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One of the graphics POWER used to promote #ESOCWeekofAction in November.

Community Equity Action Plan reports updates from faculty, advisory group

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
March 30, 2021

Emerson released an update on its Community Equity Action Plan Tuesday afternoon, outlining progress on the list of demands that were brought forward during the #ESOCWeekofAction in the fall 2020 semester. The...

Valentina Amaro holds up a #ThisIsEmerson sign during the walk out.

Emerson administration, faculty, and staff respond to Emerson Students of Color Week of Action demands

By Ann E. Matica and Diti Kohli
February 14, 2021

Emerson administrators said they would meet with students of color virtually in an effort to create a more equitable environment in an email sent on Feb. 5, the deadline set by student activist organization...

A Thin Blue Line flag was displayed on a computer in the Emerson College Police Department office in August 2018. (NOTE: This photo was provided to The Beacon by a community member with the face of the dispatcher covered)

ECPD issues apology for ‘Thin Blue Line’ flag following #ESOCWeekofAction

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
February 13, 2021

The Emerson College Police Department issued a public apology Wednesday for intermittently displaying a “Thin Blue Line” flag—a common symbol of Blue Lives Matter, a loose, pro-police countermovement...

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