Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Security cameras installed in Max over security concerns

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
February 4, 2020

The college's Facilities Management Department installed three new security cameras at the Max due to security concerns and an increase in missing products, according to college officials. Facilities...

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

Dining workers secure new union contract

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
September 11, 2019

The college’s dining workers renegotiated their union contract with Bon Appétit Management Company in May 2019 to provide them with more benefits after their previous contract expired last April.  The...

Kosher foods comply with Jewish dietary guidelines for food preparation and consumption, such as avoiding eating pork or alcohol. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Spiritual Life Director to assess kosher and halal options in Dining Center

By Anissa Gardizy
April 17, 2019

Director of Religious and Spiritual Life Julie Avis Rogers is in the process of meeting with Emerson’s food service provider about whether it can provide more kosher and halal options in the college’s...

The colleges dining center will be providing pre-made meals to students during mandatory quarantine.

Dining Center replaces over 2,000 mugs

By Hanna Marchesseault
January 17, 2019

The Dining Center will not take action to prevent people from stealing mugs for the 2019 spring semester, according to a dining official. Resident District Manager for Bon Appetit Management Dawn Sajdyk...

The C-Store in the Max Cafe sells food and non-food items for a higher price compared to nearby stores. Photo by Tivara Tanudjaja

Some C-Store prices max out CVS and Target

By Lily Hartenstein
October 24, 2018

Several items for sale at the C-Store in the Max Cafe cost more than those at other stores in the Theater District. For example, a bottled Starbucks Frappuccino costs $3.52 at the C-Store while the...

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Dining Center removes major allergens from Pure Station

By Cynthia Tu
October 16, 2018

Bon Appétit removed the eight major allergens from one station in the Dining Center to accommodate students with food allergies, according to Dawn Sajdyk, the general manager for Bon Appétit Emerson. The...

According to the Sustainable Emerson Facebook page, Emerson’s recycling rate last spring ranked No. 141 out of 150 colleges and universities in the nation. • Abbey Finn / Beacon Correspondent

College seeks to redeem recycling and composting rates

By Kaitlyn Bryson
October 10, 2018

Emerson came in last place in a recycling competition against five other Boston colleges and universities last spring. This semester, the Sustainability Committee and Bon Appetit combined resources to...

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