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Campus conservatives feel discourse is diminished

“I have found that the notion of embracing difference is not universally shared by my colleagues,” West said. “We are inferring that our conservative students are not welcomed on our campus.”

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Student-faculty forum unpacks travel ban

The Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies held a student-faculty forum Wednesday to address President Donald Trump’s decision to temporarily ban immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Competitive gaming course set for fall debut

An introduction to eSports, the industry of competitive professional video gaming, will be part of the new sports communication program starting next fall.

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Boylston-Tremont crosswalk time lengthened

The city of Boston added four seconds to the walk signals at the intersection of Boylston and Tremont streets after a petition from Emerson students drew attention to safety issues surrounding the walk time.

International students raise concerns over election

The day after Donald Trump was elected, two prospective international students withdrew their applications from Emerson College, one from Latin America and the other from New Zealand, Associate Director of Admissions Camille Bouknight said.

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Teach-in talks race

Continuing its efforts to become more culturally competent, Emerson hosted a day-long conversation about race on Friday in the Cutler Majestic Theater.

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Bard prof speaks on angling LGBTQ+ conversations

Though Emerson prides itself as a leader on LGBTQ+ matters, some students learned on Thursday that national conversation on the subject may be hindering our progress.