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Supporting medical frontliners

Supporting medical frontliners

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer

April 29, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we support the medical frontliners who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, with producer Melissa Rosales, Vice President for Government and Community Relations in Emerson College, Margaret Ings, junior Theater and Performance major, Devin Davis-Lorton, and nurse...

Giving back during the COVID-19 crisis

Giving back during the COVID-19 crisis

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer

April 14, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we discuss the importance of kindness and lending a hand to those in need during the pandemic, with producer Melissa Rosales, visual media arts professor and head of the Spirit of Emerson group, Tom Cooper, and Emerson alumni Shay Sinnott and Julia Gutierrez. ...

How to care for your mental health during a pandemic

Director of ECAPS Elise Harrison posing for a portrait on December 6, 2019.

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer

April 7, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we continue our monthly how to series, “Emerson Survival Kit,” with producer Melissa Rosales, Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS)’ Director Elise Harrison, and Staff Social Worker and Substance Abuse Counselor, Natalie Waggaman. ...

Emerson College professors discuss the first week of transitioning to online classes

Emerson College professors discuss the first week of transitioning to online classes

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer

March 30, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we discuss the first week of transitioning to online classes, with producer Melissa Rosales, Delia Cabe, senior affiliate faculty member at the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department, Andrew Clarke, playwriting professor, and Craig Mathers, associate professor...

How the coronavirus outbreak is affecting students’ lives

A pile of belonging rests curbside as one of the hundreds of Emerson students who live on campus squeezed everything they owned into their car.

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer

March 22, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we discuss how the coronavirus outbreak affects students’ lives, with producer Melissa Rosales, Berkeley Beacon’s opinion editor, Ziqi Wang and senior visual media arts major Ruoyan Chen.   ...

Emerson Staff Union Hosts Valentine’s Meet and Greet

SEIU members hold up Valentine's cards inviting staff members to an event on Feb. 14. Tivara Tanudjaja

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer

February 24, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we speak with the Emerson Staff Union, with producer Melissa Rosales, Christopher Wilson, a union member from the journalism department, and Dennis Levine, Emerson staff union chair from the Emerson IT department. ...

How to cope with trigger warnings

Beacon News Hour

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer

February 16, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we continue our monthly how to series, “Emerson Survival Kit,” with producer Melissa Rosales and Healing and Advocacy Collective’s Dr. Melanie Matson, Greta Spoering, and Truman the four-legged beagle.   ...

Marlboro College proposed merger with Emerson College on “expedited” track

The Marlboro College Campus laden with snow in early February.

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer

February 9, 2020

MARLBORO, VT—On this week’s episode of The Beacon, producer Melissa Rosales and audio engineer Connor Gallant travel to Marlboro College to cover the latest updates on the proposed Emerson-Marlboro merger. The Board of Trustees Meeting Saturday revolved around expediting the proposed merger deal, studio art spaces on Emerson College's campus, tensions between the alumni and the Board, a...

How to protect yourself in the streets of Boston

Beacon News Hour

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer

January 25, 2020

Producer Melissa Rosales explores safety tips on protecting yourself in the streets

Number of emotional support animals on-campus doubles

Number of emotional support animals on-campus doubles

November 20, 2019

Listen to "Number of emotional support animals on-campus doubles" on Spreaker. There are 14 total emotional support animals on-campus this academic year, which doubles the number from the 2017-18 academic year. This increase follows a study conducted by the American Psychiatric Association of 155,000 students on 196 college campuses...

Beacon Podcast: College raises undergraduate tuition by 4 percent

Beacon Podcast: College raises undergraduate tuition by 4 percent

April 5, 2019

On March 21, the college announced a 4 percent increase to the undergraduate tuition for returning students. This increased the total cost of attendance to $66,256 per year—$2,556 more than the cost for the 2018-19 academic year. Deputy Enterprise News Editor Abigail Hadfield spoke with President M. Lee Pelto...

Beacon Podcast: Title IX breakdown

Beacon Podcast: Title IX breakdown

February 10, 2019

Beacon reporters Abigail Hadfield and Tomas Gonzalez break down the process of filing a Title IX report and what a Title IX investigation would look like.