The Berkeley Beacon

Sydney Zuckerman

Beacon Staff

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New approach to final exams to pilot this semester

A new finals schedule is being implemented this semester.

Campus theater spaces hard to come by

High demand for Emerson’s only free performance space—Little Building’s Cabaret, which will close this December for renovations—has forced some student theater groups to seek locations outside the college to showcase their work.

Week highlights issues of sexual violence

Four Emerson sophomores are renewing their efforts this year to take a stand against rape and sexual assault by continuing to build their community action group.

Students anticipate entrepreneurial summit

More than 100 Emerson students have been selected to attend the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit in Boston for free this fall. The Beacon spoke to some of the selected students.

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The Dogtor is in: ECAPS gets therapy dog

Rudy, the newest four-legged member of Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS), has proved that this unusual approach may be just what students need to feel safe, according to owner Annelle Kallman, one of Emerson’s clinical social workers and substance abuse counselors.