Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

SGA aims to increase visibility with new projects

SGA aims to increase visibility with new projects

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
January 25, 2018

The Student Government Association Executive Board faced a slew of issues in their first semester, which began with a student protest and ended with the Faculty Assembly voting out their chair, Marketing...

Breaking the silence, breaking the mold

Breaking the silence, breaking the mold

By Editorial Board
December 7, 2017

At issue: Marginalized voices are speaking out Our take: The Beacon should amplify these voices No American woman has been selected as Time magazine’s Person of the Year in 80 years. Yet the publication...

President M. Lee Pelton and Chief Financial Officer Paul Dworkis announced a 10 percent reduction to executive leadership salaries amongst other financial cuts to help mitigate the colleges projected losses related to COVID-19, in a virtual faculty forum on Thursday.

Lowrie steps down as faculty assembly chair following vote

By Riley Walberg
November 30, 2017

Anthony Lowrie stepped down from his position as faculty assembly chair after widespread backlash from a faculty-wide email he sent out following the #ThisIsEmerson protest. Associate journalism professor...

Letter to the Editor: Faculty Council responds to Lowrie memo and student protests

November 15, 2017

Faculty Council recently met with President Lee Pelton, Provost Michaele Whelan, and VP of Diversity and Inclusion Sylvia Spears to discuss the student protest and its aftermath. While we support Anthony...

Student Government Association discusses response to faculty chair’s memo

Student Government Association discusses response to faculty chair’s memo

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
November 2, 2017

The Student Government Association discussed the recent memo by Faculty Assembly Chair Anthony Lowrie at their Tuesday meeting. They resolved to respond to the memo in a way that will be heard...

Students present demands to faculty
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Faculty assembly chair calls for ‘less witch-hunting’ in wake of protest

October 30, 2017

By Katherine Burns and Mark Gartsbeyn The chair of Emerson’s faculty assembly wrote in an email Monday afternoon that students and the Ad-Hoc Committee on Cultural Competency falsely accused faculty...

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