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Letter: Response to “Emerson Special Olympics Event Draws Hundreds”

Letter: Response to “Emerson Special Olympics Event Draws Hundreds”

January 25, 2020

If you would like to send a letter to The Beacon please email [email protected] Letters for print must be sent by Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST and not exceed 200 words.  As a member of the disabled community, I find it important to speak out when I believe that the community has been misrepresent...

Letter: A response to the Marlboro Board of Trustees

Letter: A response to the Marlboro Board of Trustees

By T. Hunter Wilson, Marlboro College Faculty Emeritus

January 25, 2020

If you would like to send a letter to The Beacon please email [email protected] Letters for print must be sent by Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST and not exceed 200 words.  The Marlboro College Board of Trustees has received dozens of letters and a petition with nine hundred signatories asking t...

An open letter on Marlboro College from former Marlboro faculty, staff, and alumni academics

An open letter on Marlboro College from former Marlboro faculty, staff, and alumni academics

January 20, 2020

Marlboro College community members send an open letter on the potential closure of the college.

Letter: Jan Tarlin responds to “Marlboro College Alumni Association disapproves of proposed merger with Emerson”

Letter: Jan Tarlin responds to “Marlboro College Alumni Association disapproves of proposed merger with Emerson”

By Jan Tarlin, Marlboro College '76

January 15, 2020

To the Editor: Writing as just one of the 500 very different people holding very different views who make up the current membership of the Marlboro College Alumni Association, I would like to correct what I believe to be an inaccurate conclusion one might easily reach after reading the article titled “...

Letter: Abigail Semple on the importance of The Beacon

Letter: Abigail Semple on the importance of The Beacon

By Abigail Semple

December 7, 2019

Abigail Semple is the executive treasurer for Emerson College's Student Government Association. Although it has been a long and rocky semester, we, as the Student Government Association’s Executive Board, would like to appreciate the tireless work of The Berkeley Beacon and its staff. Although SG...

Letter: Abigail Semple advocates community members to donate to the college’s endowment

Letter: Abigail Semple advocates community members to donate to the college’s endowment

By Letter to the editor

October 30, 2019

Abigail Semple is the executive treasurer for the Emerson College Student Government Association. To the editor: At Emerson College, we have a problem. We are a mid-sized private college with a relatively small endowment. Currently, our endowment funds scholarships, financial aid packages and a si...

Letter: Sylvia Spears Responds to “Title IX hiring process failed to involve students enough”

Letter: Sylvia Spears Responds to “Title IX hiring process failed to involve students enough”

By Letter to the editor

October 23, 2019

To the editor: Re “Title IX hiring process failed to involve students enough” (Editorial, Oct. 17) While the editorial makes a valid point about the scheduling of candidate presentations, student engagement in the search process was not limited to these workshops. If I had been contacted ab...

Letter: Alumnus responds to “College removes long-time WEBN faculty”

Letter: Alumnus responds to “College removes long-time WEBN faculty”

October 7, 2019

To the editor: Re "College removes long-time WEBN faculty" (News, October 1) The other day, my morning producer called me to check in on a script I was writing. As a way of small talk, he asked if I went to Emerson. I said, ‘yes,’ assuming he had attended the school as well; then, naturall...

Letter: Students respond to “Person of Color Column: I am from Hong Kong, not China”

Letter: Students respond to “Person of Color Column: I am from Hong Kong, not China”

By Xinyan Fu, Jiachen Liu, and Xinyi Tu

April 24, 2019

To the Editor: Re “Person of Color Column: I am from Hong Kong, not China” (Column, April 21) The Living Arts Section recently published a Person of Color column about students from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Tibet being “falsely” identified as Chinese. The article claims that, “International students...

LETTER: Healing and Advocacy Collective responds to “When ‘the best course of action’ isn’t enough”

LETTER: Healing and Advocacy Collective responds to “When ‘the best course of action’ isn’t enough”

By Letter to the editor

October 16, 2018

For anyone who is reading this, we talk about power-based interpersonal violence, including sexual assault, the Title IX process, and reference some current cultural examples. To the Community: We are writing in response to both the news article and editorial that was published last week in th...

LETTER: Sylvia Spears responds to “When ‘the best course of action’ isn’t enough”

LETTER: Sylvia Spears responds to “When ‘the best course of action’ isn’t enough”

By Letter to the editor

October 16, 2018

Open Letter to the Beacon I would like to express my appreciation to the Beacon and its editorial board for their interest in the hiring process for College’s Title IX investigator. As Vice President for Equity & Social Justice, the Office of Title IX Equity & Access reports directly to me....

LETTER: Elise Harrison responds to “ECAPS overwhelmed by student demand”

LETTER: Elise Harrison responds to “ECAPS overwhelmed by student demand”

By Letter to the editor

April 27, 2018

Letter to the Editor from Elise Harrison, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services I would like to clarify several things in the article about Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services by Maya Gacina. The most important thing I want students to know is that, although we are very busy, we do hav...