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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Associate Director of Emersons Healing and Advocacy Collective to depart later this month

Associate Director of Emerson’s Healing and Advocacy Collective to depart later this month

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
July 14, 2021

Greta Spoering, who serves as associate director of Emerson’s Healing & Advocacy Collective, will depart the college on July 23, officials announced Wednesday morning.  Spoering began her current...

Formerly the Title IX office, Emersons Office of Equal Opportunity will address issues of discrimination, sexual violence and harassment on campus.

Title IX working group restarts meetings early after harsh rebuke from some admin, students

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
July 18, 2020

The Title IX working group will continue to meet through the summer after its initial draft of recommended changes to college Title IX policy drew more than 40 public comments that may substantially influence...

Student activists reject changes recommended by Title IX working group

Student activists reject changes recommended by Title IX working group

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
May 3, 2020

Students who originally led the charge to get the college to review its Title IX policies are speaking out against a report containing recommendations released Wednesday by the Title IX working group,...

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...

LETTER: Healing and Advocacy Collective responds to When the best course of action isnt enough

LETTER: Healing and Advocacy Collective responds to “When ‘the best course of action’ isn’t enough”

By Letter to the editor
October 16, 2018

For anyone who is reading this, we talk about power-based interpersonal violence, including sexual assault, the Title IX process, and reference some current cultural examples. To the Community: We...

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Increase in on-campus sex crimes might signal more reporting

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
October 14, 2018

The number of reported on-campus rapes rose from three in 2016 to six in 2017, according to an annual summary of crimes committed on and around Emerson’s campuses. In 2015, there were zero on-campus...

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