The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, October 26, 2014


Students will run Boston Marathon as bandits, again

Unregistered runners — or bandits — are a part of the Boston Marathon’s history, and a common way for Emerson runners to participate in the 26.2-mile feat.


After 2 decline, Solomon elected SGA president

Emily Solomon will be the SGA’s president for the upcoming school year after receiving 12 votes, out of 112 total, in the election two weeks ago.

Elected candidate for SGA president declines seat

Navidra Hardin received the most write-in votes for the SGA executive president seat, but he told the Beacon he won’t be accepting his presidency because of an internship.

Harvard student dies after falling from building

A sophomore at Harvard University died on Monday at Massachusetts General Hospital from injuries sustained after falling from a building near the New England Aquarium on Sunday.

Women’s Leadership Summit

Over 100 Emerson students, faculty, and staff have posed with a sign that reads, “I’m with a feminist,” for a week-long photo campaign hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Trustee, alum dies after lifetime of service to deaf community, college

Helen Carlotta Rose, an Emerson trustee emerita and 1938 graduate, died at her Palm Beach, Fla. home on March 23.

Emerson grads, producers of Hollow win Peabody

Hollow, the documentary produced by Emerson graduates Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Jeff Soyk, won the prestigious Peabody Award, which recognizes excellence in storytelling.

Public Safety Log - April 10, 2014

Emerson College Police Department's crime log from April 1 to April 8.

SGA will present proposal to reform Sodexo’s dining services

The Student Government Association unanimously approved an initiative asking the Emerson administration to improve dining services.

Fashion and lifestyle magazine granted appeal money for printing

em Magazine received $6,010.54 in an appeal from SGA to cover printing costs for its spring issue.

Business courses double for fall

The college has doubled the number of courses available for business studies and entrepreneurial studies minors for next semester, reflecting an increased student interest in those courses.


Speaker draws connections between drug use, immigration, and violence

Ruben Garcia, a native of El Paso, spoke at the college and told an audience of 50 community members, “I’m here to say the blood that’s being shed in Mexico is partly started right here in Boston among Emerson students.”


Arun Gandhi plants message of compassion

Arun Gandhi, a 79-year-old South African native and grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, talked to an audience of over 160 community members on April 7.


Boston Strong raises $1 million, launches new tee

The Boston Strong T-shirt campaign reached the $1 million mark April 7 with the help of a new limited edition black and white tee launched April 1.


Students talk VMA department request

Only three students showed up to a town hall meeting April 8 that the visual and media arts department organized to discuss its request to have students in the major attend film screenings and gallery exhibits.