WERS, Emerson’s student-run public radio station, will hire its first professional full-time host in its 67-year history. The host will assist student disc jockeys during the weekday morning show, said General Manager Jack Casey.
Former Elections Commissioner Kassandra King resigned Tuesday, March 12 at the Student Government Association joint session, and was immediately replaced by freshman Jasmine Reyes.
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning (LGBTQ) Commissioner Navidra Hardin passed his first initiative at the Student Government Association meeting Tuesday.
After assessments of the department, the Office of Financial Affairs has hired two new staff members, according to Maureen Murphy, vice president for administration and finance, who announced the hirings in an email to the Emerson community.
New meal plan options will likely be available to students as early as next semester as the college works to respond to student feedback about dining services.
Write-in candidate Megan Kay has been named the new visual and media arts senator, beating balloted candidate Benjamin Stoll by 11 votes to four.
Acappellics Anonymous was granted $1,549.00 by the Student Government Association on Tuesday to finish producing its debut album.
Members of the Phi Alpha Tau fraternity at Emerson helped raise funds for new brother Donnie Collins’ female-to-male top surgery, a procedure that will remove breast tissue and flatten his chest.
Willie Burnley, a freshman writing, literature and publishing major, wrote an essay for online Isis Magazine — an Emerson publication — titled “The Race Problem at Emerson,” sparking impassioned arguments in the post’s comment section and other forms of social media.
CNN anchor Don Lemon urged students on Tuesday to view their differences — such as race, gender, and sexuality — not as impediments, but as motivation to succeed.
On this week's Beacon Beat: Graffiti incidents continue on campus, an Emerson alum starts an entertainment website, the women's basketball team falls short against Suffolk, and experimental filmmaker Peter Rose showcases his work.
Five Emerson students led by Gregory Payne, associate professor of communication studies, will embark on a trip to Kazakhstan at the end of the month for a study in international communications and public diplomacy.
For the first time in its four-year history, the Washington, D.C. Program has garnered interest from students of every major, according to Richard West, the director of the program.
In the past two weeks, four Emerson buildings have been defaced by graffiti that college administrators have described as discriminatory and racially offensive. Officials have informed the community about the crimes, stating they have had a detrimental effect on the campus atmosphere.
On Friday, 10 Emerson students gathered in the lobby of the Little Building at 3 a.m. before venturing through the cold and dark streets to Faneuil Hall, according to Christian Bergren-Aragon. Wearing a suit and carrying a Red Bull, the sophomore journalism major said he was ready to see his dream of being on NBC’s morning program come to fruition.