Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Vibrant art installation in 172 Tremont honors indigenous peoples

Vibrant art installation in 172 Tremont honors indigenous peoples

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor
September 2, 2021

Students entering 172 Tremont this semester will be greeted by a new 13-foot piece of art, installed in July, that intends to signify the importance of inclusivity and equity through brightly colored statements...

The unwavering patriarchy in India is deeply rooted in the history of the country, and it starts with the Indian family dynamic. The husband and father is the head of a household, making sons the desired offspring, while daughters can be seen as a burden..

There is no excuse for hate crimes against Asian Americans

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor
March 25, 2021

The recent murder of eight people, including six of Asian descent at three different locations—a massage parlor in Acworth, GA and two spas in Atlanta, GA—calls for an addressing of hate crimes against...

A Student Government Association meeting from the spring semester.

SGA closes meeting to talk with Intercultural student affairs

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
November 10, 2020

The Student Government Association’s weekly Student Assembly meeting was closed to the public and The Beacon, after the group entered executive session to discuss “social justice, power, and privilege”...

Director of Intercultural Student Affairs Tamia Jordan handles name and gender changes on file for students. Beacon Archives

College lacks official classroom pronoun procedure

By Xinyi Xu and Tomas Gonzalez
February 21, 2019

The college does not have an official procedure for teachers to review students’ pronouns in class, but the Intercultural Student Affairs Office recommends it, according to a college official. The...

Students at the pre-orientation went to Franklin Park in Jamaica Plain on an intercultural tour of Boston. Photo courtesy of Christopher Henderson-West.

Students of color find community in new pre-orientation program

By Maya Gacina
September 6, 2018

The office of intercultural student affairs rolled out a new pre-orientation program this year for students of color, according to the department’s website. The college opened the free program to...

Director of Intercultural Student Affairs Tamia Jordan handles name and gender changes on file for students. Beacon Archives

Intercultural Student Affairs emcees hip-hop month

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
April 19, 2018

At age 14, Elmer Martinez started dancing in Lowell’s underground hip-hop scene. He said hip-hop influenced his upbringing, and he saw a lack of that culture at Emerson. When he pitched a dance battle...

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