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Sit Down with Commencement Speaker Soledad O’Brien

Sit Down with Commencement Speaker Soledad O’Brien

By Anissa Gardizy

May 12, 2019

Television journalist Soledad O’Brien delivered the college’s 2019 Commencement speech and received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters on Sunday. Before O’Brien stood at the podium in Boston University’s Agganis Arena in front of approximately 970 graduates, she sat down with the Beacon....

Watch: East Boston fire destroys family-owned business

Watch: East Boston fire destroys family-owned business

By Tomas Gonzalez, Deputy News Enterprise Edito

March 16, 2019

The Boston Fire Department ordered evacuations in an East Boston neighborhood on March 15 after a massive fire broke out from a family-owned casket company on 1411 Bennington St. at about 3:30 p.m. The BFD said residents could come back to the neighborhood Orient Heights at 10:30 p.m. One unidentifi...

Watch: Men’s basketball beats WPI to secure first NEWMAC title

Watch: Men’s basketball beats WPI to secure first NEWMAC title

February 23, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated Worcester Polytechnic Institute 93-75 to win the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference championship game on Saturday. This monumental win gives Emerson their first title since 1998 and first NEWMAC championship appearance in program history.

Watch: Men’s basketball beats Springfield to advance to NEWMAC championship game

Watch: Men’s basketball beats Springfield to advance to NEWMAC championship game

February 22, 2019

The men’s basketball team overcame Springfield College 80-69 to advance to its first NEWMAC championship in the program’s history. The Lions will play WPI on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Brown and Plofker Gymnasium in the championship game.

Watch: New England Patriots celebrate Super Bowl victory on Boylston Street

Watch: New England Patriots celebrate Super Bowl victory on Boylston Street

February 5, 2019

Twenty-five duck boats and thousands of parade-goers passed through the Emerson campus on Tuesday to celebrate the New England Patriots' sixth Super Bowl win.

Watch: Crowds celebrate New England Patriots Super Bowl win on Boston Common

Watch: Crowds celebrate New England Patriots Super Bowl win on Boston Common

February 4, 2019

Fans gathered on Boston Common for the New England Patriots Super Bowl win on Sunday night. The Patriots now hold six Super Bowl titles.

Watch: Students walkthrough The Commons during construction

Watch: Students walkthrough The Commons during construction

January 26, 2019

The college does not have a confirmed opening date for The Commons on 172 Tremont St., according to Director of the Campus Center Joshua Hamlin. Hamlin announced in a Nov. 2, 2018 forum with student organizations that the college would open the building to all students on March 11, and that student organizations...

Watch: People march on Boston Common for women’s rights

Watch: People march on Boston Common for women’s rights

January 21, 2019

Thousands of people marched on the Boston Common for women’s rights in the third Boston Women’s March on Jan. 19.  

Watch: Esports team competes in Boston Uprising Collegiate Cup tournament

Watch: Esports team competes in Boston Uprising Collegiate Cup tournament

December 14, 2018

The Emerson Esports “Overwatch” team lost in the first round of the Boston Uprising Collegiate Cup tournament on Dec. 8 against first-seeded Northeastern University.

Watch: Students, fans celebrate Red Sox World Series victory parade

Watch: Students, fans celebrate Red Sox World Series victory parade

November 1, 2018

Twenty-five duck boats passed through Emerson’s campus on Boylston and Tremont streets around noon Oct. 31 to celebrate the Boston Red Sox’s World Series victory. Thousands of people sporting Red Sox caps and jerseys packed the sidewalk in front of campus buildings.

Watch: Women’s soccer claims first home NEWMAC playoff win in college history

Watch: Women’s soccer claims first home NEWMAC playoff win in college history

October 31, 2018

Emerson’s women’s soccer team claimed the first home conference playoff win in school history by beating the Babson College Beavers 1-0 on Tuesday thanks to an 18th-minute goal from Veronica Alberts....