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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

To save Chinatown, we must Experience Chinatown

To save Chinatown, we must Experience Chinatown

By Bryan Liu and Ryan Yau, Correspondents
September 29, 2022

Through the Chinatown gate lies a wrinkle in time against the backdrop of metropolitan Boston. The neighborhood evokes a sense of anachronism: faded, old-fashioned architecture contrasts with the surrounding...

Afterlife is a Boston-based music management and promotion company.

Junior BCE’s music management and promotion company in the Boston Hip-Hop scene

By Karenna Umscheid, Staff Writer
September 29, 2022

Two students have jump-started their careers in the music industry, managing emerging artists, planning concerts, and promoting events within the Boston hip-hop scene.  Juniors Harry Jenkins and Nissim...

When a Soul Walks by Lauren Ditullio 22.

‘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 novel.  Lauren Ditullio ‘22, a creative writing...

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 showcase meant to reintroduce 13 comedy orgs to audience members...

Jasper by Grant MacDermott 09.

Alum debuts as playwright for Off-Broadway’s ‘Jasper’

By Emma Bowen, Correspondent
September 21, 2022

An Emerson alum and playwright premiered his first production, “Jasper,” a play about the challenges of having a physically disabled family member, on Sept. 14th at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theater...

Omah Lay performs his new album Boy Alone at Bostons Big Night Live.

Nigerian superstar Omah Lay electrifies Boston crowd at Big Night Live

By Ethan Cotler, Correspondent
September 21, 2022

Omah Lay, an Afrobeats musician from Nigeria, made a pit stop Sept. 15 at Boston’s Big Night Live during his “Boy Alone” album tour. Lay’s debut album follows his 2020 EP “Get Layd.”  Born...

Bright Lights releases fall 2022 program

By Alison Sincebaugh
September 21, 2022

The Bright Lights film series, presented by Emerson’s visual and media arts department, recently announced its fall 2022 lineup, with the first screenings taking place on Sept. 22.  The chosen films...

Carnivora drummer Dan DeLucia drinking a bottle of Black Mass BBQ sauce.

Emerson professor incorporates love of heavy metal music into BBQ sauce company

By Izzy Mitchell, Correspondent
September 14, 2022

What started as a passion project in 2014 has since created a harmonious heavy metal barbecue sauce spearheaded by one Emerson faculty member.  Marketing professor Douglas Quintal created Black...

Too Loud is a collaborative showcase of comedy troupes on campus.

All-Troupe show “Too Loud” aims to excite and welcome new comedians

By Jackson Bailey, Correspondent
September 14, 2022

The Emerson Comedy Alliance All-Troupe comedy showcase is set to return on Sept. 16 with a slew of performers promoting their respective comedy troupes.  A total of 12 organizations will be participating...

Livy Burdo poses for a promotional shoot.

Student-run jewelry shop thrives as new earthy designs and collaborations surface

By Karenna Umscheid, Staff Writer
September 14, 2022

From disco balls to shark teeth and magic mushrooms, a student-run online jewelry shop featuring fun, eclectic designs has garnered traction among the Emerson community and beyond. The shop has grown through...

A promotional image for Baby Teeth Film Fest.

Alum-created Baby Teeth Film Festival centers queer filmmakers and characters

By Parker Garlough
September 8, 2022

The second annual Baby Teeth Film Festival will present short films created by trans and gender non-conforming individuals in a variety of genres including fantasy, comedy, and drama.  The festival,...

The Robert J. Orchard Stage, one of ArtsEmerson’s venues

‘We need to change our story’: A look into ArtsEmerson’s 2022-23 season

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
September 8, 2022

ArtsEmerson will display seven in-person and two virtual performances this upcoming academic year, all of which seek to elevate minority voices and emphasize the diversity of Boston artists.   “As...

Please Let Me In exhibit at the Boston Center for the Arts.

‘Please let me in’ creates a world to be discovered at Boston Center for the Arts

By Tea Perez
September 8, 2022

Two alumni created an immersive art installation that brings viewers into an uncanny, uncomfortable, and vulnerable experience of stepping into a stranger’s most intimate space.   M’Kenzy Cannon,...

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