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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Union members negotiating their collective bargaining agreement last semester. Photo: Beacon Archive.

Union staff claims college stalling negotiations

By Max Reyes
December 7, 2017

Between 40 and 50 college staff union members waited in the cramped hallways outside of the union’s office in 145 Tremont St. to greet Emerson administrative officials participating in the union’s...

Incident Journal

By Max Reyes
November 30, 2017

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.   Monday, Nov....

Pelton addresses colleges diversity shortcomings in letter

Pelton addresses college’s diversity shortcomings in letter

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
November 30, 2017

President M. Lee Pelton wrote in his annual State of the College letter that the college’s failure to live up to its diversity, inclusion, and social justice promise was unacceptable. Members of...

Incident Journal

November 16, 2017

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content. Tuesday, Nov. 7 The...

Incident Journal

By Max Reyes
November 9, 2017

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content. Monday, Oct. 30  Library...

Incident Journal

By Max Reyes
November 2, 2017

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.   Monday,...

Union members said Emerson’s staff is underpaid compared to other institutions.
CASSANDRA MARTINEZ / BEACON STAFF

College staff in union protest low wages

By Max Reyes
October 18, 2017

Emerson staff members held signs that read: “We love Emerson but we can’t afford to work here” outside the Dining Center as part of a protest composed of about a half-dozen people on Wednesday...

Incident Journal

By Max Reyes
October 12, 2017

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.   Monday, Oct 2 The...

Incident Journal

By Max Reyes
October 5, 2017

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.   Tuesday, Sept. 19 Sodexo...

Judge rules in favor of college in second Title IX lawsuit

October 5, 2017

By Allison Hagan and Max Reyes A federal judge in the District of Massachusetts ruled in favor of the college in the 2014 “Jillian Doherty v. Emerson College” Title IX lawsuit on Tuesday, in which...

Incident Journal

By Max Reyes
September 14, 2017

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content. Monday, Aug. 28 The...

Emersons Hispanic Population Graphic

Admissions takes steps toward diversity

By Max Reyes
September 13, 2017

According to documents provided by the college, Emerson’s Hispanic population increased 24 percent, or 25 students, from last year. Ruthanne Madsen, vice president for enrollment management, said...

The scene of the crime in Boston Common.
COURTESY OF JUSTIN JOHNSON

Man shot on Boston Common

Students were told to lock and barricade their doors after both Emerson College and the Boston Police Department received reports of gunshots on the Boston Common around 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday. In an email...

College purchases Adobe Creative Cloud

By Max Reyes
September 7, 2017

Emerson College Information Technology said they provided the college with a campus-wide license for Adobe Creative Cloud because of the program’s cost to students. The Creative Cloud is a software...

Beacon Archive.

Summer construction builds up student spaces

By Max Reyes
September 6, 2017

Emerson gained several new dining and social spaces as it lost the entirety of the Little Building to renovations this summer. 2 Boylston Place has 375 beds and 18 floors and features three common areas,...

Emerson debuts new brand

By Max Reyes
July 20, 2017

Update: This article originally stated that only current students could access the branding website with an Emerson log-in. The site is now open to the public. The college updated its website and social...

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