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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

SGA aims to increase visibility with new projects

SGA aims to increase visibility with new projects

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
Published 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...

Breaking the silence, breaking the mold

Breaking the silence, breaking the mold

By Editorial Board
Published 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...

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
Published 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...

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

Published 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...

Student Government Association discusses response to faculty chair’s memo

Student Government Association discusses response to faculty chair’s memo

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
Published November 2, 2017

The Student Government Association discussed the recent memo by Faculty Assembly Chair Anthony Lowrie at their Tuesday meeting. They resolved...

Students present demands to faculty
RIANE ROLDAN / BEACON CORRESPONDENT

Faculty assembly chair calls for ‘less witch-hunting’ in wake of protest

Published 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...

WATCH: Hundreds of Emerson students protest against racism, present demands

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
Published October 24, 2017

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