The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, October 31, 2014

Emerson professors research eye movement

Four Emerson professors have been using an eye tracker — a piece of equipment that not only projects images and movies but also records details pertaining to where the viewer is looking — to gain more knowledge about language and speech disorders.

Three appointed in SGA meeting

In the Student Government Association’s first meeting of the year, three members were unanimously appointed to positions.

Campus Crime Log, 9/18

Monday, Sept. 8: The Emerson College Police Department and Boston Fire Department responded to three separate fire alarms.

Cultural Center gets renovation

Recent renovations in the Cultural Center have created what students who frequent the space call a more inviting and relaxing atmosphere.

Local Dunkin’ cafes offer almond milk 

Dunkin’ Donuts has introduced almond milk as a non-dairy option. According to Dunkin’ Brands’ Public Relations and Social Media Specialist Nicole Shepard, customers can choose this substitute in “75 percent of Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants,” including those in Boston.

MIT COOP accepts bitcoin

Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently began accepting bitcoins at the COOP bookstore in Kendall Square.

Roy Leonard, alum of '52, dies

Remembered for his decades of work in Chicago radio, Emerson alumnus Roy Leonard passed away last Thursday at the age of 83 in Evanston, Illinois.

Three student bike thefts

In the past two weeks, three Emerson College students have reported their bicycles have been stolen from the bike rack across from Colonial Building on Boston Common.

College requests more time to respond to lawsuit

Emerson College and four school administrators have requested additional time to respond to the allegations of mishandling a former student’s rape case that were filed in a lawsuit last month, according to documents filed with the Massachusetts District Court on Friday.

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Business major in development

A new business major may be offered as soon as next fall, according to Donald Hurwitz, the interim marketing communication chair, and administrators are establishing a cross-departmental committee that will aid in its development.

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Students launch businesses with Accelerator

Three entrepreneurial student teams have been selected to participate in the debut of Emerson Accelerator, a two year program designed to help students start their own businesses.

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Lab launches civic engagement game

Emerson Uncommon, a game designed to get people engaged in decisions that are usually decided by boards or administrators, will be available to play Sept. 22 for the Emerson community.

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ArtsEmerson founder Rob Orchard to step down

After staging dozens of award-winning productions, creating relationships with 39 artistic companies, and building an audience over four seasons, ArtsEmerson founder Rob Orchard is stepping down.

Registry connects participants, studies  

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has created a research registry and is looking for potential participants both inside and outside the Emerson community.

MIT bans parties after incident 

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has banned large parties and gatherings after a woman fell from the third story of a house at a Lambda Chi Alpha party on Aug. 31, according to MIT’s student newspaper, The Tech.