Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson will remove plexiglass dividers installed in classrooms preceding the Fall 2021 semester.

Plexiglass shields to be removed from classrooms upon faculty request

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
February 24, 2022

Emerson will remove plexiglass dividers installed in classrooms preceding the Fall 2021 semester. According to Emerson’s assistant vice president of facilities and campus services Duncan Pollock,...

Classroom 633 of the Walker Building.

Some Emerson classroom layouts fall short of six-foot distancing

By Patrick Pierce
March 11, 2021

The structure of some classrooms on Emerson’s main campus make six-foot social distancing nearly impossible—causing some students to lose faith in the quality of the college’s social distancing measures....

Safety, job security top staff concerns for the fall

Safety, job security top staff concerns for the fall

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
September 16, 2020

Emerson staff members are grappling with safety risks and the threat of job insecurity, as the college proceeds with a reopening plan that brought much of the community back to Boston.  Hundreds of...

Emerson will remove plexiglass dividers installed in classrooms preceding the Fall 2021 semester.

Campus capacity severely limited with new retrofitting measures

By Charlie McKenna
August 27, 2020

The rapidly approaching fall semester will see Emerson’s vertical downtown Boston campus drastically altered due to COVID-19 safety restrictions and new retrofitting designed to keep larger groups from...

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