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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Cheryl Owsley Jackson speaking to the staff of The Harvard Crimson in 2019.

Cheryl Owsley-Jackson to leave Emerson after “less rewarding” experiences

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
July 26, 2021

Senior Journalist-in-Residence Cheryl Owsley-Jackson will not be returning to Emerson in the fall, and will instead take up a position at Indiana University, her alma mater. Her departure, announced...

This month, Emerson Polling Society has surveyed marijuana opinions nationwide.

On Election Eve, alumni panel forecasts presidential race results

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
November 3, 2020

A panel of Emerson faculty and alumni gathered at the final “Road to the White House” event Monday to discuss their insights and predictions for the Nov. 3 presidential election.  Director of Emerson...

All but one of my previous journalism classes were taught by either a white woman or a white man.

Don’t underestimate the importance of faculty of color

By Melanie Curry
January 28, 2020

I arrived at Emerson in fall 2018 where I quickly noticed my environment consisted of mostly white students and people. While I never mind being taught by a white professor, I never noticed the impact...

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