The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, May 22, 2015

SGA discusses noise issue during construction

At the Student Government Association meeting on Tuesday, Emerson administrators said upcoming construction projects will try to avoid noisy work at early hours.

SGA hears results of campus climate survey

Sixty percent of students are satisfied with Emerson’s overall climate, according to results from a campuswide survey that administrators discussed at the Student Government Association meeting on Tuesday.

Emerson community loses sophomore student

Lilly Kate Christopher, a sophomore journalism major, passed away on April 6.


Demonstration planned for Picture Yourself day

When dozens of prospective students and their families visit campus April 10 for Picture Yourself at Emerson, an all-day event for accepted students to learn more about the school, they may learn more than they bargained for.

Campus Crime Log, 4/9

The Emerson College Police Department and facilities management investigated a report of a student trapped inside an elevator in the Little Building. After facilities management was unable to free the student, an elevator contractor was notified to help.

Vice president for enrollment candidate visits college

James O’Hara, one of Emerson’s candidates to fill the open position of vice president of enrollment management, visited the college on April 2 and 3 to hold an open forum and to meet and speak with students, faculty, and administrators.


Student wins prizes in "The Price Is Right"

Last month, senior Tyler Salomon got in line at 9 a.m. to watch the filming of The Price is Right. Just a few hours later, he found himself winning an exercise bicycle, a collection of Kate Spade accessories, and a 3D television, in an episode that aired just last week.


PRIDE rallies for food workers' rights

About 50 students and members of Emerson Progressives and Radicals in Defense of Employees flooded the dining hall during the 6 p.m. dinner rush on April 6 to show support for Sodexo employees undergoing union contract negotiations for higher pay.


College launches mobile app, plans for improvement

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


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.


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.