Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Students waiting in front of the Lions Den.

Students report dissatisfaction with flexibility week as spring break replacement

By Alec Klusza, Assistant News Editor
April 1, 2021

Emerson’s “Flexibility Week”—meant to provide students with a reduced work load for the week—was received poorly by many students, who cited ineffectiveness, and in some cases, an inadvertently...

A meeting of professor Nancy Allens Plagues and Pandemics course in the fall semester.

Emerson Faculty Assembly passes Flexibility Week and Wellness Passes

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 25, 2021

Emerson’s Faculty Assembly voted to approve two spring break alternatives, wellness passes and a “flexibility week” on Friday, meant to alleviate stress and burnout for students in light of the October...

Students walking on Boston Common.

Faculty approve spring break alternatives

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 21, 2021

Emerson faculty members approved two proposed spring break alternatives during a Friday Faculty Assembly meeting.  The two alternatives, first proposed by Faculty Assembly’s Calendar Committee on...

A Spring 2020 Student Government Association meeting. Photo by Yongze Wang.

Emerson introduces wellness passes, flexibility week

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 15, 2021

Emerson will implement “Wellness passes” and a “Flexibility Week” in late March to promote student wellbeing in lieu of a traditional spring break, after more than 1,700 students signed on to a...

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