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

The Berkeley Beacon

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

The Berkeley Beacon

Arthur Mansavage

Arthur Mansavage, Photography Editor & Audience Development Editor

Arthur Mansavage (he/him) is a sophomore from Carmel, Indiana. He is majoring in Theatre/Design Technology with a minor in Journalism. He has been a staff photographer for the Beacon since November 2022 and is currently serving as the Assistant Photography Editor as well as most recently taking on the role of Website Editor. In February of 2024, he fully redesigned the Beacon's website layout to model the current industry standards. Mansavage is also a member of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and in November of 2023 received an NPPA Monthly News Clip award for his coverage of the protests during Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Boston. You can find more of his creative and journalistic works on his website here.

Latest from Arthur Mansavage
Boston Police and Secret Service agents carry a protester by their arms and legs away from the outside of the Ritz-Carlton hotel ahead of Vice President Kamala Harris’s visit to Downtown Boston on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023. (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

[Photo] Inside and Outside the Ritz Carlton: Kamala Harris’ Boston Visit

By Merritt Hughes and Sam Lawrence / November 14, 2023

Boston Police and Secret Service agents carry a protester by their arms and legs away from the outside of the Ritz-Carlton hotel ahead of Vice President...

Israel-Palestine conflict at Emerson College

Photos: Pro-Palestinian rallies in Boston continue to call for ceasefire in Gaza

By Sofia Waldron, Arthur Mansavage and Ashlyn Wang / November 19, 2023

Rallies in the Boston area last week drew large crowds calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and an end to U.S. aid to Israel.  Hundreds gathered outside...

Crews from the Brock Rowing Club compete in the womens lightweight fours on Sunday, Oct.21, 2023. (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

Photos: Rowers and spectators flock to Boston for the 58th Head of the Charles

By Ashlyn Wang, Arthur Mansavage and Annie Zhou / October 28, 2023

Boston welcomed the 2023 Head of the Charles Regatta with great enthusiasm despite the heavy rain that drenched the city on Saturday. The world’s...

Texas Rowing crews compete in the womens alumnae eights on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023. (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

[Photo] Boston’s rowing community bands together once again for Head of the Charles Regatta

November 2, 2023

Texas Rowing crews compete in the women's alumnae eights on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023. (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

Senior guard Ella Bushee in a game against Coast Guard on Feb. 18, 2023

[Photo] Women’s basketball focuses on unity in improvement

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor / October 26, 2023

Senior guard Ella Bushee in a game against Coast Guard on Feb. 18, 2023

An attendee looks through one of the books donated to the Dr. William W. Henderson Inclusion School at the On the Same Page Bostons book donation campaign launch event on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023.

[Photo] Student-city partnership “On the Same Page Boston” rewrites the learning narrative

October 25, 2023

An attendee looks through one of the books donated to the Dr. William W. Henderson Inclusion School at the On the Same Page Boston's book donation campaign...

Sophomore guard Brendan McNamara shoots over a Babson defender in the 2023 NEWMAC Semifinals

[Photo] Heart over height: Men’s basketball ready for challenging season

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Managing Editor / October 19, 2023

Sophomore guard Brendan McNamara shoots over a Babson defender in the 2023 NEWMAC Semifinals

A group of pro-Palestine protesters wave Palestinian flags out of a car window. (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

Photos: Protesters face off at Palestinian liberation rally in Cambridge

By Arthur Mansavage, Photography Editor & Audience Development Editor / October 12, 2023

Late Monday afternoon at Cambridge City Hall, hundreds of pro-Palestine protestors gathered to celebrate a Palestinian victory with signs and chants calling...

Attendees of the “Solidarity For Israel Under Fire” hold flags and signs supporting Israel.  (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

Photos: Pro-Israel protesters gather on Boston Common

By Arthur Mansavage, Photography Editor & Audience Development Editor / October 12, 2023

On Monday, Oct. 9, thousands of community members from the Greater Boston area gathered on Boston Common to show their support for Israel. The event, “Solidarity...

