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Students stage walkout in solidarity with nationwide protests

Over 100 Emerson students walked out of their classes Thursday afternoon and marched through downtown, holding signs with messages like “We Can’t Breathe” and “Black Lives Matter."

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Emerson STANDS seeks student leaders

At open meetings for a new administration-led program to combat sexual assault and abuse, attendees discussed ways to get the wider college community involved in preventing acts of violence.

Professor earns communication award 

Richard West, a professor in Emerson’s communication studies department, and Lynn Turner, chair of communication studies at Marquette University in Wisconsin, have received the National Communication Association’s Bernard J. Brommel Award for Outstanding Scholarship or Distinguished Service in Family Communication.

Three student bike thefts

In the past two weeks, three Emerson College students have reported their bicycles have been stolen from the bike rack across from Colonial Building on Boston Common.