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A protestor is arrested during last Augusts Straight Pride Parade. The group that organized the parade, Super Happy Fun America, is set to clash with counter-protestors Saturday afternoon at a pro-police rally.

[Photo] Dueling protests to clash on Boston Common

June 27, 2020

A protestor is arrested during last August's Straight Pride Parade. The group that organized the parade, Super Happy Fun America, is set to clash with counter-protestors Saturday afternoon at a pro-police...

Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton

[Photo] UPDATED: Pelton denounces Straight Pride Parade in community email

August 28, 2019

Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton

The Berkeley Beacon office in Emersons 172 Tremont St. building.

[Photo] SGA passes legislation condemning The Beacon over instances of racism, discrimination

December 18, 2020

The Berkeley Beacon office in Emerson's 172 Tremont St. building.

The Defund ECPD initiative, inspired by the Defund the Police initiative, has sparked the college to plan a review of ECPDs funding and role on campus.

[Photo] Incident Journal: Drug paraphernalia confiscated during move-out

March 27, 2020

The "Defund ECPD" initiative, inspired by the "Defund the Police" initiative, has sparked the college to plan a review of ECPD's funding and role on campus.

Students moving out of their dorms in March 2020

[Photo] COVID-19 at Emerson: The Story So Far

March 17, 2020

Students moving out of their dorms in March 2020

Emersons Kasteel Well campus in Well, Netherlands.

[Photo] Coronavirus scares halt travel for Kasteel Well students

February 24, 2020

Emerson's Kasteel Well campus in Well, Netherlands.

A Student Government Association meeting from the spring semester.

[Photo] SGA delays vote on FEB proposal, appoints two new senators

February 5, 2020

A Student Government Association meeting from the spring semester.

Emerson College Polling Director Spencer Kimball.

[Photo] Poll: Unwillingness to donate and disapproval of residency requirement

December 10, 2019

Emerson College Polling Director Spencer Kimball.

A Financial Advisory Board meeting in September 2019.

[Photo] Vote on controversial fee amendment postponed

September 20, 2019

A Financial Advisory Board meeting in September 2019.

Dining on campus will see significant alterations in the fall semester.

[Photo] All meals to be takeout in fall semester

July 14, 2020

Dining on campus will see significant alterations in the fall semester.

President M. Lee Pelton will head a Boston committee tasked with combating racism and inequality.

[Photo] Pelton begins talks for Tokyo

December 13, 2012

President M. Lee Pelton will head a Boston committee tasked with combating racism and inequality.

An SGA meeting at the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year.

[Photo] SGA votes on sustainability

October 3, 2013

An SGA meeting at the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year.

President M. Lee Pelton.

[Photo] Emerson remembers and honors late professor

January 23, 2014

President M. Lee Pelton.

The colleges choice to extend the fall semester grading period was met with mixed reactions from professors

[Photo] Lowrie steps down as faculty assembly chair following vote

December 6, 2017

The college's choice to extend the fall semester grading period was met with mixed reactions from professors

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy joined a group of state attorneys Thursday in suing the U.S. Department of Education over  proposed Title IX regulations.

[Photo] Massachusetts Attorney General joins fight against new Title IX regulations

June 6, 2020

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy joined a group of state attorneys Thursday in suing the U.S. Department of Education over proposed Title IX regulations.

The Emerson College Los Angeles Center located on Sunset Blvd.

[Photo] ELA applications no longer first-come, first-serve

October 31, 2018

The Emerson College Los Angeles Center located on Sunset Blvd.

Two members of the student organization Earth Emerson.

[Photo] Student organizations push political engagement on Election Day

November 3, 2020

Two members of the student organization Earth Emerson.

Emersons downtown Boston campus.

[Photo] Faculty approves sanctuary campus proposal

November 30, 2016

Emerson's downtown Boston campus.

Pictured above, Performing Arts Department Chair Bob Colby.

[Photo] Robert Colby selected as Performing Arts Chair fall 2018

February 19, 2018

Pictured above, Performing Arts Department Chair Bob Colby.

No Strain Here

February 1, 1947

Well, here we are, one semester past—along with everyone’s marks. There were only a couple of worryin’ wonders at the half and they seem to have worried the wondering professors into a passing grade. While...

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