The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Professor helps open Boston's Literary District

Associate Emerson Professor Megan Marshall joined Boston city officials and other literary lovers on October 5th to celebrate the creation of the Literary District, according to Emerson’s website. In a first-of-its-kind move, Boston has created a list of ten iconic sites in the Downtown area that represent the city’s literary past, the site said.

Company offers free domain names for students

Students across Boston can now take advantage of free domain names provided by NameCheap for Education to promote their online presence and take charge of their personal brand, according to a report by the Daily Free Press.

Emailed death threats to Harvard students retracted

Emailed death threats against hundreds of past and current Harvard University students of Asian descent have been retracted by their alleged author, according to the Boston Globe.

Campus Crime Log, 10/9

Monday, September 29 A student’s cell phone was stolen while walking back from South Station.

Emerson Enhancement Fund kicks off second semester

The college announced on Oct. 3 that the Emerson Enhancement Fund, which provides grants for students to work on projects outside of classes, is open for a second semester of applications.

Student government election results announced

Newly elected members appeared at Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting and were announced at roll call.

SGA discusses course evaluations

Two top administrators discussed a Student Government Association initiative to improve academic policies during the group’s meeting on Tuesday.

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Clery results marked by increase of sexual violence reports

Emerson reported 10 cases of sexual violence in its Boston campus for 2013, a sharp increase from the three reported in the previous year, according to Emerson’s latest Clery Compliance Report, released Oct. 1.

After moving to dismiss lawsuit, Emerson responds to mass criticism

President M. Lee Pelton addressed the Emerson community in an email on Monday regarding what he called an “inaccurate and misleading” Huffington Post article that sparked widespread criticism of the college.

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Housing director to leave Emerson

David Haden, Emerson’s associate dean and director of housing and residence life since 2005, will leave the college after this semester, according to an email sent to the Emerson community Wednesday afternoon.

Oft-overlooked ProArts program offers courses and connections

There are also so many people going through ProArts that it's difficult not to be lost in the noise." — Chloe Villanueva, senior visual and media arts major

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In SGA initiative, administration sees redundancies

The Student Government Association is waiting for a response submitting a dining initiative earlier this semester. The problem, a senior administrator said, is that many of the listed concerns have already been addressed.

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In solidarity with Hong Kong, students gather on Common

"So much of Hong Kong’s future and identity depends on this."

Emerson receives grant from Avon Foundation 

The Avon Foundation for Women awarded Emerson a $5,000 grant in September for Emerson STANDS—Stand Together, Act Now, Do Something—an initiative launched earlier that month as part of President M. Lee Pelton’s restructured sexual assault response and prevention program.