Events on campus: March 24 – 29


Graphic by Ally Rzesa - Berkeley Beacon Staff

By Katiana Hoefle

Many students and organizations host events at Emerson and broadcast them on EmConnect’s event page and fliers on bulletin boards around campus. The Beacon’s Living Arts section went through the events for the next week and picked out a few that seemed interesting.

Speaker Karin Lewis

Active Minds at Emerson College, an organization that seeks to create a safe space for discussing mental health disorders, will host a speech and discussion led by eating disorder therapist Karin Lewis about her experiences recovering from anorexia nervosa. The event will be held on Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. in room 227 of the Piano Row residence hall.

Art Activism and Intersectional Feminism Events

Intercultural Student Affairs will host a series of events for art activism and intersectional feminism on Wednesday. Vocalist Valerie Stephens will present “Creating the Mammy Diaries” at 2 p.m., and Taina Asili will present “Arts in Action” at 4 p.m. Grammy-nominated, singer-songwriter, master of ceremonies, and activist Maimouna Youssef, or Mumu Fresh, will close the events with a keynote address at the Bill Bordy Theater at 6:30 p.m.

DKA Headshots Fundraiser

Emerson fraternity Delta Kappa Alpha will provide students with the opportunity to get professional headshots taken by student photographers. Students may sign up through a Google form for a 15-minute photoshoot for $15. Photos will be taken on Thursday at the Max Mutchnick Campus Center 114 from 12 to 6 p.m.

Herstory Formal Event

Emerson social sorority Sigma Pi Theta dedicated Women’s History Month to empowering femininity through a series of discussions, performances, and celebrations called Herstory Month. On Friday they will close out the month by holding the Herstory Formal Event in the Bill Bordy Theater from 7 to 10 p.m. The sorority will provide food, music, and Herstory-themed raffle items at the event. Tickets are $8 in advance and can be purchased by sending money to the @SigmaPiTheta Venmo account or by paying $10 at the door. All proceeds will go to On the Rise, Inc., a women’s shelter in Cambridge.

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