announce the results of the SGA elections in several stages, starting on Friday, March 27.