Emerson alum Jarred Houston ’23 goes for a layup against Worcester State on Dec. 3, 2022.

[Photo] Men’s basketball alum Jarred Houston ’23 joins NBA G League as assistant coach

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Managing Editor / October 11, 2023

Emerson alum Jarred Houston ’23 goes for a layup against Worcester State on Dec. 3, 2022.

A pro-Palestinian protestor holds up a Palestinian flag during a march in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

[Photo] Palestinian marchers and Israeli counter-protesters flock Cambridge City Hall

October 11, 2023

A pro-Palestinian protestor holds up a Palestinian flag during a march in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

A crowd of Israel supporters in the Boston Commons waving flags and signs, creating a sea of blue and white.

[Photo] Thousands gather in Boston Common to show support for Israel in wake of Hamas attacks

October 11, 2023

A crowd of Israel supporters in the Boston Commons waving flags and signs, creating a sea of blue and white.

Emerson mens soccer midfielder Evan Lee plays against Suffolk on Sept. 9.

[Photo] Men’s soccer team looks forward after 3-0 loss to Babson

By Merritt Hughes, Opinion Co-Editor / October 4, 2023

Emerson men's soccer midfielder Evan Lee plays against Suffolk on Sept. 9.

Emerson releases new protocols and information about boosters as a new variant of COVID causes a spike in cases throughout Boston.

[Photo] New COVID variant causes spike in cases on campus, Emerson to offer limited booster shots at upcoming clinics

October 4, 2023

Emerson releases new protocols and information about boosters as a new variant of COVID causes a spike in cases throughout Boston.

Six winning artists of the 2023 New England Regional Juried Exhibition, from left, Antonio Lones, Irena Roman, Laura Cooper, Hillary Scott, Dylan McKnight, and John Morgan discuss their award-winning artwork in a panel at the Guild of Boston Artists on Saturday afternoon.

[Photo] Boston Guild of Artists Hosts Panel Discussion with Award Winning Local Painters

By Margaux Jubin, Staff Writer / September 27, 2023

Six winning artists of the 2023 New England Regional Juried Exhibition, from left, Antonio Lones, Irena Roman, Laura Cooper, Hillary Scott, Dylan McKnight,...

The Emerson womens soccer team huddles before their NEWMAC opener against Smith (Sept. 16, 2023)

[Photo] Women’s soccer dominates in six goal shutout

By Abigail Lott / September 27, 2023

The Emerson women's soccer team huddles before their NEWMAC opener against Smith (Sept. 16, 2023)

A vendor speaks to a shopper while pointing to his display of products as a co-worker prepares an order. (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

Photos: Boston Local Food Festival draws crowd with New England flavors

By Arthur Mansavage and Ling Shi / September 21, 2023

The Boston Local Food Festival took place on Sunday for its 13th annual year on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The linear park located in the heart of Boston...

The women’s volleyball team huddles during a timeout against Babson.

[Photo] Women’s volleyball loses close match in NEWMAC opener

By Abigail Lott / September 21, 2023

The women’s volleyball team huddles during a timeout against Babson.

Senior forward Gina Lukoskie (#15) against the Smith Pioneers on Saturday, Sep. 16.

[Photo] Women’s soccer looks forward to NEWMAC title defense

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Managing Editor / September 21, 2023

Senior forward Gina Lukoskie (#15) against the Smith Pioneers on Saturday, Sep. 16.

Emersons bookstore undergoes a name change, replacing Barnes & Noble with Emerson Emporium. (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

[Photo] What's changed on campus? A quick overview of Emerson remodels

September 20, 2023

Emerson's bookstore undergoes a name change, replacing "Barnes & Noble" with "Emerson Emporium." (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

First-year forward Luke Maxwell celebrates his first career goal in the 86th minute against Wentworth.

[Photo] Men’s soccer rallies to defeat Wentworth 2-0

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Managing Editor / September 14, 2023

First-year forward Luke Maxwell celebrates his first career goal in the 86th minute against Wentworth.

