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Mariyam Quaisar poses during a photoshoot.

Emerson’s promises of diversity fell short for me

By Mariyam Quaisar, Editor-at-large
October 11, 2021

TW: This story contains mentions of racism, hate speech, and strong language I decided early that whatever college I attended had to have a diverse community. There must be a Bollywood dance team, Indian...

Director of Spiritual Life Julie Avis-Rogers is leading the search for a Muslim chaplin. Cynthia Tu / Beacon Correspondent

CSL supports Muslim students as search for chaplain continues

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
September 18, 2019

The college opened spaces for Muslim students to practice their faith in at the beginning of the fall 2019 semester and continues to search for a Muslim chaplain. The new Center for Spiritual Life in...

Kosher foods comply with Jewish dietary guidelines for food preparation and consumption, such as avoiding eating pork or alcohol. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Spiritual Life Director to assess kosher and halal options in Dining Center

By Anissa Gardizy
April 17, 2019

Director of Religious and Spiritual Life Julie Avis Rogers is in the process of meeting with Emerson’s food service provider about whether it can provide more kosher and halal options in the college’s...

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