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Monday, August 31, 2015

Campus Crime Log, April 16

The Emerson College Police Department and facilities management investigated a carbon monoxide alarm coming from the roof of the Little Building. The cause of the alarm was a malfunctioning carbon dioxide detector.

SGA discusses diversity in film and theater casting

The Student Government Association met with the chair of the performing arts department at its weekly meeting on April 14 as part of its larger academic initiative and discussed the issue of diversity in casting.


Event for prospective students marked by protest

As prospective students explored the college’s campus on April 10, they walked past current and former Emerson students advocating for education, transparency, and accountability regarding sexual assault on campus.


Students protest for higher minimum wage

Advocates for raising the national minimum wage to $15 marched in Boston on April 14, including several Emerson students, some of whom were part of the campus group Progressives and Radicals in Defense of Employees, or PRIDE.


Awards for teaching announced

Three professors were recently selected for Emerson’s teaching awards after being nominated by students and their colleagues.

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.