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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Intern taking notes in front of the White House.

Journalism students on C-SPAN, PBS internships—and how they got them

By Chloe Els, Staff Writer
November 15, 2022

As a programming intern for C-SPAN, Carol Rangel spent the 2022 midterms furiously taking notes to help with election coverage. “I think I was [at work] until 2 a.m.,” Rangel said. “I was watching...

An Emerson College Police car.

Incident Journal: ECPD provides aid to student

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
November 15, 2022

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. Wednesday, Nov. 9 ECPD...

Boston City Council looks to increase city’s accessibility

Boston City Council looks to increase city’s accessibility

By Chloe Els, Staff Writer
November 13, 2022

The Boston City Council dedicated the bulk of its agenda toward examining accessibility in Boston at its meeting on Wednesday afternoon in City Hall. One of the main points of discussion at the meeting...

Healey wins governors race, first female and lesbian elected

Healey wins governors race, first female and lesbian elected

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
November 9, 2022

Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey scored a historic win Tuesday night after becoming the first elected female governor in Massachusetts and the first openly lesbian governor in the nation. The...

$28 million to fund Boston Common renovation

$28 million to fund Boston Common renovation

By Sasha Zirin
November 9, 2022

With plans being finalized, renovations to the Boston Common’s entrances and borders, upgraded amenities for visitors, and improved recreational areas like the tennis courts and Frog Pond are underway. Working...

David Howse, ‘honored’ and ‘humbled,’ named next VP of Institutional Advancement

David Howse, ‘honored’ and ‘humbled,’ named next VP of Institutional Advancement

By Olivia LeDuc
November 9, 2022

David Howse, an experienced figurehead in organizational and communicative leadership, will become the vice president of Emerson’s Institutional Advancement division, ensuring the continuity of the college’s...

Geoff Diehl gives his concession speech alongside running-mate Leah Allen.

Diehl concedes to Healey; his supporters don’t

By Maddie Barron
November 9, 2022

At the Boston Harbor Hotel, voters for former Massachusetts State Representative Geoff Diehl gathered to await what they hoped to be the election of another Republican governor for Massachusetts. Supporters...

‘Its the only way we can progress in society’: students reflect on “fall back”

‘It’s the only way we can progress in society’: students reflect on “fall back”

By Sasha Zirin
November 9, 2022

Last March, the Senate unanimously approved the Sunshine Protection Act, a federal law that concretes daylight saving time as the standard year-round time in the U.S., putting an end to the twice-annual...

Emerson reinforces BRE findings

Emerson reinforces BRE findings

By Olivia LeDuc
November 2, 2022

Findings from Emerson’s evaluation from Beyond Racial Equity's comprehensive report determined that inclusivity and accessibility hindrances still block marginalized students' experiences at the college. In...

Auditing the auditor’s race: Amore, DiZoglio promise transparency within Auditor’s Office

Auditing the auditor’s race: Amore, DiZoglio promise transparency within Auditor’s Office

By Adam Spector
November 2, 2022

Director of Security and Chief Investigator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Anthony Amore—the republican running for state auditor against democratic Massachusetts Senator Diana DiZoglio—pledged...

Student-run non-profit promotes sustainability and community

Student-run non-profit promotes sustainability and community

By Maeve Lawler, Deputy Enterprise News Editor
November 2, 2022

Four students in the entrepreneurial studies minor launched Bee the Message, a campus-based non-profit that sells beeswax wraps, donating all profits to The Bee Conservancy.  The business began as...

Members of the Emerson community enjoy dinner and music together to honor Diwali.

‘Home away from home’: South Asian students celebrate Diwali on campus

By Chloe Els, Staff Writer
November 2, 2022

Colorful lights and pulsing music emanated from the Little Building’s Student Performance Center Blackbox last Thursday evening as nearly 20 members of the Emerson community came together to celebrate...

Ali Deva performing a tarot card reading.

Befriending a psychic: the inner-workings of mediumship

By Maddie Barron
October 26, 2022

Reverently resting in a box in Ali Deva’s apartment are her first set of tarot cards. These cards, bent and tattered from use, were bought by Deva in 1984 when she performed her first tarot reading amongst...

Street vendors in Salem.

Salem residents share perspectives on tourist crowds

By Anastasia Petridis and Sasha Zirin
October 26, 2022

Over half a million tourists visited Salem, MA this October according to NBC Boston—an increase of 15 percent compared to last year—leaving residents with mixed opinions. The uptick in visitation...

Inside the lodge.

The Masonic Temple of Boston opens its doors to the public

By Karenna Umscheid, Staff Writer
October 26, 2022

The Masonic Temple of Boston, located on the corner of Boylston and Tremont Street, opened its mysterious doors to the public and held an open house on Oct. 15.  Built in 1902, the current temple is...

A grave.

The spooky and the sacred: gravestone art

By Gabel Strickland, Staff Writer
October 26, 2022

Nothing gets someone in the Halloween spirit quite like a visit to a graveyard, where even more haunting than the graves at your feet are the images etched onto the scattered stones. But the skulls, bones,...

‘Working with the self at the core’: Emerson’s Mystic provides space for religious appreciation

‘Working with the self at the core’: Emerson’s Mystic provides space for religious appreciation

By Adri Pray, News Editor
October 26, 2022

In some pagan religions and practices, Halloween is believed to be the time when the veil between the spiritual and physical world thins. Members of Emerson’s alternative spirituality organization, Mystic,...

Emerson Staff Union rallies outside Board of Trustees meeting

Emerson Staff Union rallies outside Board of Trustees meeting

By Chloe Els, Staff Writer
October 26, 2022

Around 30 members of the Emerson College Staff Union assembled in front of the Cutler Majestic Theatre with handwritten signs to ask the Board of Trustees for a cost-of-living adjustment on Tuesday afternoon. A...

An Emerson College Police car.

Incident Journal: Blood found on wall in 2 Boylston Place, ECPD locates injured community member

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
October 24, 2022

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. Thursday, Oct. 20 ECPD...

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