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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Take-home rapid test provided by Emerson College.
Emerson students frustrated by mandated at-home rapid tests
By Frankie Rowley and Adri Pray
December 2, 2021

Emerson students reported experiencing difficulties after taking their college-mandated and provided...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.
Armed robbery involving two Emerson students in Boston Public Garden reported to police
By Bailey Allen, Deputy Enterprise Editor
December 1, 2021

Two Emerson students were robbed by one or more armed assailants in the Boston Public Garden Monday...

The exterior of the Kasteel Well castle
No change in sight for Kasteel Well following Omicron variant detection in Netherlands
Gilligan reflects on college’s accomplishments and struggles over the past year in 2021 State of the College report
Gilligan reflects on college’s accomplishments and struggles over the past year in 2021 State of the College report
By Bailey Allen, Deputy Enterprise Editor
November 29, 2021

Interim President William Gilligan published his first State of the College report on Tuesday detailing the college’s accomplishments...

Take-home rapid test provided by Emerson College.
Emerson students frustrated by mandated at-home rapid tests
By Frankie Rowley and Adri Pray
December 2, 2021

Emerson students reported experiencing difficulties after taking their college-mandated and provided at-home rapid COVID-19 tests in order to...

‘Absolutely Normal’: Steely Dan makes a triumphant return to Boston
‘Absolutely Normal’: Steely Dan makes a triumphant return to Boston
By Charlie McKenna, Editor-in-Chief
December 2, 2021

Donald Fagen, decked out in a blazer and sunglasses, remarked to the raucous crowd of Baby Boomers at Nov. 19’s Steely Dan concert that he...

Eric Gordon, executive director of the Engagement Lab and professor
New initiative ‘Transforming Narratives of Gun Violence’ launches two undergraduate courses
By Sophia Pargas
December 1, 2021

Emerson’s Engagement Lab is launching a new three-year initiative titled “Transforming Narratives of Gun Violence” in partnership with...

‘Absolutely Normal’: Steely Dan makes a triumphant return to Boston
‘Absolutely Normal’: Steely Dan makes a triumphant return to Boston
By Charlie McKenna, Editor-in-Chief
December 2, 2021

Donald Fagen, decked out in a blazer and sunglasses, remarked to the raucous crowd of Baby Boomers at Nov. 19’s Steely Dan concert that he...

The reforms in revised draft include a shift in the makeup of the proposed Standing Committee, which would be tasked with improving cross-department communication between offices that handle reports of sexual misconduct. It also suggests potentially moving the Office of Access, Equity, & Title IX out of the Social Justice Center, where it currently lives, as departments inevitably change over time.
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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Lasell
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Mar 11 / Baseball
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U. of New England
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Mar 11 / Men's Lacrosse
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Nichols
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Mar 11 / Women's Lacrosse
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Framingham St.
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Mar 10 / Baseball
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Rhode Island College
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Mar 9 / Women's Lacrosse
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Mar 8 / Softball
The Future Of Historical Plaques - And How Emersonians Shape It
The Future Of Historical Plaques - And How Emersonians Shape It
By Gabel Strickland
December 1, 2021

In 1807, it was where John Quincy Adams envisioned the laws that would govern our nation for centuries to come. Now, it's where Emerson students...

Editorial: Emerson should not make winter breaks harder for International Students
Editorial: Emerson should not make winter breaks harder for International Students
November 18, 2021

A winter break away from home can be very difficult—spending the few moments off we have as college students with family can be restorative...

Letter from the Editor: Reflections on a year of turmoil at The Beacon
Letter from the Editor: Reflections on a year of turmoil at The Beacon
By Charlie McKenna, Editor-in-Chief
September 2, 2021

Almost a year ago this week, The Beacon was rocked by controversy. Nearly 20 staff members resigned. The paper faced fury from within its ranks...

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