The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, February 13, 2016


Conduct procedure gets update

A resolution panel has been created as an alternative to administrative hearings for students who have violated the Code of Conduct, according to an email from Director of Student Conduct Michael Arno.


Boston honored with national journalism award

Boston became the first city to receive the Historic Sites in Journalism award last week after being nominated by an Emerson professor.

New Title IX Coordinator plans to advance current policies

Pamela White, the college’s new associate vice president for Title IX and Clery Act Coordinator, plans to support existing policies, not to make changes to the school’s procedures right away.

9/24 Crime Log

This week's crime log.

Administrative position created to evaluate use of college property

The college is creating an administrative position that will focus on space planning and oversee the two residence hall construction projects.

College to begin search for full-time Title IX Investigator

Emerson is looking to hire the college’s first full-time Title IX Investigator, who will act as a third-party investigator for cases of interpersonal violence.

SGA appoints new members

Two key appointments were made to the Student Government Association at their meeting Tuesday.

Polling society releases results on sports, politics

The Emerson College Polling Society published the results of their most recent national poll, which show that the country is split on “deflategate,” the national football scandal involving the New England Patriots. They also show that Ben Carson has risen in popularity among the GOP presidential hopefuls.


Journalism class to cover NH primaries

Students will be working with The Boston Globe to cover the New Hampshire primary election in Associate Journalism Professor Jerry Lanson’s course, Road to the White House. Students will also be working with political reporter James Pindell “Ground Games,” a Globe newsletter dedicated to reporting on presidential primaries.


Theater workers look ahead to future without Colonial

Mark McLaughlin has been working as a stagehand at Emerson’s Colonial Theatre since he was 15. The 47-year-old works in the Colonial ‘fly room,’ a small space about 30 feet above the stage filled with ropes and counterweights used to change scenery during performances.


Emerson begins search for Vice President and Dean position

Instead of a traditional Dean of Students, Emerson will soon hire a Vice President and Dean of Campus Life. A forum was held on Wednesday afternoon to get student feedback on the new position.

Sodexo food workers receive union benefits

Since Sodexo food service workers finished negotiating terms for their first union contract on April 29, the employees have been granted wage raises and better benefits.

Emerson ranked 10th best school in region

Emerson College was ranked the 10th best regional school in the North by the U.S. News and World Report on Sept. 8, and also received high rankings from Forbes and The Princeton Review.

Emerson gets ballsy

Although the nearest Chuck E. Cheese is in Everett, students don’t need to hop on the T to enjoy a good ol’ ball pit.