Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The college wasnt looking for a new Harrison. Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Harvard Divinity School reverend named as new spiritual life director

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
January 16, 2019

Emerson College named Rev. Julie Avis Rogers as the director of religious and spiritual life and campus chaplain on Dec. 13 in an emailed announcement to the college community. Avis Rogers will begin...

The Center for Spiritual Life no longer holds weekly meditations in the wake of Harrison Blum’s departure from the college as Campus Chaplain.

Religious programming slows after director leaves

By Hanna Marchesseault
November 7, 2018

Part-time advisors of religious groups on campus assumed more responsibilities to maintain the Center for Spiritual Life following the resignation of former Director of Religious and Spiritual Life and...

We need to practice what we preach—accepting different beliefs and different viewpoints in all realms of identity. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Suppressed into spiritual silence

By Diti Kohli, Print Designer
October 25, 2018

Last week, as my Introduction to College Writing class engaged in a conversation about global religious persecution, my professor urged my classmates and I to narrow our scope—to focus on the opinion...

SGA talks religion with campus chaplain

SGA talks religion with campus chaplain

By Shafaq Patel
April 6, 2017

Emerson’s new Director of Religious and Spiritual Life and Campus Chaplain Harrison Blum discussed potential spiritual and religious events with the Student Government Association at Tuesday’s meeting. Blum...

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