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Patriots: Defense saves Brady from upset

Patriots: Defense saves Brady from upset

By Lara Hill

October 5, 2019

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Remembering our friend, Dan Hollis

Remembering our friend, Dan Hollis

By Aaron J. Miller

October 2, 2019

When I walked into my Introduction to College Writing class during my first semester at Emerson, the professor asked us to pair up to do interviews as an icebreaker—something I thought would be awful after hearing stories from upperclassmen. That icebreaker activity ended up being one of the most memor...

Hadfield: Finding a home away from home in sports

Hadfield: Finding a home away from home in sports

By Abigail Hadfield

October 2, 2019

Growing up in a Philadelphia suburb during football season, I knew there was one rule in my family— Sundays were for the birds.  Game days were an all-day affair in my family—dressing up in our midnight green, preparing game day snacks, and getting our Philadelphia Eagles blanket and stuffed ma...

Patriots: Injuries threatening undefeated season

Patriots: Injuries threatening undefeated season

By Lara Hill

September 25, 2019

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'PRbN_sDGQhdDaiZzrhd-yQ',sig:'ItGltE1Ucsc5FRvTOtexDmFM_mAT23Gr1KINSqeqVXU=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1089596274',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); The injury-plagued New England Patriots offense heads to Buffalo, New York on Sunday for their biggest defensive challenge of the season. Though the Patriots defeated the New York Jets 30-14 on Sunday, the team played without mult...

Patriots: Chasing the perfect season

Patriots: Chasing the perfect season

By Sam DeCoste

September 21, 2019

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Patriots: Best defense since 2004

Patriots: Best defense since 2004

By Lara Hill

September 12, 2019

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'xcdXN4OTRqNU6KOoiNGTvw',sig:'Fma_ice1jaKPksOHrNcHd3EpNhvrbiQuyhf_PU6RWJ4=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1173256955',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); The New England Patriots dominated in week one—and their defense has never looked better. While I watched the game Sunday night, one thing caught my eye: The Patriots’ tackling is impeccable.  During Matt Patricia’s last seas...

Miller: Freshmen could repeat success for Women’s Soccer

Miller: Freshmen could repeat success for Women’s Soccer

By Aaron J. Miller

September 10, 2019

When I joined The Beacon as a sportswriter during my freshman year, I never could have imagined myself as the Sports Editor in my second and third semesters. I think the women’s soccer team freshmen feel the exact same way with how their ambition pushed them to head one of the college’s most suc...