A bundle of flickering battery candles placed on the ground of the Parkman Bandstand.

[Photo] ‘I see the light’: Emerson community unites to commemorate 22nd anniversary of 9/11

September 13, 2023

A bundle of flickering battery candles placed on the ground of the Parkman Bandstand.

Community members gather in the Parkman Bandstand holding candles. (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

[Photo] ‘I see the light’: Emerson community unites to commemorate 22nd anniversary of 9/11

By Sabrina Lam, Staff Writer / September 13, 2023

Community members gather in the Parkman Bandstand holding candles. (Arthur Mansavage/Beacon Staff)

David Hogg addressing protesters in the Boston Common.

[Photo] Activist David Hogg organizes gun regulation rally on Boston Common

By Maddie Barron, Magazine Editor & Assistant Opinion Editor / March 29, 2023

Protesters holding signs in the Boston Common.

Graduate Center Jarred Houston will be leaving Emerson as its most decorated mens basketball player.

[Photo] Jarred Houston earns NEWMAC Athlete of the Year & Defensive Athlete of the Year

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Managing Editor / March 22, 2023

Graduate Center Jarred Houston will be leaving Emerson as its most decorated men's basketball player.

Senior guard Chelsea Gibbons leads the huddle against Coast Guard on Feb. 18.

[Photo] Senior spotlights: Women’s basketball seniors “held down the fort” for rebuilding program

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor / March 8, 2023

Senior guard Chelsea Gibbons leads the huddle against Coast Guard on Feb. 18.

Boston students gather to protest gun violence

Boston students gather to protest gun violence

By Maddie Khaw and Arthur Mansavage / March 2, 2023

Emerson students joined demonstrators from other Boston universities in front of the Massachusetts State House on Feb. 24 to call for stricter gun control...

Emerson fans cheering on the mens basketball team during their 2022 NEWMAC Semifinals game vs. Babson.

[Photo] Is Emerson a sports school?

November 30, 2023

Emerson fans cheering on the men's basketball team during their 2022 NEWMAC Semifinals game vs. Babson.

Senior attacker and captain Nick Fuglione leads the rush against the Wentworth Leopards.

[Photo] Men’s lacrosse looks to capitalize on a new season

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor / February 26, 2023

Senior attacker and captain Nick Fuglione leads the rush against the Wentworth Leopards.

Graduate center Jarred Houston throws some interference in front of a Babson Beaver. Thursdays match-up against the Beavers was Houstons last as a Lion.

[Photo] Men’s basketball falls to Babson in NEWMAC semifinals

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Managing Editor / February 26, 2023

Graduate center Jarred Houston throws some interference in front of a Babson Beaver. Thursday's match-up against the Beavers was Houston's last as a Lion....

The Emerson womens basketball team leaves the court after a 73-68 win over Clark University at the Mental Health Awareness Game on Wednesday.

[Photo] Emerson basketball comes together for mental health awareness games

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Managing Editor / February 9, 2023

The Emerson women's basketball team leaves the court after a 73-68 win over Clark University at the Mental Health Awareness Game on Wednesday.

Senior guard Max Davis scored a season-high 31 points in the Lions win.

[Photo] Men’s basketball defeats WPI behind Davis’s 31 points

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Managing Editor / February 2, 2023

Senior guard Max Davis scored a season-high 31 points in the Lions' win.

Senior Cali Bruce raises the womens soccer teams first-ever NEWMAC Championship cup.

[Photo] Senior spotlights: Women’s soccer seniors made history with balanced culture, united drive

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor / December 8, 2022

Senior Cali Bruce raises the women's soccer team's first-ever NEWMAC Championship cup.

A person kneels while lighting a candle for the candlelight vigil.

Photos: Boston stands with Ürümqi, hundreds gather for candlelight vigil honoring fire victims

By Arthur Mansavage, Photography Editor & Audience Development Editor / December 7, 2022

Last Friday, hundreds of people gathered at the Boston Chinatown gate to honor the victims of the Ürümqi apartment fire, which left 10 dead after a delayed...