Students deserve a stress-free registration process

This Monday, the registrar’s office shut down class registration for students with 92 or more credits following a technical issue. According to an email from the registrar, Banner, the new college’s new registration software, had technical…

Title IX hiring process failed to involve students enough

The two-year vacancy in the Title IX office is finally being filled. But the hiring process for the Deputy Title IX Coordinator has brought its own shortcomings.   The position has remained vacant since January 2018. In the meantime, the…

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Separate the college’s policies on CBD and THC

On Saturday, The Beacon reported that a group of college administrators are “discussing and finalizing policies” regarding the on-campus usage of CBD, a natural compound in cannabis. A group of college officials, including the deans of…

Respect college employees with improved communication

Over the summer, the college switched their employment software from their old system, People Admin, to a new software called Workday. In the process of implementing this new system, many students employees and faculty members did not…

Students deserve transparent sexual assault statistics

On Wednesday, the college disseminated its annual Clery Report through a campus-wide email. The 57-page-long report details both the criminal offenses brought forth on all three Emerson campuses in the past three years and the school’s…

Abolishing admission fees could hurt student organizations

Editor's Note: Editor-in-chief Chris Van Buskirk did not contribute to or edit this editorial due to a conflict of interest.  At the Student Government Association’s Financial Advisory Board meeting on Sept. 12, Executive Treasurer Abby…