A man was arrested Monday night after allegedly attempting to set fire to the Grand Masonic Lodge of Massachusetts at the corner of Boylston and Tremont Streets.
Emerson has hired Melanie Matson as its new director of violence prevention and response/ sexual assault response advocate, according to Sylvia Spears, vice president of diversity and inclusion, and an email sent to the college community by President M. Lee Pelton. The advocate position was created after a federal gender discrimination complaint was filed against the college in October.
The national board of Sigma Alpha Epsilon outlawed pledging, a ban made effective on March 9. At Emerson's SAE, pledging continues, for now.
On March 15, two maintenance workers, two teachers, and four students will ride to Indianapolis aboard a 1997 Nissan Quest minivan, which will be fully wrapped in sticker sheets imprinted with their writing.
Ten students will have the opportunity to spend three weeks in Patmos, Greece as part of the new 2014 Summer Screenwriter’s Lab.
SGA approved two appeals to a marketing student organization and a fraternity, and members amended constitution.
The ProArts Consortium received a grant to develop its programs with six arts-focused colleges in Boston.
Andrew R. Colarusso pretended to be a college representative and interrupted classes to sell $10 tickets to Randolph Paintball. He was removed from campus property on Feb. 19.
Professor Richard West is a recipient of an internal award which will allow him to conduct a research project about the relationships same-sex parents have with their children’s public school systems.
This academic year, 26 seniors will be inducted into Emerson College’s Purple Key Leadership Society, a recognition for high academic and civic engagement achievement.
At Tuesday’s meeting, SGA allocated $16,540 to ERA and appointed a new GLBT commissioner.
Emerson students will have the opportunity to to live in another castle.
SGA is recommending the Board of Trustees to increase the Student Activities Fee by $20 per year.
The department of marketing communication will relocate from Walker Building's eighth and ninth floors to the newly renovated seventh floor.
Civic Seed, a game created by Emerson’s Engagement Game Lab and Tufts University’s Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, engages gamers to think about civic engagement and volunteering.