Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Issel Solano-Sanchez

Issel Solano-Sanchez

By Dana Gerber, News Editor / May 10, 2020

The first person I called was my mom. Both my parents are immigrants, so I feel like sometimes things can go over her head because I don’t even think...

Destiny Pineda

Destiny Pineda

By Dana Gerber, News Editor / May 10, 2020

I was visiting an Emerson Channel show my friends were working on, and we were helping to strike the set and clean everything up. Once we left the building...

Abigail Semple

Abigail Semple

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21 / May 10, 2020

I was in the Student Government Association office with my roommate and he went out and bought a balloon from CVS and I was doing reimbursements. It was...

Alison (Yueming) Qu

Alison (Yueming) Qu

By Ziqi Wang / May 10, 2020

It was actually a very dramatic moment, pun intended, because the moment that I got an email, I was in a rehearsal room. That show was supposed to go on...

A student moving out of their dorm building.

Students devastated after college decides to send them home

By Aaron J. Miller and Tomas Gonzalez / March 13, 2020

Junior Joe Davidi said he will submit a request to stay on Emerson’s Boston campus despite the college asking students to leave because of fears of him...

 

How does Emerson’s COVID-19 response compare to others’ in Massachusetts?

By Karina Sanchez / March 12, 2020

Following Gov. Charlie Baker’s declaration of a state of emergency Tuesday, a cascade of colleges and universities across the commonwealth told students...

A view of Emersons campus buildings from the Boylston St. sidewalk.

Students grapple with leaving or staying on campus following COVID-19 pandemic

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer / March 12, 2020

Sophomore Allison Valton said she was relieved when she heard she could go home for the rest of the semester. She has a skin disease that makes her more...

Freshman Santha Rowles said she is worried her production classes will lose value online.

A day filled with uncertainty finds students reacting to online classes

By Andrew Brinker, Aaron J. Miller and Tomas Gonzalez / March 11, 2020

A mix of emotions gripped students Tuesday evening after President M. Lee Pelton announced the transition of all classes to remote instruction following...