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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Director of Student Leadership Jason Meier
SEAL Director Jason Meier to leave college in November
By Bailey Allen, Deputy Enterprise Editor
October 20, 2021

Director of Student Engagement and Leadership Jason Meier will leave Emerson in November to take...

Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody
Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody
By Camilo Fonseca, News Editor
October 20, 2021

Police arrested a male suspect at Emerson’s Rotch Field on Tuesday evening, after an hours-long...

Students entering 2 Boylston Place
'We don't feel safe': Emerson Jewish community reels from yet another antisemitic attack
WLP Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis.
Emerson professor receives novel-writing fellowship
By Vivi Smilgius, Assistant Express Editor
October 18, 2021

A Washington D.C. foundation named Benoit Denizet-Lewis, a professor in the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department, as the...

Keemstar, The Bogeyman of YouTube
Keemstar, The Bogeyman of YouTube
By Kaitlyn Fehr, Columnist
October 21, 2021
American exceptionalism foreshadowed our pandemic response
American exceptionalism foreshadowed our pandemic response
By Lucia Thorne, Assistant Living Arts Editor
October 21, 2021
Director of Student Leadership Jason Meier
SEAL Director Jason Meier to leave college in November
By Bailey Allen, Deputy Enterprise Editor
October 20, 2021

Director of Student Engagement and Leadership Jason Meier will leave Emerson in November to take up a position at Harvard College after nearly...

Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody
Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody
By Camilo Fonseca, News Editor
October 20, 2021

Police arrested a male suspect at Emerson’s Rotch Field on Tuesday evening, after an hours-long standoff closed the South End athletic grounds...

Halloween is back! Here are some ways to celebrate the spooky holiday
Halloween is back! Here are some ways to celebrate the spooky holiday
By Lucia Thorne, Assistant Living Arts Editor
October 21, 2021

After missing out on tricks and treats last year, a somewhat normal Halloween is finally here and it's time to get in the spooky spirit.  Whether...

10 must watch fall films
10 must watch fall films
October 13, 2021
Hannah Nilsson (right), Olivia Bodley (middle), Clara Livingston (left)
‘This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing’ explores self-love and individuality in whimsical world
By Mariyam Quaisar, Living Arts Editor
October 21, 2021

“This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing,” the latest show in Emerson Stage’s 2021-22 season, a children’s fairytale...

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...

Select a Sport
Emerson College
9
Lasell
8
Mar 11 / Baseball
Emerson College
5
U. of New England
15
Mar 11 / Men's Lacrosse
Emerson College
17
Nichols
4
Mar 11 / Women's Lacrosse
Emerson College
4
Framingham St.
13
Mar 10 / Baseball
Emerson College
17
Rhode Island College
5
Mar 9 / Women's Lacrosse
Emerson College
5
DePauw
11
Mar 8 / Softball
Keemstar, The Bogeyman of YouTube
Keemstar, The Bogeyman of YouTube
By Kaitlyn Fehr, Columnist
October 21, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article contains mentions of racism, homophobia, sexual assault, suicide, and pedophilia. YouTube drama trending on...

Editorial: Emerson, let students move off campus before their senior year
Editorial: Emerson, let students move off campus before their senior year
September 24, 2021

Since fall of 2017, Emerson has mandated that all students entering the college live on campus for their first six semesters, with very few exceptions...

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, Columnist
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, Columnist
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