The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Former UMass student sues university

A former University of Massachusetts Amherst student is suing the institution, claiming he was wrongfully expelled and mistakenly found responsible in a sexual assault case, according to a Boston Globe report.

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Princeton Review: Emerson falls in LGBT friendly ranking, new heights for theater

The rankings are based on surveys of 130,000 students attending American colleges and universities and are part of the 2015 edition of the Princeton Review’s annual Best Colleges book series.

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Tap and Go becomes permanent

After a trial run this spring and a divided student survey, Emerson’s 24-7 security procedure, Tap and Go, has become permanent.

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Pelton unveils restructured sexual assault prevention, response program

For the first time, Emerson College has created a comprehensive sexual misconduct policy as part of a new program to reform the school's sexual assault prevention and response efforts.

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Student sues Emerson for mishandling sexual assault case

An Emerson College student who filed a federal Title IX complaint against the college last fall for mishandling her sexual assault case filed a federal lawsuit against Emerson and four school administrators.

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Alum launches traditional soda, with a twist

Want to enjoy a sweet drink without the guilt? Jon Allen, an Emerson alum, says he has a solution for you.

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With selfies and speeches, Emerson graduates class of 2014

Emerson awarded over 900 diplomas to the class of 2014 on May 11 at Boston University’s Agganis Arena.

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Fueled by cheers, Emerson students complete Boston Marathon

A number of Emerson students, including several who were injured in the bombings last year, took part in the 118th annual Boston Marathon.

The Commencement Show with Jay Leno

The graduating class of 2014 will have Jay Leno, a 1972 Emerson graduate and accomplished TV personality, as its commencement speaker during the undergraduate ceremony May 11.

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Students, faculty support Sodexo workers' unionization

On April 22, over a dozen food workers presented their efforts to unionize in the Little Building's lobby. Nearly 70 students showed up to rally in support.

Alcohol-infused ice cream venture wins E3

Senior Elizabeth Nash won E3's student pitches for her product idea Crème de Liqueur.

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First annual Spirit of Emerson Award held

The first annual Spirit of Emerson Award was presented by President M. Lee Pelton on Tuesday, April 22.

Public Safety Log - April 24, 2014

Emerson College Police Department's crime log, from April 15 to April 21.