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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Students entering 2 Boylston Place

‘We don’t feel safe’: Emerson Jewish community reels from yet another antisemitic attack

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
October 21, 2021

Emerson’s Jewish community reacted with grief, anger, and mourning after antisemitic graffiti was found scrawled on an event poster for Hillel, the college’s Jewish student organization, on Friday...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: Three students stuck in stairwell of Little Building, leaflets found on Walker Building

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
April 21, 2021

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, April 12 Three...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: Injured student identified in Piano Row Residence Hall

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
March 26, 2021

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Tuesday, March 16 ECPD...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: Graffiti found on Emerson College athletic facility

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
March 10, 2021

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Wednesday, March 3 ECPD...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: Two non-Emerson members found in Little Building, fire alarm set off in Park Plaza Hotel

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
February 10, 2021

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Feb. 1  ECPD...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: Graffiti found outside Walker Building, non-Emerson member found in Paramount

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
January 28, 2021

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Dec. 14 An...

The Defund ECPD initiative, inspired by the Defund the Police initiative, has sparked the college to plan a review of ECPDs funding and role on campus.

Incident Journal: Unknown person hijacks Zoom class, graffiti found outside of 172 Tremont

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
April 9, 2020

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, March 30 An...

Melissa Kraus, from the 
Anti-Defamation League’s Boston chapter, presenting at the event hosted by Hillel. Photo credit: Yongze Wang

Hillel hosts event responding to hateful on-campus graffiti

By Faith Bugenhagen
February 23, 2020

Around two dozen students gathered at the Bill Bordy Theatre Tuesday for a Hillel event with Melissa Kraus, a local social justice advocate, who expressed her dismay with the recent appearance of anti-Semitic...

Students gathered in the Cultural Center of 172 Tremont.

On-campus forum invites Asian and Asian-American students to discuss recent discrimination within the community

By Faith Bugenhagen
February 22, 2020

Emi Bague, assistant director of international student career services, shared her initial reaction to learning of last month's on-campus racist vandalism during a talk in the Cultural Center on Tuesday. “When...

The Piano Row bulletin board that was the subject of vandalism remained bare as of Wednesday night.

Vandalism strikes Piano Row for the second time

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
February 20, 2020

A bulletin board on the 13th floor of Piano Row celebrating Black History Month was vandalized on Feb. 9, according to an email from Residence Director Shen de Leon. The board was defaced with derogatory...

Photo credit: Photography Staff

New series launches as a response to recent hate graffiti on campus

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
February 10, 2020

President M. Lee Pelton called for defeating bigotry and racism in a speech Wednesday at the college's first Creative Expression Against Hate series in the Lion's Den.Provost and Vice President of Academic...

College identifies two student suspects in LB vandalism incident

College identifies two student suspects in LB vandalism incident

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
January 30, 2020

Emerson Police identified two students connected to derogatory vandalism found in Little Building on Jan. 26, according to a community-wide email sent Thursday. The students, who were not revealed to...

The Student Government Association appointed the first four of out five members of the Executive Cabinet. Photo credit: Yongze Wang

SGA appoints four executive cabinet members in wide-ranging meeting

By Charlie Mckenna
January 30, 2020

The Student Government Association unanimously voted to appoint the first four members of the newly established Executive Cabinet along with two new commissioners at their second Joint Session on Tuesday.The...

Incident Journal: Offensive graffiti found in Piano Row and Little Building

Incident Journal: Offensive graffiti found in Piano Row and Little Building

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
January 29, 2020

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content.Monday, Jan. 20 ECPD and Boston...

The view of Boylston St. from The Little Building.

Derogatory graffiti found in Little Building, second incident this week

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
January 26, 2020

Derogatory vandalism was found on multiple room doors in the Little Building Friday, according to an email from President M. Lee Pelton, the second incident of hate graffiti in residence halls this week. According...

SGA at a Fall 2019 Joint Session meeting.

SGA condemns swastikas in Piano Row stairwell

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
January 23, 2020

The Student Government Association, in a statement released Thursday morning, condemned antisemitic graffiti found in the stairwells of Piano Row this week.SGA says it hopes the administration will not...

Workers painted over the scaffolding in front of Little Building where over over 12 students were publicly accused of sexual assault.

College removes graffiti accusing more than 12 students of sexual misconduct

By Maya Gacina, Chris Van Buskirk, and Parker Purifoy
April 18, 2019

The college does not plan to investigate who posted a list of more than 12 students accused of sexual misconduct onto Little Building’s Boylston Street scaffolding on Thursday, according to a college...

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