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WATCH: Candidates for SGA Executive President pitch voters in five questions

April 26, 2020

The Beacon met (through zoom) with the three candidates for executive president and asked them the same set of questions regarding their prime focuses for their campaigns, their vision for...

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...

Watch: East Boston fire destroys family-owned business

By Tomas Gonzalez, Visual Managing Editor 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...

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

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.

Watch: March For Our Lives Feature Video

March 26, 2018

The Berkeley Beacon video team followed Emerson senior Matt Mogavero as he helped plan March For Our Lives Boston, a protest for gun control and legislation attended by around 50,000 people.

Teaser: March For Our Lives

March 25, 2018

Students gathered in the streets and on the Boston Common for the national March For Our Lives rally on Saturday, March 24. The Berkeley Beacon video team was on the scene, and will release the complete...

WATCH: SGA holds press night ahead of election

By Chris Van Buskirk March 22, 2018

The Student Government Association held its elections press night for spring 2018 candidates on March 20. Press night gives candidates a platform to read speeches and field questions from potential...

WATCH: Women’s Basketball victorious on senior day

February 10, 2018

The Emerson College women's basketball team held their senior day festivities on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The Lions took down Mount Holyoke 87-31. VIDEO: Chris Van Buskirk, Kyle Bray, and Matt Couture.

WATCH: Geoff Gray scores 1,000th career point for Lions

By Noah Roberts February 10, 2018

On Saturday, February 10 Emerson junior guard Geoff Gray scored his 1,000th career point during a game at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. VIDEO: Noah Roberts/Special to The Berkeley Beacon.

WATCH: Fall Senior Day 2017

October 27, 2017

Students join MLK protest

By Christina Jedra January 21, 2015

Emerson students were among hundreds who protesting in the streets of Boston on Monday afternoon to honor victims of police violence and raise awareness of racism and police brutality. The 4 Mile March,...

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