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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Annika Hom

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American Vandal creators Dan Perrault ‘09 and Tony Yacenda ‘09 with Emersons screenwriting organization, SPEC. Photo Courtesy of Rachel Gaudet

“American Vandal” creators talk Emerson Mafia, Chocolate Cake City, and Lil’ Dicky at panel

By Annika Hom / November 13, 2018

American Vandal creators Dan Perrault ‘09 and Tony Yacenda ‘09 danced, joked, and took selfies with students at an Emerson panel where they shared...

Freshman TJ Coste holding volunteer contact sheets to canvass for question three. -
Photo by Erin Nolan / Beacon Staff

LGBTQ+ students advocate ‘yes’ for Question 3

By Annika Hom / October 31, 2018

While canvassing Massachusetts' ballot Question 3, freshman TJ Coste encountered a woman who feared using a bathroom stall next to someone with male...

Emerson’s cost of attendance increased from $19,303 per year in 1990 to $67,832 in 2019. Cullen Granzen / Berkeley Staff

President Pelton gets on the ‘gram

By Annika Hom / September 20, 2018

President M. Lee Pelton revamped his social media presence over the summer to improve communication between him and the Emerson community. His new...

Kyra Power is the A24 Campus Intern

A24 boosts Bright Lights screenings

By Annika Hom / September 6, 2018

After Anna Feder, director of programming for the visual and media arts department, screened Swiss Army Man for the Bright Lights Film Series, she was...

Lisa King created her makeup line, b-glowing BEAUTY, specially for older women. Photo courtesy of Lisa King.

Jamie Lee Curtis models alumna’s makeup line

By Annika Hom / April 18, 2018

When Lisa King ‘88 realized few makeup products worked on her middle-aged skin, she decided to create her own line. In 2004, King created b-Glowing...

Emerson Fashion Society is mobilizing students to wear black on March 15. Photo by Justin Scott Johnson.

Fashion Society encourages students to say time’s up

By Annika Hom / March 14, 2018

After celebrities wore black at the 2018 Golden Globes and Oscars in solidarity with Time’s Up!—a movement seeking to eliminate sexism and sexual harassment...

The Career Services office created a Canvas internship course, which is intended to prepare underclassman before Internship Fair. Brooke Northrup/Beacon Correspondent

New Canvas course prepares sophomores for internship

By Annika Hom / February 15, 2018

Career Services rolled out a new Canvas course called Internship Ready, designed to prepare underclassmen for applying to internships.    The...

Two of Andrew Siañez-De La O’s plays are being workshopped through fellowships on each coast. Photo: Zivah Solomon / Beacon Correspondent

Alum develops plays through coastal fellowships

By Annika Hom / February 15, 2018

Andrew Siañez-De La O ‘17 saw patriotism and Hispanic culture blend while growing up next to an immigration fort. His experiences in El Paso, Texas,...

The cardboard mosaic will be installed in the State House from Jan. 29 to Feb. 2. Photo: Justin Scott Johnson / Beacon Staff

Climate meets culture at State House event

By Annika Hom / January 25, 2018

Paintings depicting zebras running through grasslands, trees with neon tops, and environmental pleas such as, “Whatever you do, see the planet and...

Courtesy of Elise Harrison

ECAPS expedites appointment process

By Annika Hom / February 8, 2017

Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services created a system of “triage appointments” this semester in effort to offer appointments faster for students...