April 21, 2019

    Men’s lacrosse wins first conference game in 6 years on senior day

    The men’s lacrosse team won its first conference game in program history since 2014 after a 7-6 victory over Wheaton…
    April 19, 2019

    Senior enters professional draft after softball senior day

    Senior catcher Kallista Leonardos announced her intention to enter the American Softball Association draft on Friday at the softball team’s…
    April 18, 2019

    Junior baseball pitcher leading NEWMAC in strikeouts

    At three years old, Jack Fox said he practiced pitching by throwing rocks into his neighbor’s yard. Now in his…
    April 17, 2019

    Softball one spot shy of playoffs with two doubleheaders remaining

    As the softball team heads into its final weekend in the conference regular season, the Lions have a chance to…
    April 16, 2019

    Men’s volleyball loses in conference quarterfinals to close season

    The men’s volleyball team lost in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference quarterfinals for the sixth year in a row, but…


    • Letters

      Letter: Students respond to “Person of Color Column: I am from Hong Kong, not China”

      To the Editor: Re “Person of Color Column: I am from Hong Kong, not China” (Column, April 21) The Living Arts Section recently published a Person of Color column about students from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Tibet being “falsely” identified as Chinese. The article claims that, “International students from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tibet and other places in relation to China…

    • Editorial

      Editorial: Merging our identity as students and journalists in the Beacon’s recent coverage

      At Issue: The Beacon’s story on the removal of the list of alleged abusers Our Take: Reporting with the Emerson community in mind CW/TW: This editorial addresses issues and events surrounding campus sexual assault and violence. The Beacon published an article on Thursday detailing how the college removed a list that detailed the names of more than 12 students accused…

    • Editorial

      Editorial: Leaving our past in the Piano Row basement

      At Issue: A moment of self-reflection before we relocate Our Take: There’s still work to be done Starting this fall, the Beacon will occupy a new office at 172 Tremont St. With this transition, we hope to take our strengths with us and leave our mistakes and shortcomings behind in the basement of Piano Row where our current office resides.…

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: American age restrictions increase students’ craving for alcohol

      When I decided to study abroad in the United States I received advice about the drinking culture at American colleges. One friend, a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, told me that drinking is essential to “fitting in” and “making friends” on campus despite the fact that the legal drinking age in the U.S. is 21. He talked about “Thirsty…

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: Don’t let social norms pressure you out of solitude

      Last semester, my intermediate magazine writing class at Emerson required me to travel to Gloucester, Massachusetts, to report on the Portuguese fishing community there. I was more than eager for this opportunity—my first chance to travel and report in a new town that was a considerable distance away from Boston. I finally felt like I was beginning to embody the…

    • Editorial

      Editorial: Combating memories of tragedy with representations of strength

      At Issue: Student involvement in Marathon Monday Our Take: Appreciate and honor the marathon   Trigger warning: This editorial addresses events that occurred at the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. On Monday, the city of Boston will host the 123rd Boston Marathon. The marathon is not only the world’s oldest but is regarded as one of the most challenging as well. Participants…

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