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Friday, February 5, 2016

SGA grants EBONI funds to host Black History Month

Members of Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests appealed for and received $9,029.45 at Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting.

Polling Society publishes local, national results on presidential race

The Emerson College Polling Society has released data that shows Donald Trump has a sizeable lead in Massachusetts, and that Hillary Clinton is pulling ahead of Bernie Sanders.

Class produces news packages to air on WERS

WERS will soon broadcast 90-second news packages produced by journalism students.

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Trustees, Faculty Assembly discuss Colonial's future

The Board of Trustees, who will make the decision regarding the future of Emerson’s Colonial Theatre, met last Wednesday to discuss options for the building.

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Campus prepares for flu season

With flu season well underway, Jane Powers, the director of the Center for Health and Wellness, said Emerson students still aren’t slowing down long enough to even get a shot.

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New weekend vegan options in dining hall

Now anyone can head down to the dining hall and be vegan on the weekend.

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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.

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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.

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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.