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 will show Senseless Smoke, a film based on the experiences of several Boston youths, as one of several events in celebration of Black History Month.

Emerson to host panels, events during Black History Month

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2022

Emerson will host several events in celebration of the nationwide observance of Black History Month, including panels, keynote speakers, and roundtable discussions throughout the month of February. “The...

An SGA meeting. Photo credit: Yongze Wang

SGA considers diversity, student engagement initiatives

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2021

The Student Government Association discussed a fight for mental health breaks at colleges in the Boston area at its meeting on Oct. 8. Executive Vice President Pranit Chand met with the Boston Intercollegiate...

A Student Government Association meeting from the spring semester.

SGA closes meeting to talk with Intercultural student affairs

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
November 10, 2020

The Student Government Association’s weekly Student Assembly meeting was closed to the public and The Beacon, after the group entered executive session to discuss “social justice, power, and privilege”...

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...

Director of Intercultural Student Affairs Tamia Jordan handles name and gender changes on file for students. Beacon Archives

Intercultural Student Affairs emcees hip-hop month

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
April 19, 2018

At age 14, Elmer Martinez started dancing in Lowell’s underground hip-hop scene. He said hip-hop influenced his upbringing, and he saw a lack of that culture at Emerson. When he pitched a dance battle...

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