The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, October 25, 2014


Students, faculty support Sodexo workers' unionization

On April 22, over a dozen food workers presented their efforts to unionize in the Little Building's lobby. Nearly 70 students showed up to rally in support.

Alcohol-infused ice cream venture wins E3

Senior Elizabeth Nash won E3's student pitches for her product idea Crème de Liqueur.


First annual Spirit of Emerson Award held

The first annual Spirit of Emerson Award was presented by President M. Lee Pelton on Tuesday, April 22.

Public Safety Log - April 24, 2014

Emerson College Police Department's crime log, from April 15 to April 21.


SGA initiative outlines academic changes across all majors

The Student Government Association approved a comprehensive initiative addressing student complaints about academics and calling for changes across the college.

Two backpacks left at finish line

Exactly one year after two backpacks filled with pressure cooker bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, two backpacks were again left unattended near the finish line.

Discarded clothes focus of green project

Emerson's sustainability coordinator, OHRL, and Earth Emerson have created a plan to donate all clothing left in the residence halls to Community Recycling.

Public Safety Log - April 17, 2014

Emerson College Police Department's crime log from April 8 - 14.

Program offers DH study space into early morning

The All-Nighters Club is a new program co-sponsored by the Iwasaki Library and Emerson Business Services to open the Little Building Dining Hall that runs from 1-6 a.m.

EVVY Awards nominations announced

Nominations for the 33rd annual EVVY Awards, an annual show recognizing student work, were released on Wednesday via the organization’s website.

CSD professor gets $1.5M for autism research

A $1.5 million, four-year grant awarded to Ruth Grossman, an assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, will fund a new lab specifically for autism research.

Recyclemania results

Emerson placed 113th out of 256 in the annual Recyclemania competition and increased its recycling rate to 30 percent from 17 percent last year.

Professor awarded Pulitzer

Megan Marshall, a writing, literature, and publishing professor, won a Pulitzer Prize for biography.

BU sophomore found dead in dorm

A Boston University sophomore was found dead in his dorm room Monday morning, according to The Boston Globe.

SGA grants Acappellics Anonymous and Atlas Magazine appeal money

SGA unanimously approved $148.82 and $2,596 appeals for Acappellics Anonymous and Atlas Magazine, respectively.