The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, October 21, 2017

EAGLE to hold week of sex education events

Emerson’s Alliance for Gays, Lesbians, and Everyone will host two weeks of LGBTQ sexual education awareness with funds from a Student Government Association appeal granted last Thursday.

SGA funds ASIA cultural month

Asian Students for Intercultural Awareness received funding this Tuesday for its annual cultural month, which will highlight diverse stories of Asians and Asian-Americans. The theme for the month is storytellers, and the organization will invite guest speaker Kelvin Yu, a writer and producer on Bob’s Burgers.

Emerson targeted by white nationalist emails

According to an email sent to the Emerson community by President M. Lee Pelton Saturday, over 500 students, faculty members, and staff received emails advocating the message of the White Genocide Project, an organization that describes immigration and diversity as a form of genocide against white people.

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal for March 13 to March 19.

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All SGA candidates running unopposed

The only students running for any position in the Student Government Association elections this year—excluding potential write-ins—are unopposed, largely current members.

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Drawing the line: Campus divides over free speech debate

About 100 students gathered in the Bill Bordy Theater Wednesday night for Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests’ event “Who Has The Right To Speak?” to discuss the boundaries between free speech and hate speech—the crux of much of the conflict between liberals and conservatives at Emerson.

Alumna makes Massachusetts Supreme Court

Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice Margot Botsford stepped down Wednesday, making space for her replacement, Emerson College alumna Elspeth “Ellie” Cypher.

Students, staff volunteer for A Day Without a Woman demonstrations

Emerson students and staff involved in the college’s Alternative Spring Break Program volunteered with local organizations in Boston and El Paso last Wednesday to support A Day Without a Woman rallies in honor of International Women’s Day.

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal for Feb. 27 to March 12.

Incident Journal

The Incident Journal for Feb. 20 to Feb. 25.

Faculty assembly votes to assert values

Faculty members at Tuesday’s Faculty Assembly meeting learned that the make-up day for last month’s snow day will be moved from a Saturday in April to the last weekend in March.

SGA funds EVVY Awards, Flawless Brown

The show will have VDA design the set this year instead of students because the current students are not prepared enough to build it.