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Regis defeats the Lions in opening scrimmage

Regis defeats the Lions in opening scrimmage

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

The men’s basketball team lost to Regis College 87-81 in its season-opening scrimmage, despite the 23 points from sophomore guard Nate Martin.  Both teams went back-and-forth in a high-scoring first half. The Lions trailed 37-38 going into the break behind Martin’s 19 points. The defensive...

Men’s basketball freshman out for season with hip injury

Men’s basketball freshman out for season with hip injury

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

Men’s basketball forward James Gascoigne felt an intense pain in his knees as he ran up the court during his senior season at Arlington High School.  “I was just constantly in pain,” Gascoigne said in an interview. “I felt like an old man.”  The 6’4” forward played through the ...

Sophomore recovers from season ending injury with award winning year

Sophomore recovers from season ending injury with award winning year

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

October 31, 2019

As Carolyn Vaimoso lay on the court after falling in the first set of a conference matchup against Coast Guard in September 2018, the only thing going through the then freshman’s head was that she definitely was not injured.  “I have this dumb mentality that I never get injured, because I had never...

Patriots: Matchup against Ravens to define rest of season

Patriots: Matchup against Ravens to define rest of season

By Lara Hill

October 31, 2019

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Women’s basketball raises money for Puerto Rico tournament

Women’s basketball raises money for Puerto Rico tournament

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

October 30, 2019

The women’s basketball team partnered with the college to raise funds for a trip to Puerto Rico for a tournament this winter.  The college-wide campaign the team is using to fundraise for its trip is Tight Knit: The Emerson Sock Campaign—an eight-day fundraising event. It is accepting donati...

Lions drop close conference game at MIT

Lions drop close conference game at MIT

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

October 29, 2019

The women’s volleyball team lost to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology but the Lions stayed positive throughout the game. “They just love to have fun, and we know when we make a mistake, but we don’t have to be on each other about it,” head coach Ben Read said in a post-game interv...

NCAA policy change to have no direct effect on Emerson athletes

NCAA policy change to have no direct effect on Emerson athletes

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

October 29, 2019

The NCAA announced Tuesday it would allow collegiate athletes to profit off of their names and images in Division I, II, and III athletics—a move one college official said would not directly impact Emerson athletes. Emerson College Athletic Director Patricia Nicol wrote in an email to The Beacon she d...

Women’s volleyball defeats Brandeis on senior day

Women’s volleyball defeats Brandeis on senior day

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 26, 2019

The women’s volleyball team recorded its second consecutive victory Saturday after they defeated Brandeis University 3-1 on senior day. In the ceremony before the match, the Lions’ only senior, outside hitter Jessica Braunstein, received recognition for her athletic achievements while her teammates...

Patriots: Brady’s gone after another Super Bowl victory

Patriots: Brady’s gone after another Super Bowl victory

By Lara Hill

October 24, 2019

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Tepper leads women’s volleyball past Rivier

Tepper leads women’s volleyball past Rivier

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

October 24, 2019

The women’s volleyball team bounced back from a 3-1 loss at Endicott College with a 3-0 win over Rivier College behind junior outside hitter Grace Tepper’s 20 kills.  “Offensively she’s a beast,” head coach Ben Read said in a post-game interview. “She plays high above the net, just h...

Men’s basketball determined to defend championship title

Men’s basketball determined to defend championship title

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

Freshman guard Ben Allen and sophomore guard Zach Waterhouse shared the soccer field in elementary school—now they share the basketball court in college. Waterhouse and Allen played sports together their entire childhood growing up in nearby towns in New Hampshire, including high school basketball ...

Head Of The Charles Regatta tackles waste problem

Head Of The Charles Regatta tackles waste problem

By Lara Hill

October 23, 2019

Head Of The Charles Regatta race coordinators implemented a new sustainability initiative to reduce the event's environmental footprint. The Regatta brings in over 11,000 athletes and more than 400,000 spectators to Boston and Cambridge. “It’s about time,” Courtney Forrester, the sustainability ...