The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, February 8, 2016

Rebranding survey out next month

A survey meant to collect data for Emerson’s rebranding initiative will likely be released much later than originally anticipated.

SGA Election results to be released this week

The results of the Student Government Association’s fall 2015 special elections will be released later this week, according to Elections Chair James Rowland.

Journalist receives honor in civic leadership

This past Wednesday, journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones received the Emerson College President’s Award for Civic Leadership and spoke about her experience covering social justice and civil rights issues in her career.

Crime levels rise and fall, according to new Clery Report

The number of reported burglaries at Emerson’s Boston campus more than doubled over the last year, according to the latest Clery Compliance Report.

Students stand with college employees in call to unionize

Members of Progressives and Radicals in Defense of Employees, or P.R.I.D.E., the student worker solidarity group at the college, stood alongside Emerson staff to rally for the union organizing process outside the Ansin Building Wednesday afternoon.

Community reacts to Colonial theater plans

Community members, both of the college and in the greater Boston area, have expressed outrage at the possibility of Emerson’s Colonial Theatre ceasing to be a historic space for performing arts.

Final candidate for Elma Lewis Center holds forum

The fourth and final candidate for Executive Director of the Elma Lewis Center held an open forum on Wednesday.

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Faculty committee works for cultural competency training

Two Emerson professors have created the Ad Hoc Cultural Competency Committee, a group within the Faculty Assembly that worked through the summer to address issues of cultural competency brought up by students during a protest last spring.

Undergraduate admissions director greets community

Emerson faculty and staff gathered last Friday for a meet-and-greet in the Little Building’s Beard Room with newly-hired Director of Undergraduate Admission Michael Lynch.

Crime Log 10/8

This week's crime log.

Cabaret gets tech updates

The Little Building’s Cabaret received a series of equipment updates over the summer.

SGA addresses medical marijuana

Representatives from the Emerson College Police Department and the Office of Student Conduct spoke at Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting.

Elma Lewis director candidate and Emerson alum visits campus

A second candidate for the Elma Lewis Center Executive Director position held an open forum presentation where she discussed her prior experience and her focus on civic engagement.

Some faculty unsatisfied with parental leave policies

Emerson meets the government’s minimum for maternity and parental leave, but these policies may not live up to the standards of the college’s employees.

LA adjuncts organize union

Part­-t​ime faculty of Emerson’s Los Angeles center have written to President M. Lee Pelton announcing their intent to join the Affiliated Faculty of Emerson College (AFEC), a union that currently serves the school’s part-­​time faculty in Boston.