Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Some students, including myself, cannot spare five dollars to a school that already does not meet our financial needs. / Illustration by Christine Park

Students shouldn’t be responsible for fueling the endowment fund

By Melanie Curry
November 8, 2019

Last week, Student Government Association Executive Treasurer Abigail Semple wrote in a letter to the editor, “At Emerson College, we have a problem.” She said there is a serious problem with our...

Editorial: College becomes increasingly inaccessible to students

Editorial: College becomes increasingly inaccessible to students

By Editorial Board
March 28, 2019

At issue: College announces 4 percent tuition increase Our take: Prioritize students' financial security over investments A college-wide email from President M. Lee Pelton on March 21 announced a...

Op-ed: Risking financial security for a coveted college education

Op-ed: Risking financial security for a coveted college education

By Emily Cardona
March 21, 2019

Low-income students, like myself, frequently get put in a position where we must put aside our basic necessities, including toiletries and food, to attend Emerson. Low-income students, or those coming...

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