Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Pictured above, Performing Arts Department Chair Bob Colby.

Permanent cultural committee addresses diversity and bias

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
April 8, 2018

Members of the Educational Equity and Justice Committee have focused on the bias response program and worked with the Social Justice Center to construct a new staff position since becoming a permanent...

Editorial: What’s in a name?

Editorial: What’s in a name?

By Editorial Board
January 25, 2018

At issue: College jargon surrounding issues of inequality Our take: Name changes don’t guarantee action This week, faculty assembly voted to create a permanent new committee on cultural competency...

Letter to the Editor: Ad-Hoc Committee on Cultural Competency response to student protest and Lowrie memo

November 9, 2017

Written in response to a student protest of college discrimination against students of color last month and to a memo sent to the Emerson community by Faculty Assembly Chair Anthony Lowrie, which called...

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