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.
The Incident Journal for March 20 to April 2.
Emerson’s Board of Trustees has approved another tuition increase for the next academic year. If you didn’t know this already, it’s no fault of your own. The college never directly notified students.
Emerson Admission Office has confirmed that it will no longer require standardized test scores for undergraduate applicants starting fall 2018.
Problems with communication and engagement are part of the reason that all the Student Government Association candidates on this year’s ballot are unopposed and most are current members.
Write-in candidates for SGA's 2017 election.
Director of Religious and Spiritual Life and Campus Chaplain Harrison Blum said he thinks Emerson is a secular campus, something some students see as an obstacle to practicing their faith.
Most colleges and universities in the United States are invested in fossil fuel companies— including Harvard University, Stanford University, and Duke University—whether students know it or not. Emerson is no exception.
“This is a problem that has been around since I have been here,” Solomon said. “It was worse when I was a freshman. I don’t want this as an excuse... I only say that as a statement of fact.”
Alpha Phi Omega will host an overnight dance marathon in April with funds from a Student Government Association appeal.
Sixteen years after nominating herself to the appeals court, Cypher repeated the process, this time for the Supreme Judicial Court. She was confirmed in March, meaning Governor Charlie Baker has appointed more than half of the seven justices on the bench—where Cypher will be sitting by April.
Emerson’s Alliance for Gays, Lesbians, and Everyone will host two weeks of LGBTQ sexual education awareness with funds from a Student Government Association appeal granted last Thursday.
Asian Students for Intercultural Awareness received funding this Tuesday for its annual cultural month, which will highlight diverse stories of Asians and Asian-Americans. The theme for the month is storytellers, and the organization will invite guest speaker Kelvin Yu, a writer and producer on Bob’s Burgers.
According to an email sent to the Emerson community by President M. Lee Pelton Saturday, over 500 students, faculty members, and staff received emails advocating the message of the White Genocide Project, an organization that describes immigration and diversity as a form of genocide against white people.