A cigarette butt that fell through a hole in the sidewalk in front of 140 Boylston St. caused a small fire Wednesday, Oct. 2 according to Steve MacDonald, spokesman for the Boston Fire Department. The Em- erson Police Department sent three emails updating the community on the situation.
While jammed in an elevator, awkwardly squeezed against the seven other students trying to get to class in the Walker Building at 8:27 a.m., the color of the slip of paper allowing the elevator to run may not cross the mind of a student running late to class. However, the difference between blue and white licenses is the difference between having passed all of the tests required by the state, or only four of the five.
Eric Van Vlandren, the college’s first campus sustainability coordinator, spoke with members of the Student Government Association about ways they can get involved in his new programs during the meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
As students cross the intersection between Boylston and Tremont Streets between classes, a new obstacle will stand in their way — three vending push carts.
Students sit shoulder to shoulder around a long table, each holding lyrics to “Here I Am,” a song the group wrote about immigrating to a new country.
After WERS staff cancelled two popular urban music shows in August, students raised concerns about a lack of diversity in the station’s programming and its listeners.
Senior Jody Steel's leg-art doodles become an internet and media sensation.
Four members of the Student Government Association were elected to sit on academic and administrative committees during a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The group was also given a presentation by professor Tom Cooper on a new school spirit initiative he is spearheading.
Randy Boston stands with a microphone in hand and looks into the camera. “I’m here to spread knowledge on top of truth,” he said. “I’m here to help you help other people. The words that come out of my mouth—I hope it impacts your heart.”
A large, framed thank-you letter propped on the table serves as a reminder of a decade of work in leadership and community impact. The thankful message from the Access Strategies Fund wishes Kelly Bates — the fund’s former director — well as she moves to a new position : the founding executive director of Emerson’s new Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning, and Research.
Library staff discovered two swastikas drawn in yellow chalk on one of the Iwasaki Library’s pillars. The pillars were recently painted with chalkboard paint so students could interact with one another, according to Robert Fleming, executive director of the library.
The Student Government Association hosted a candidate speech night in the Iwasaki Library on Wednesday, Sept. 25 to give contenders a chance to speak about their goals. Six positions were vacant after last semester’s elections.
On Thursday, tears were shed on and off the stage of the Cutler Majestic Theater after panelists shared stories of violence and loss.
On this week's Beacon Beat: Allegations that ARAMARK failed to compost, ArtsEmerson shows colombinus, a rogue mascot, and a race-conscious take on Miley Cyrus.
Before her visit over the summer, senior political communication major Siobhan Robinson said she didn’t know much about South Africa. But she said she did know that she didn’t want to miss a thing — including the airport runway.