The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

SGA talks student concerns, fitness center

The Student Government Association compiled a list of student life concerns—including student meeting space availability, student working hours, on-campus safety, and study abroad programs—on Tuesday to present to the Board of Trustees.

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No housing lottery for 2017 upperclassmen

Juniors and seniors will not be offered on-campus housing next fall.

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Alumnus talks political organizing at VP debate

Fleury, who graduated in 2009, began his fundraising career in fall 2007 when he was a junior political communications major.

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Bard prof speaks on angling LGBTQ+ conversations

Though Emerson prides itself as a leader on LGBTQ+ matters, some students learned on Thursday that national conversation on the subject may be hindering our progress.

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Journo students jump into mentorship roles

The Journalism Undergraduate Mentorship Program, commonly known as JUMP, pairs incoming journalism students with juniors and seniors in the department.

Students anticipate entrepreneurial summit

More than 100 Emerson students have been selected to attend the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit in Boston for free this fall. The Beacon spoke to some of the selected students.

SGA grants Emertainment funds, elects new officers

On Tuesday, the Student Government Association elected two new members and granted an appeal for funds that will enable Emertainment Monthly staff to attend New York Comic Con.

Seven stabbed near campus

Seven men were stabbed with broken bottles and knives. Two of the victims required surgery, the Boston Globe reported.

Crime Log as of Sep. 29

An update of crime on campus and in the area.

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Fenway folks protest Emerson extension

"The college is meeting the request of Mayor Walsh...to free up housing for Boston residents." - Carole McFall

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Emerson College ushers in Good Samaritan Policy

“There is a standard of the Good Samaritan policy: you won’t get in trouble,” Erle said. “If you call for help, we want to commend that decision completely.”

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Paramount main stage renamed for ArtsEmerson founder

Despite the giant neon sign on Washington Street, the main stage inside the Paramount Center will soon bear a new name.

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EDC gets new facilities

This August, the EDC moved from the first floor of the Little Building to a leased space on Avery Street across from the Ritz-Carlton.

Crime Log

The Emerson College crime log for Sep. 1 - Sep. 15, 2016.

Libertarian VP candidate visits college

Hours after Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson stumbled through a question about Aleppo—a gaffe that drew national attention—his running mate William Weld defended him in a scheduled Q&A on campus with reporters and Emerson College students.