The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, February 14, 2016

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.

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Engagement Lab managing director runs for local office

Mariko Davidson, managing director of Emerson’s Engagement Lab, is running as a first-time candidate for a seat on the Cambridge City Council. There are nine open positions and 23 candidates running in the election on Nov. 3.

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New media suite for journalism department

The journalism department is almost finished building a high-tech media suite on the sixth floor of the Walker Building according to Paul Niwa, chair of the department.

Crime Log 10/22

This week's crime log.

New members and appeals in SGA

Emerson’s chapter of Active Minds received funds for a trip to a national conference from the Student Government Association on Oct. 20.

ArtsEmerson creative director awarded Person of the Year

Polly Carl, creative director of ArtsEmerson, has been named Person of the Year by the National Theatre Conference.

Mid-semester safety checks administered in dorms

Student dorm rooms were inspected for health and safety last week by resident assistants, a procedure that usually does not happen until residence halls close for Thanksgiving.

Mental health awareness event held on campus

Fresh Check Day, an event held to discuss mental health, was held for the first time in the Max Mutchnick Campus Center on Oct. 21.

Historical dig takes place in Boston Common

On Monday, archaeologists from the Public Archaeology Laboratory in Rhode Island began a dig in Boston Common, between the gazebo and the Boylston Street MBTA station.

SGA discusses cultural competency for faculty

Nancy Allen and Jabari Asim, chairs of the Ad Hoc Cultural Competency Committee, and Robert Colby, president of the Faculty Assembly, appeared at the Student Government Association’s weekly meeting on Oct. 15 to address the progress in cultural competency training following last spring’s student protests.

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SGA addresses student union possibility in letter

The Student Government Association released an official response last week on its blog to a Beacon opinion piece that called for the creation of a student union.