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Students cross the intersection of Boylston St. and Tremont St. in front of the Little Building.

Emerson COVID-19 working groups to announce fate of fall semester by July 1

By Charlie McKenna
May 14, 2020

Correction: Tim Riley, associate journalism professor and a consulting member of one of COVID-19 working groups, erroneously told The Beacon that the college would make a decision about the fall semester...

Faculty Council met in 172 Tremont St. and approved a resolution reaffirming their commitment to shared governance.

Faculty Council reaffirms commitment to shared governance

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
January 20, 2020

Faculty Council voted unanimously to move a resolution reaffirming their commitment to shared governance to the full Faculty Assembly during their Jan. 16 meeting.The proposal states that college faculty...

WERS Operations Manager Howard Simpson pulled music by Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, and Jussie Smollett from his show. Photo by Hongyu Liu / Beacon Staff

Late-night WERS program pulls controversial artists’ songs

By Hongyu Liu, Multimedia Managing Editor
March 20, 2019

A programmer for WERS removed songs by controversial artists from his playlist between December and March of the 2018-19 academic year. The artists include R. Kelly, Michael Jackson, and Jussie Smollett,...

Coffee and Conversations aims to create a welcoming environment to discuss U.S. politics with both domestic and international students. Frances Hui / Beacon Correspondent

Faculty foster political conversations with domestic and international students

By Frances Hui
October 31, 2018

The Department of Communication Studies and International Student Affairs kicked off the first of three Coffee and Conversation events to provide a space for discussion of U.S. politics and social issues...

Faculty were presented with awards during their monthly meeting. Chris Van Buskirk / Beacon Staff

Faculty recognized and honored at award ceremony

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
September 29, 2018

The Faculty Assembly recognized and honored members of the Emerson community at its first meeting of the year on Tuesday. About a dozen faculty members received departmental awards and recognition...

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