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After missing out on the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs, the women’s soccer team won the school’s first Eastern College Athletic Conference Women’s New England Soccer Championship this past weekend.
Savannah Hubbard and Stacey Kelleher run 5K races for the women’s cross country team throughout the fall, and both decided to double that distance halfway through their season.
Donning throwback uniforms and playing in an exhibition baseball game for charity had been on senior Jim Cain’s bucket list for as long as he could remember. On Aug. 27, he was finally able to cross it off.
The men’s soccer team hired Emerson alum Francisco Javier Mejia-Blau as its new head coach, marking the first time in program history that the position has been full-time.
In two weeks, Robin Roberts will say “good morning” not to America—but to Emerson.
President M. Lee Pelton and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Jeff Greenhawt announced new appointments to both the Board of Trustees and the Board of Overseers in a press release on April 22, effective May 1.
A student reported having their jacket stolen while eating at P.F. Chang’s, a restaurant at 8 Park Plaza.
Several hundred students demanded campuswide cultural competency and sensitivity classes in an impassioned rally that culminated in a faculty meeting at the Bill Bordy Theater.
Explore the results from Emerson's first comprehensive climate survey, which found that many students felt sexual assault prevention training was lacking, and that there were strong racial divides in their sense of belonging.
The results of a comprehensive survey of Emerson’s faculty and staff showcased their opinions on themes throughout the college, including notable dissatisfaction on questions about fair pay and adequate personnel.
The Emerson College Police Department and facilities management investigated a carbon monoxide alarm coming from the roof of the Little Building. The cause of the alarm was a malfunctioning carbon dioxide detector.
Advocates for raising the national minimum wage to $15 marched in Boston on April 14, including several Emerson students, some of whom were part of the campus group Progressives and Radicals in Defense of Employees, or PRIDE.
Emerson Channel Sports has started an online fundraising campaign to replace its outdated equipment.
The Emerson College Police Department and facilities management investigated a report of a student trapped inside an elevator in the Little Building. After facilities management was unable to free the student, an elevator contractor was notified to help.
When he’s not attending classes, singing, or playing his saxophone, lacrosse player Andrew Romano is leading the conference in goals and helping to usher in a new era for the program.
The recently-opened Griddler’s Burgers and Dogs now allows Emerson students to use their ECCash to buy their food.
As record-breaking winter weather continues to linger in Boston, the baseball and softball teams are coping with the numerous cancellations of their practices and games.
A recent update in the image messaging app Snapchat now allows users who are on Emerson’s Boston campus to visually show their location.
A staff member reported camera equipment was stolen in the Paramount Center. An investigation showed the equipment was misplaced and not actually stolen.
Possible Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would soundly defeat Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren in a Democratic presidential primary held in the state, according to part of a recent Emerson College Polling Society poll conducted to gauge local opinion on political, athletic, and social issues.
The undermanned volleyball roster stood at just eight players—compared to conference foe Wentworth’s 17—until the addition of two unlikely suspects around spring break.
ECPD and BFD responded to the Paramount Building loading dock for a fire alarm which was caused by a broken sprinkler pipe. Facilities management was notified for repairs.
Emerson alumnus Bill Bordy recently donated $2.5 million to Emerson Los Angeles, the largest donation in the college’s history.
ECPD and facilities management investigated a report of a burning smell in the Paramount Center. ECPD and facilities management were able to smell a faint odor of something that may have burnt or melted inside an elevator, and thought the smell may have come from the elevator’s circuit board. The elevator was monitored for some time but the odor never returned.
Emerson’s softball team is preparing for its annual spring break trip—this year to Clermont, Florida—with a team compiled mostly of young players and just one returning senior.
Wednesday, Feb. 18: A male student got stuck inside of an elevator on the seventh floor of the Little Building.
The survey lets college administrators know if students at Emerson are challenged, engaged in their learning, and critically thinking about a wide range of perspectives.
Emerson recently announced Betsy Facher Rauch would be its interim Title IX coordinator, starting on March 1, while the search for a full-time coordinator continues.
Junior Jackson Wiley’s dominant offensive performance leads not only the Emerson men’s volleyball team this year, but also his conference, which includes nationally-ranked schools.
Both the men's and women's basketball teams lost in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs on Feb. 25.
Emerson alumnus Norman Lear was chosen to receive the Writers Guild of America East’s Evelyn F. Burkey Award, which recognizes people who have brought “honor and dignity” to writers, according to WGA East’s website.
In light of the newly extended academic calendar due to numerous snow days, Emerson announced it would offer reimbursements to students who have to pay to change their travel arrangements.
The Emerson College Police Department and Boston Fire Department responded to an accidental fire alarm activation by contractors in The Paramount Center. No one needed to be evacuated and the alarm was stopped immediately.
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, a professor in the department of performing arts, received a Grammy Award nomination in December for his composition “Vecd.”
Christina Zamon, Emerson’s head of archives and special collections, was selected to be a participant in the 2015 Archives Leadership Institute, a program that provides advanced training for 25 archival leaders.
Emerson is introducing five new faculty-led international programs this year in France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Greece, and Mexico, creating the largest number of international opportunities for students ever offered at Emerson.
At Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting, President Emily Solomon led a discussion about the organization’s plans for the semester and ongoing issues at the college.
ECPD and BPD responded to a fistfight that occurred in front of Piano Row. ECPD officers were able to separate the two involved, who were leaving a local nightclub. One of the two was arrested after he bit a person’s finger, causing it to bleed profusely. ECPD gave first aid at the scene.
The EVVY Awards, an annual show recognizing student work, will honor actress Jennifer Coolidge with its annual Alumni Award of Distinction at this year’s event in May.
The CW Network’s show Jane the Virgin recently won a Golden Globe award, and a member of the show behind the scenes has ties to Emerson.
A lit candle fell onto a bed causing minor damage to a mattress. ECPD went to the student’s suite to make sure the mattress was not smoldering. Facilities Management was notified for clean-up.
The dining hall is bringing a new tavern-inspired food theme to its menu, the Lion’s Den Pub Grub, starting on Friday, Jan. 30, according to Steven Canario, the general manager of dining services.
For the first time, students at the Boston and Los Angeles campuses can take the same classes at the same time, brought together through a live video conferencing link.
Twenty-eight seniors have been selected to be inducted into Emerson College’s Purple Key Leadership Society, which recognizes students’ academic achievement and strong civic engagement.
An in-depth look at 46 years of the protests, tenure controversies, administrators, and admissions policies that continue to shape race relations at the college. With special op-ed contributions by Willie Burnley and Taylor Carlington.
In 1969, Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests, or EBONI, sent a list of 10 proposals to the school’s administration detailing changes they said would increase the number of black students and improve their campus experience. Now, 46 years later, issues from the list are still discussed by students of color and white students.
Women’s basketball has now won three games in a row, with only one loss this season, finding success in a balanced team dynamic.
Emerson’s softball team temporarily opened its first online store this month, making it the third college sport to test out digital merchandising this year. It may be followed by three more.
A committee tasked with finding a new athletics logo has narrowed down the submissions to two finalists, which students will be able to vote on starting Oct. 20.
Elaine Nichols started playing volleyball at age 11 to be like her stepsister, and now the freshman has landed herself a starting spot on a collegiate volleyball team.