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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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SCOTUS decisions on race-based admissions, student loans spark backlash

By Shannon Garrido and Camilo Fonseca
July 2, 2023

In successive rulings last week, the Supreme Court ruled against affirmative action and a plan that would have forgiven federal student loans, drawing sharp backlash from students and academics at Emerson...

Illustration by Rachel Choi

The Supreme Court should stay affirmative about affirmative action

By Rachel Choi, Multimedia Managing Editor
November 9, 2022

On Monday, Oct. 31, the Supreme Court held a hearing regarding the legality of race-conscious admission programs, more commonly known as affirmative action, through a lawsuit by the anti-affirmative action...

Emerson students having classes.

Gender disparity persists in admissions, enrollment

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
September 30, 2021

Emerson is one of many institutions across the country that is seeing an increasing disparity in higher education enrollment numbers—as female populations at colleges and universities continue a steady...

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