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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

Resident Assistant Max Straubinger said he has felt disrespected by the administrations treatment of RAs. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

RAs spar with administration over contract changes

September 25, 2019

Senior Raven Devanney remembers sitting with her fellow resident assistants in a meeting in May 2019 when several college officials were going over new...

Katrina Chappie Chaput has worked as an RA in the Colonial dorm and at the Kasteel Well campus. Photo by Grayson Acquaviva / Beacon Staff

RA applications decrease despite high demand

February 7, 2019

The number of resident assistant applicants dropped by approximately 10.5 percent for the 2019-2020 academic year, despite the demand for RAs increasing...

Resident Assistants leave Cannabis Scent notices under dorm room doors after pinpointing the smell of marijuana on a residence hall floor. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

New procedure to deal with cannabis on-campus

October 18, 2018

The Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct updated the way Resident Assistants handle incidents involving the smell of cannabis in room(s) by...