The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Journalism professors seek to bolster WERS news department

After students and alumni spoke out about campus radio station WERS reducing resources for news coverage, journalism professors met with station management to discuss giving undergraduates more reporting opportunities.

College completes first phase of rebranding

Emerson’s rebranding initiative has hit one milestone: Administrators are finished collecting research involving focus groups and interviews.

Campus Crime Log, April 16

The Emerson College Police Department and facilities management investigated a carbon monoxide alarm coming from the roof of the Little Building. The cause of the alarm was a malfunctioning carbon dioxide detector.

SGA discusses diversity in film and theater casting

The Student Government Association met with the chair of the performing arts department at its weekly meeting on April 14 as part of its larger academic initiative and discussed the issue of diversity in casting.


Event for prospective students marked by protest

As prospective students explored the college’s campus on April 10, they walked past current and former Emerson students advocating for education, transparency, and accountability regarding sexual assault on campus.


Students protest for higher minimum wage

Advocates for raising the national minimum wage to $15 marched in Boston on April 14, including several Emerson students, some of whom were part of the campus group Progressives and Radicals in Defense of Employees, or PRIDE.


Awards for teaching announced

Three professors were recently selected for Emerson’s teaching awards after being nominated by students and their colleagues.

SGA discusses noise issue during construction

At the Student Government Association meeting on Tuesday, Emerson administrators said upcoming construction projects will try to avoid noisy work at early hours.

SGA hears results of campus climate survey

Sixty percent of students are satisfied with Emerson’s overall climate, according to results from a campuswide survey that administrators discussed at the Student Government Association meeting on Tuesday.

Emerson community loses sophomore student

Lilly Kate Christopher, a sophomore journalism major, passed away on April 6.


Demonstration planned for Picture Yourself day

When dozens of prospective students and their families visit campus April 10 for Picture Yourself at Emerson, an all-day event for accepted students to learn more about the school, they may learn more than they bargained for.

Campus Crime Log, 4/9

The Emerson College Police Department and facilities management investigated a report of a student trapped inside an elevator in the Little Building. After facilities management was unable to free the student, an elevator contractor was notified to help.