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College in contact with students in Spain and France following travel ban

The college announced the return of in-person classes for the fall semester with an adjusted schedule and extensive social distancing measures in place.

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor

March 12, 2020

Sophomore John Raffaele III woke up Thursday morning to unexpected news--the president of the United States had issued a ban on travel from Europe by non-U.S. residents. Raffaele is currently studying in Valencia, Spain, through Berklee College of Music.  “A lot of people were up at 3 a.m. because...

Letter: Don’t make decisions based on rumors

Letter: Don't make decisions based on rumors

By Abigail Semple, SGA Executive Treasurer

March 12, 2020

Abigail Semple is the Student Government Association's executive treasurer for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Everything right now is hectic. Things are overwhelming and scary. But, we all need to remember to care for ourselves, which means sleeping, eating, washing your hands. Right now, there ar...

Five-run ninth inning propels Lions to win

The Baseball team won its third game of the season on Wednesday.

By Kayla Buck, Assistant Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

A walk-off single by freshman catcher Matt Nachamie earned the Lions a 9-8 win Wednesday afternoon over visiting Lasell University. Senior pitcher Jack Fox pitched six innings, while sophomore pitchers Bryan Simmons-Hayes, and Michael Logerwell pitched one each. Fox gave up six runs on eight hits and str...

Women’s lacrosse records second consecutive victory

The women's lacrosse team won its second game of the season behind a 17-goal performance

By Alberto Gilman

March 12, 2020

The women’s lacrosse team defeated Nichols College Wednesday evening 17-4 for its second consecutive win. The Lions roster totaled four assists, forced 21 turnovers, and recorded 26 groundballs. Through the last three games, the team has scored 39 goals, recorded 10 assists, forced 43 turnovers, t...

Men’s lacrosse ends four game road trip with loss

Junior Defender, Lucas Sickner, running down the field during a game.

By Alberto Gilman

March 12, 2020

The men’s lacrosse team concluded its four-game road trip with a 15-5 loss against the University of New England Wednesday night.  Sophomore midfielder Skyler Celotto led the team in scoring with three goals. Sophomore midfielder Alex Hrisanthopoulos and freshman attack Cameron McNeal each scored on...

Four elevator malfunctions, several ongoing investigations

Four elevator malfunctions, several ongoing investigations

By Beacon Staff

March 11, 2020

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Feb. 24 The ECPD assisted an outside law enforcement agency with suspicious posts left on social media. The...

Letter: Secrecy at Marlboro College

Letter: Secrecy at Marlboro College

By Rebecca Boyden

March 9, 2020

Rebecca Boyden is a former resident of Marlboro whose father was a teacher, Dean, Trustee and Acting President at Marlboro College for over 30 years I am profoundly disturbed by the levels of secrecy which are now accepted at Marlboro College. As an institution founded on the principals of transpar...

Letter: Elections Shenanigans unacceptable

Letter: Elections Shenanigans unacceptable

By Brad Dye

March 9, 2020

Brad Dye graduated from Emerson College in 2006 and served as the Student Government Association's elections commissioner for three years.  As the person who served as SGA Elections Commissioner for three years, and oversaw the College's transition from paper balloting to online elections, I am sho...

College bans travel to five countries amid COVID-19 fears

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By Jacob Seitz, Senior Marlboro Reporter

March 8, 2020

The college announced Sunday that it will eliminate college-funded travel to five countries in response to the rapidly spreading COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus.  An email Sunday afternoon from President M. Lee Pelton said college-funded travel to Italy, China, South Korea, Iran, and Jap...

Building burst into fire next to Emerson Los Angeles campus

Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire that broke out next to Emerson College's Los Angeles campus.

By Dana Gerber, Deputy News Editor

March 2, 2020

No injuries were reported in a building fire across the street from Emerson’s Los Angeles campus Sunday, officials said.  The college instructed students to stay inside the 5960 Sunset Blvd. campus building or wait to return to campus until further notice in an email to students. The blaze drew...

ECSU and S3 demonstrate during annual “Picture Yourself at Emerson” event

Photo Courtesy of ECSU

By Belen Dumont, News Editor

February 29, 2020

Emerson College Student Union and Students Supporting Survivors coordinated an on-campus demonstration Saturday morning, passing out flyers to accepted students at the college’s annual “Picture Yourself at Emerson” event. The two campus organizations partnered together, according to S3’s websi...

Men’s volleyball swept by conference opponent

Junior outside hitter Samuel Willinger (left) totaled  seven digs in Friday's loss. Photo credit: Montse Landeros

By Emily Cardona, Deputy Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

The men’s volleyball team lost its third straight conference game to Lasell University in straight sets on Friday, remaining winless in GNAC play. Lasell took a 2-0 lead in the first set after a ball handling error by the Lions. Outside hitter and defense specialist Danny Darress recorded a kill,...