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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

An ECPD patrol vehicle.
Incident Journal: ECPD responds to fire alarms, provides medical assistance
By Maddie Khaw, Assistant Enterprise News Editor
September 26, 2022

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon...

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Former performing arts co-chair passes away
By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
September 26, 2022

Maureen Shea, the former co-chair of Emerson’s performing arts department, passed away Thursday...

SGA members in a meeting.
SGA announces non-tuition academic credit for internships
People walking through the intersection of Boylston and Tremont street.
Emerson reaches settlement agreement in Spring 2020 lawsuit
By Olivia LeDuc
September 26, 2022

Emerson settled a class-action lawsuit regarding its decision to move classes online during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.
Incident Journal: ECPD responds to fire alarms, provides medical assistance
By Maddie Khaw, Assistant Enterprise News Editor
September 26, 2022

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style...

Trans flag waving in front of Boston Children’s Hospital.
Anti-trans protesters met with counter-protesters at Boston Children’s Hospital
By Maddie Barron and Chloe Els
September 21, 2022

Dozens of counter-protesters gathered outside of the Boston Children’s Hospital Sunday in response to the highly controversial visit of Canada-native...

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‘When A Soul Walks’: alum turns senior thesis into debut novel
By Avieana Rivera, Correspondent
September 22, 2022

Amidst the emerging pandemic, an Emerson alum found solace, inspiration, and peace in writing a senior thesis that has now become her debut fiction...

Comedians perform at the All-Troupe show.
All-Troupe show brings out the best from Emerson’s comedians
By Jackson Bailey, Correspondent
September 22, 2022

A large crowd gathered outside the Student Performance Center last Friday night with anticipation building for “Too Loud,” the All-Troupe...

Formerly the Title IX office, Emersons Office of Equal Opportunity will address issues of discrimination, sexual violence and harassment on campus.
Office of Equal Opportunity extends Title IX reach
By Adri Pray, News Editor
September 7, 2022

The Office of Equal Opportunity will expand the scope of responsibility of the former Office of Title IX following its absorption of the office...

The womens volleyball team stranded on the side of the Mass. Pike. on Saturday, after their bus burst into flames.
Women’s volleyball team stranded after bus catches fire on Mass Pike
By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
September 24, 2022
Illustration by Hailey Akau
Stop judging Olivia Wilde’s relationship and start judging her morals
By Christina Horacio, Copyeditor
September 22, 2022

Olivia Wilde’s upcoming film Don’t Worry Darling, starring Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, has generated quite the controversy. With rumors...

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 to the Editor: A Blue Valentine’s Day at Emerson
Letter to the Editor: A Blue Valentine’s Day at Emerson
By The Emerson Staff Union Bargaining Team
February 14, 2022

It is easy to love Emerson. Talented students, brilliant faculty, committed staff: great people. We see individuals learn and grow on our campus,...

Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn Wang. Courtesy of A24.
‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ shows its audience how to fight with love
By Marcus Cocova, Multimedia Managing Editor
April 13, 2022

Everything Everywhere All at Once is undoubtedly a masterpiece. Writers and directors Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert have leaped from the simple...

From top left to bottom right: Emerson alumni Sam Crimmins, André Archimbaud, Gaby Dunn, Dustin Straube, Steven Rowley and Kasey Fielding. / courtesy
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Safe spaces, section 8 and student loan debt: Emerson alums say they (mostly) don’t regret the financial risk
By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
August 30, 2022

For many freshly graduated Emersonians, monthly loan payments are a harsh awakening to the real world of work—or lack thereof—as creatives....