The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, November 26, 2015


New Title IX Investigator to bring professionalism

Emerson’s new full-time Title IX Investigator Pamela Ring said she is excited to work with students who are interested in issues of gender equality.


Groundbreaking ceremony held for new residence hall

A groundbreaking event for Emerson’s new residence hall took place at 2 Boylston Pl. last Thursday. The new dorm is expected to host 380 students.

LA faculty union requests denied by administration

The college denied a request by certain part­​-time faculty members of the Los Angeles program to recognize the Affiliated Faculty of Emerson College, American Association of University Professors (AFEC­​AAUP), as the representative of adjunct faculty on the Los Angeles campus.

Overseers discuss student issues with SGA

Donna Heiland, vice president and special assistant to the president, and Board of Overseers members Eric Alexander and Donald Spetner appeared at this week’s Student Government Association meeting to discuss the actions of the board in the past few months.

Full-time Title IX Investigator hired

Pamela White, associate vice president for Title IX and Clery Act coordinator, announced the hiring of full-time Title IX Investigator Pamela Ring last week in an email to the Emerson community.

Crime Log 10/29

This week's crime log.

Overseers connect with students through panels and classes

The Board of Overseers hosted an event on Tuesday to provide professional mentorship for students and allow board members to gain a better understanding of the college.

Request to dismiss Title IX case denied by court

On Friday, a federal judge denied Emerson’s request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Jillian Doherty, a former student who alleges the college mishandled her rape case.


Marketing students tweet for Captain America's attention

An Emerson class is running a social media campaign to bring a major celebrity to campus.  The goal of #EvanstoEmerson is to get Chris Evans, actor and Boston native, to speak on Nov. 12 for Mental Health Wellness Week.


Engagement Lab managing director runs for local office

Mariko Davidson, managing director of Emerson’s Engagement Lab, is running as a first-time candidate for a seat on the Cambridge City Council. There are nine open positions and 23 candidates running in the election on Nov. 3.


New media suite for journalism department

The journalism department is almost finished building a high-tech media suite on the sixth floor of the Walker Building according to Paul Niwa, chair of the department.

Crime Log 10/22

This week's crime log.

New members and appeals in SGA

Emerson’s chapter of Active Minds received funds for a trip to a national conference from the Student Government Association on Oct. 20.

ArtsEmerson creative director awarded Person of the Year

Polly Carl, creative director of ArtsEmerson, has been named Person of the Year by the National Theatre Conference.

Mid-semester safety checks administered in dorms

Student dorm rooms were inspected for health and safety last week by resident assistants, a procedure that usually does not happen until residence halls close for Thanksgiving.