Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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The sun sets over Boston Common as viewed from the newsroom of The Berkeley Beacon in the campus center at 172 Tremont St. on March 12, 2021.

It’s hell, but it’s worth it: The Beacon on The Beacon

By The Editorial Staff
February 3, 2022

With The Beacon celebrating its 75th anniversary, we wanted to share our thoughts on the paper. This paper has given us a lot. It has given us a fucked sleep schedule, unrelenting stress, a love for 172...

A 1967 edition of The Berkeley Beacon, the oldest in the organizations office.

‘It’s a gateway drug’: The Beacon celebrates its 75th anniversary

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 1, 2022

Seventy-five years of The Berkeley Beacon.  The Beacon has been Emerson’s only student-run independent newspaper since its first edition of Feb. 1, 1947. It has continuously published print editions...

Parade organizers talk to a crowd outside of City Hall after marching from Copley Square. Anissa Gardizy/Beacon Staff

How we reported on the Straight Pride Parade

September 4, 2019

Beacon Voices is a news series aimed at describing the reporting process behind some of The Beacon's biggest stories. In this edition, we talked to reporters who covered the Straight Pride Parade. Belen...

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