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Emerson Polling Director Spencer Kimball

Latest Emerson polls show Biden leading in key battleground states

By Dana Gerber and Elena Naze
November 2, 2020

With in-person voting set to open tomorrow, Emerson Polling’s final state and national polls of the general election show Democratic candidate Joe Biden with strong leads over incumbent President Donald...

“[Global Pathways] is something I think Emerson is really proud of. It’s something that I think is unique to us, College Official Corey Blackmar said.

Summer Global Pathways Programs canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

By Elena Naze
May 5, 2020

The college notified all 200 individuals registered for the summer Global Pathway programs—which send students around the world for four to six weeks—in early April that it would be canceling all 18...


Former chair of Performing Arts Department Leo Nickole dies at 93

By Elena Naze
April 3, 2020

Emerson alumnus and professor emeritus Leo Nickole died Wednesday at 93, an email from President M. Lee Pelton announced Friday evening.  A Korean War veteran, Nickole graduated Emerson in 1949 with...

College advises against travel to China and South Korea as Coronavirus spreads

College advises against travel to China and South Korea as Coronavirus spreads

By Elena Naze
February 27, 2020

The Office of Internationalization and Global Engagement sent an email to the community Thursday advising against “nonessential travel” to China and South Korea, citing the global outbreak of COVID-19,...

The Emerson College Student Union released the email correspondence from President M. Lee Pelton after the group held a phone bank for students to express concerns about tuition hikes.

ECSU releases email correspondence with President Pelton concerning tuition hike

By Elena Naze
February 25, 2020

Emerson College Student Union posted a response to an email from President M. Lee Pelton on Monday highlighting financial issues faced by students and urging him to not approve a rumored 3.5 percent tuition...

Growing concern for the coronavirus places study abroad programs on hold

By Elena Naze
February 10, 2020

The college halted its study abroad programs in the Asia-Pacific region following the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus as a global health emergency on Jan. 30, according to college officials. Embed...

Office of Housing and Residential Education welcomes three new faculty members

By Elena Naze
January 30, 2020

The college’s Office of Housing and Residential Education fully restaffed for the spring semester following over a year of consistent overturn.OHRE hired two new Residence Directors, Ashley Gravina...

Emerson College Polling Director Spencer Kimball.

Poll: Unwillingness to donate and disapproval of residency requirement

By Elena Naze
December 10, 2019

A new poll from Emerson College Polling Society found a low willingness to donate after graduation, high favorability of professors and resident assistants, and a sizable disapproval of the updated residency...

Brothers of Phi Alpha Tau Abe Speck (left) and Joshua Sun (right) helped organize this years Dr. David Brudnoy Memorial Award Gala. Rachel Culver / Beacon Correspondent.

Phi Alpha Tau honors Boston police commissioner

By Elena Naze
November 11, 2019

In the early 2000s, Phi Alpha Tau active brothers often met at Dr. David Brudnoy’s apartment to listen in on his WBZ radio show and meet his guests.  Brudnoy, a broadcaster since 1971, battled HIV...

Allison OConnor is one of two candidates competing for the Deputy Title IX Coordinator position. Photo: Dartmouth College

Title IX coordinator candidates present policy changes

By Elena Naze
October 16, 2019

The college narrowed the search for a Deputy Title IX Coordinator down to two candidates who expressed largely similar plans to address federal regulations around sexual assault.  The search committee...

Director of Student Leadership Jason Meier

Student voter turnout increases after college voting campaign

By Elena Naze
October 9, 2019

The college saw a rise in student voter turnout in the midterm elections after the college's increased efforts and education to improve voter registration and participation among students. Director...

Administrative Associate to the Chair of Journalism Christopher Wilson said the updated badge system will improve consistency among the department. Sam Hwang / Beacon Correspondent

Journalism department advances current badge program

By Elena Naze
September 11, 2019

The Journalism Department plans to hand out badges identifying each student in the program and their experience with certain journalistic equipment by the end of this week. The department rolled out...

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