The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Students dissatisfied with senior marketing courses

Just weeks before walking across the stage at commencement, Lia Brouillard, a senior marketing communication major, said she values the knowledge she’s gained from studying at Emerson. She said, however, that her program does have its shortcomings.

Community members walk for survivors of sexual assault

Members of the Emerson community participated in the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center’s Walk for Change last Sunday, raising over $200 in registration fees, according to Melanie Matson, director of the office of Violence Prevention and Response.

SGA addresses diversity and course offerings for academic initiative

The Student Government Association revised the 2015-2016 academic initiative to include increased diversity in curriculum, and broader course offerings at last Thursday’s meeting.

Petition created in response to cancellation of ELA Acting class

Students and alumni in the college’s performing arts community have created a petition to voice their displeasure with Emerson Los Angeles’s choice to stop offering The Business of Acting class for the fall semester.

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Annual tuition rise reflects higher rate of increase

Emerson has announced its annual tuition and room and board increase, another peg in the decades-long surge beyond national norms.

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First ever TEDxEmersonCollege event held last weekend

Members of the Emerson community were de-coding transphobia, advocating for ergonomic education, and giving a voice to black visibility last weekend at TEDxEmersonCollege.

SGA grants appeals to em Mag, CPLA, and Emertainment Monthly

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Student Government Association granted appeals for two organizations: the Communication, Politics, and Law Association, and Emertainment Monthly.

TEDx to talk trans spaces and gay porn

From the visibility of the transgender community to why women watch gay male porn, TEDxEmersonCollege will feature six speeches from the Emerson community, according to Christina Safford, the event’s speaker coordinator and sophomore political communications major.

Journalism department to give students laptops

The journalism department will issue computers loaded with video editing and other software to incoming freshmen this fall, according to Paul Niwa, associate professor and chair.

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Rosas remembered for clever comedy and authenticity

Last spring, Ishmael Rosas performed stand-up at The Hideout, a bar in Faneuil Hall. He and his friend, fellow Emerson student Natalie Torres, had signed up for the open mic after participating in similar events on campus.

Health Communication master program suspended

Emerson will not be admitting a class of health communication graduate students for the 2016-17 academic year, according to Jan Roberts-Breslin, interim dean of graduate and professional studies.

New fraternity and sorority organizations look to join campus

Two pairs of students are looking to create new organizations under Fraternity and Sorority Life. One is a social sorority, and the other is a film fraternity.

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Crane installed at construction site for new dorm

A crane was installed last weekend at the site for the new 2 Boylston Pl. residence hall, according to Margaret Ings, associate vice president for government and community relations.