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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Respect college employees with improved communication

Respect college employees with improved communication

By Editorial Board
Published October 2, 2019

Over the summer, the college switched their employment software from their old system, People Admin, to a new software called Workday. In the process of...

Resident Assistant Max Straubinger said he has felt disrespected by the administrations treatment of RAs. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

RAs spar with administration over contract changes

By Parker Purifoy
Published September 25, 2019

Senior Raven Devanney remembers sitting with her fellow resident assistants in a meeting in May 2019 when several college officials were going over new...

Katrina Chappie Chaput has worked as an RA in the Colonial dorm and at the Kasteel Well campus. Photo by Grayson Acquaviva / Beacon Staff

RA applications decrease despite high demand

By Flora Li
Published February 6, 2019

The number of resident assistant applicants dropped by approximately 10.5 percent for the 2019-2020 academic year, despite the demand for RAs increasing...

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