The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, August 26, 2016


Emerson and 16 Boston universities walk out in solidarity with Mizzou

Emerson students joined participants from 16 other Boston-area universities in a protest on Monday to stand in solidarity with students of color at University of Missouri, Yale University, and Howard University and to pursue justice for students of color in Massachusetts schools.


Students partner with national anti-piracy organization

Two Emerson students have started the first campus group to partner with CreativeFuture, a national group aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of piracy and illegal downloading.


Committee formed to make decisions on Colonial

An ad hoc task force within the Board of Trustees will review several options for the future of Emerson’s Colonial Theatre and the relocation of the dining hall during the renovation of the Little Building. A final decision is expected to be made on both issues by March 2016.

SGA addresses concerns with potential college promotional video

Members of the Student Government Association discussed concerns with diversity and inclusion in a Taylor Swift lip dub video that was produced as a promotional video for the college on Tuesday.

Rebranding survey launches this week

In an email to the student body, Andrew Tiedemann, vice president for communications and marketing, announced that the rebranding survey will be released on Nov. 12.

Students work with Boston food bank

The Greater Boston Food Bank accepted a marketing plan Monday designed by Emerson seniors to give the organization a greater online presence.

Davidson to focus on Engagement Lab after losing Cambridge election

Mariko Davidson, managing director of Emerson’s Engagement Lab, is turning her attention back to the college after losing her run for Cambridge’s City Council.

Crime Log 11/12

This week's crime log.

General counsel seeks deputy

Emerson is seeking a deputy general counsel to assist in legal matters pertaining to the college.


Students celebrate Trans Week with speakers, performers

Emerson held several events during Trans Week in early November, including a talk by keynote speaker Bamby Salcedo, a Latina transgender activist.


Class council holds workshops for finding apartments

The Class of 2018 Council is holding a series of five workshops to educate rising juniors and other students on finding off-campus housing.


Class partakes in local War on Drugs

An Emerson class is partnering with the Boston Public Health Commission to combat substance abuse.

Crime Log 11/05

This week's crime log.

SGA grants EBONI funds to host Black History Month

Members of Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests appealed for and received $9,029.45 at Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting.