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Juice is in full swing of celebrating ‘Nothing Like a Dream’ EP through jubilant live performances across America
Juice is in full swing of celebrating ‘Nothing Like a Dream’ EP through jubilant live performances across America

Juice was formed in 2013 in Boston, and still, over 10 years later, the six-piece rock band is traveling around North America playing...

An evening with Alan Ruck at the Colonial
An evening with Alan Ruck at the Colonial

Fans of all ages gathered at the Colonial Theatre on April 7 for “An Evening With Alan Ruck” to watch a screening of “Ferris...

Anna Feder takes a picture of herself holding a sign she made for an event in 2021.
FSJP and JAZ hold joint conversation about Jewish and anti-Zionist intersectionality

Following several initiatives to advocate for more conversations about Palestine on campus, students, faculty, and staff held a discussion...

Grace Bickerstaffe, a sophomore at Emerson College, donates books at the Tatte Bakery next to Emerson College on Monday, April 8, 2024. (Feixu Chen/Beacon Staff)
Bringing books and hearts together: On the Same Page Boston

In 2016, Cathryn Edelstein proposed a distinctive initiative to the communication studies department: a program focused on nonprofit...

From left, Kayla Armbruster ‘25, Olivia DeCesare ‘26, Stella Del Tergo ‘25, Dr. Deion Hawkins, and Braelyn Spitler ‘25 (August Fowle 24 not pictured) in Ireland for the IFA tournament. (Photo courtesy of Stella Del Tergo)
Speech and debate team members make history at international tournament in Dublin

Emerson’s Speech and Debate team traveled to Dublin, Ireland, to attend the International Forensics Association (IFA)’s 34th Annual...

He ran the Boston Marathon. His wife found a unique way to support him.
He ran the Boston Marathon. His wife found a unique way to support him.
By Merritt Hughes, Co-Opinion Editor / April 17, 2024

While thousands of runners ran the Boston Marathon on Monday, devoted wife Suzzanne Bright competed in her own race through the city’s...

Brooke Taylor and additional Girls State participants in Girls State, now streaming on Apple TV+.
Democracy gets a makeover in Apple TV+’s ‘Girls State’
Team Hoyt cycles
Team Hoyt cycles, runs, and cheers to honor 10th anniversary of last marathon finish for late Rick and Dick Hoyt
Emerson Hillel is here to stay
Opinion
Letter to the Editor: Hillel is here to stay
Photo Merritt Hughes
Opinion
Being a lesbian is easier in Boston
Illustration Rachel Choi
Opinion
Listen up seniors, cause this is it
Illustration Kellyn Taylor
Opinion
Think TikTok won’t be banned in the U.S.? Think again
Modeled by Paige Victoria
Neo-Americana Spring 2024
Photo essay: Cigarettes in Gen-Z
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Neo-Americana Spring 2024
God bless history teachers, Colin Powell, and the ghost of Americana
Modeled by Sam Shipman and Maddie Barron
Neo-Americana Spring 2024
'Till divorce do us part: a generation of marriage skeptics
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Neo-Americana Spring 2024
The resonating echoes of 9/11 in country music
Courtesy Rachel Choi
Neo-Americana Spring 2024
Monopoly on dreaming: Disillusionment of the American Dream
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2024 Boston Marathon: Stories racing to and beyond the finish line
'The beauty of Boston': Thousands experience sunny 128th Boston Marathon
golden retriever meetup
Goldens galore for Spencer, the Boston Marathon dog

One day before the Boston Marathon, a sea of golden fur filled the Boston Common in honor of Spencer, the official dog of the race since 2022...

Best signs of 2024 Boston Marathon
"Kiss me if you love the Patriots": Best signs of 2024 Boston Marathon

See the Beacon's full coverage on the 2024 Boston Marathon.                      

More than 30,000 runners from over 100 countries are registered to run in the 128th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Rian Nelson/Beacon Staff)
2024 Boston Marathon: Stories racing to and beyond the finish line
More than 30,000 athletes from all across the world will take on the 26.2-mile course through Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline, and Boston on Marathon Monday. 
Emerson faculty and alumni to run the 2024 Boston Marathon for charity
Emerson faculty and alumni to run the 2024 Boston Marathon for charity
Tomorrow, Emerson students and faculty will be only a few blocks away from the 2024 Boston Marathon finish line where they can watch the roughly 30,000 registered runners take on the historic course.
A crowd of around 2,000 attendees gather in Newton on Sunday, April 7, 2024, to unveil the “Hostage Wall” that was vandalized in March. (Margaux Jubin/Beacon Staff)
‘Our community is our strength’: Newton community rededicates wall of Hamas’ captives after vandalism

Over 2,000 people gathered at Jeff and Miriam Kosowsky’s house in Newton on Sunday to rededicate their wall of Hamas’ hostages,...

Emerson College to integrate AI into classrooms
‘SGA should set an example for other organizations’: SGA cuts own budget, approves annual budget requests

In a shift away from last week’s meeting, which featured President Jay Bernhardt's attendance and a discussion surrounding the March...

Illustration Rachel Choi
Crooke’s Cage: Q1 Grades for the UFC

While we all went home for some well-deserved rest after what felt like a hellish midterm season, the UFC continues to push on. As...

Illustration Kellyn Taylor
‘We knew the world was never going to be the same’: The trailblazing women of the Boston Marathon

In Boston, at the oldest annual marathon in the world, men ran 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to Boylston St for 69 years before the first...

Illustration Rachel Choi
SC head coach Dawn Staley makes history in Women’s March Madness championship game

Head Coach Dawn Staley and the South Carolina women’s basketball team made history on Sunday afternoon after becoming the 2024 NCAA...

An inventive twist on ‘Company’ explores marriage in the modern world
An inventive twist on ‘Company’ explores marriage in the modern world

“Bobbi. Bobbi. Bobbi.” The chorus carried across the stage of the Citizens Opera House during a performance of the Stephen Sondheim...

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Running: The underrated cure to burnout, stress and anxiety

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific...

DEVELOPING STORY: The latest on the arrest of 13 students
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An Instagram post announcing the return of Black Swan for the Spring 2024 semester.
Meet Black Swan, Kasteel Well’s magazine by students, for students
En la calle con Sofia: Brothers Burger
En la calle con Sofia: Brothers Burger
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
Illustration Kellyn Taylor
Class of 2028, this one’s for you
Illustration by Rachel Choi.
Why is Boston overrated?
Emersons downtown Boston campus.
Letter to the Editor: The weapons of the weak
An Emerson College Police car.
Emerson College among nationwide surge in student protest arrests
The 127th Boston Marathon.
The Boston Marathon: Everything you need to know
Sampha’s ‘Lahai’ tour transcends Roadrunner
Sampha’s ‘Lahai’ tour transcends Roadrunner
He ran the Boston Marathon. His wife found a unique way to support him.
He ran the Boston Marathon. His wife found a unique way to support him.
Norman Lear ‘44
‘Everything that Norman did was influenced by humanity’: Friends and fans remember Norman Lear ‘44
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The rise of MAGA and political extremism