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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Paramount residence halls are designated as a quarantine and isolation space in the fall for ill and exposed students.
Non-residential students' visitation to be restored
By Frankie Rowley, News Editor
January 17, 2022

Non-residential Emerson students can visit residential halls beginning on Jan. 18, college officials...

Students cross the intersection of Boylston St. and Tremont St.
Professor faces outcry over antisemitism allegations
By Bailey Allen and Abigail Lee
January 13, 2022

Mired in controversy, an Emerson professor is facing accusations of antisemitic behavior in the...

Emersons Title IX office.
Emerson officially relocates Office of Access, Equity, and Title IX
Emerson students having classes.
'Everything is out the window': College returns to in-person learning amid unprecedented COVID surge
By Vivi Smilgius and Adri Pray
January 12, 2022

Less than a week into the spring 2022 semester, Emerson has already reported 228 positive COVID-19 tests, leading to uncertainty regarding...

Paramount residence halls are designated as a quarantine and isolation space in the fall for ill and exposed students.
Non-residential students' visitation to be restored
By Frankie Rowley, News Editor
January 17, 2022

Non-residential Emerson students can visit residential halls beginning on Jan. 18, college officials announced on Monday evening.  Starting...

A sign of the COVID testing site of Emerson College and Tufts University.
Emerson reports 228 positive cases within 10 day period
By Adri Pray, Assistant Express News Editor
January 13, 2022

An unprecedented 228 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported at Emerson in the ten days since the commencement of the spring 2022 semester. Cumulatively,...

Spark Casting logo
Casting company created by two alumnae
By Maeve Lawler
January 12, 2022

Hailey Giles and Stefanie Seifer met through mutual friends at a Super Bowl party and began talking—more than a decade after both graduated...

Yacht Rock Revues Dave Freeman playing the saxophone at the House of Blues on Jan. 7.
‘Hot Dads in Tight Jeans’ take over the House of Blues
By Charlie McKenna, Contributing Reporter
January 12, 2022

After a nearly two-hour delay, the audience at Yacht Rock Revue’s Jan. 7 concert exploded when the band finally made their way to the stage...

Presidential Working Group sends final report to Pelton
Presidential Working Group sends final report to Pelton
By Katie Redefer, Staff Writer
February 25, 2021

President M. Lee Pelton accepted the Presidential Working Group’s final draft of recommendations for Emerson’s Title IX processes on Tuesday—a...

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The Berkeley Beacon releases first  diversity audit in the organization’s  75-year history
The Berkeley Beacon releases first diversity audit in the organization’s 75-year history
January 12, 2022

Since fall 2020, when The Beacon saw more than a dozen staff resignations as a result of a toxic, racially-insensitive newsroom culture, we have...

Emersons testing site at Tufts Medical Center.
Emerson's COVID-19 protocols for spring semester warrant criticism
By Editorial Board
January 13, 2022

With students already back on campus and in-person classes officially starting on Jan. 18, COVID-19 cases are bound to continue their rise. Given...

Letter from the Editor: The Beacon’s shortcomings and how we will improve
Letter from the Editor: The Beacon’s shortcomings and how we will improve
By Lucia Thorne, Editor-in-Chief
January 13, 2022

It’s been a year and a half since The Beacon began a process that had been long overdue: reckoning with the racism within our organization....

David Dobrik’s kingdom of bullying
David Dobrik’s kingdom of bullying
By Kaitlyn Fehr, Chief Copyeditor
March 25, 2021

Trigger Warning: This column contains mentions of racism, homophobia, ableism, and sexual assault. Over the past couple of years, the YouTube...

Illustration by Lucia Thorne
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The people left behind
By Kaitlyn Fehr, Chief Copyeditor
October 11, 2021

TW: This article mentions suicide, suicidal thoughts, and grief *Names changed for privacy When I was eight months old, my second cousin John*,...

Mariyam Quaisar poses during a photoshoot.
Emerson's promises of diversity fell short for me
October 11, 2021
Three weed dealers––Jamie, Alex, and John––who spoke with The Beacon on the condition of anonymity, discussed their life as dealers on campus and how it impacts their customers.
Let's Be Really Blunt: Student dealers on what it's like being "The Plug"
May 1, 2021