The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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New minor could change storytelling education

A new interdepartmental minor called “Nonfiction Narratives”—which will include courses from journalism; visual and media arts; writing, literature and publishing; and performing arts departments—may be offered next fall.

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Gender inclusive bathroom signs vandalized

In an act of vandalism, signs promoting gender inclusivity were ripped off of bathroom doors in the Paramount Center.

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Students march with anti-Trump protests

Emerson students joined the thousands who marched through downtown Boston on Wednesday night to express their dissatisfaction with this week’s election results—namely, the election of Donald Trump as president.

New communication medium picks up Slack

As a happy medium between email and text message, one Emerson department is using a popular messaging application to keep students connected.

SGA grants screenwriting org catering cash

SPEC is expected to host two eight-hour writer’s retreats this school year, one in the fall and another in the spring.

Crime Log

This week's crime log.

Paramount residents' trash irks opera house

Some residents of the dorm at the Paramount Center have taken to using their windows as garbage disposals, causing damage to the surrounding buildings.

Boylston Place crane to be disassembled

After more than half a year in its shadow, Emerson will say goodbye to the towering crane—named “Ucrane Bolt” by students—at the 2 Boylston Place construction site.

New scholarship for ELA student expenses

In honor of Emerson alumnus and former ELA Executive Director Kevin Bright, students can now apply for a scholarship designed to support Hollywood transplants.