Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

A woman waits for her train at South Station.

A look into the students’ pandemic-era holiday plans and pronoun usage at Emerson

By Maximo Aguilar Lawlor, Drew Ascione, and Sophia Boyce
November 25, 2020

  Today on The 172 Review, host Maximo Aguilar Lawlor sits down with Express News Editor Charlie McKenna to talk about last week’s surge of positive COVID-19 cases at Emerson...

A student navigates the canvas website.

College will now allow community members to choose pronouns on Canvas

By Katie Redefer, Staff Writer
September 17, 2020

A recent college update to Canvas, Emerson’s online learning platform, now allows for users to change and display pronouns on their profile. Users can now choose from six different pronoun options—she/her,...

EDITORIAL: Pronouns are not up for interpretation

EDITORIAL: Pronouns are not up for interpretation

By Editorial Board
February 21, 2019

At Issue: Lack of pronoun procedures in classrooms Our take: Professors should be required to ask for preferred pronouns Emerson prides itself on creating an accepting atmosphere for individuals....

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...

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