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[Photo] Mental illnesses are not a trend

Published February 22, 2023

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[Photo] The anxiety of gun violence looms in higher education

Published September 7, 2022

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Katie Redefer is a senior journalism major and the Editor-in-Chief of The Berkeley Beacon / Beacon archives

[Photo] Farewell column: An ode to the student paper that made me love journalism

Published April 21, 2022

Katie Redefer is a senior journalism major and the Editor-in-Chief of The Berkeley Beacon / Beacon archives

Bill Alexs yearbook photo in The Emersonian, 1966.

[Photo] ‘Born communicator’ from class of 1966 leaves behind journalism scholarship

Published March 30, 2022

Bill Alex's yearbook photo in The Emersonian, 1966.

Marla Kirban in 1970, her senior year at Emerson

[Photo] Marla Kirban, Emerson alum and Hollywood voiceover coach, dies at 72

Published October 31, 2021

Marla Kirban in 1970, her senior year at Emerson

City Hall flags at half-mast, Sept. 12 2001

[Photo] Terror Strikes Home: Emerson on 9/11

Published September 11, 2021

City Hall flags at half-mast, Sept. 12 2001

Image from one of James Charles’ apology videos.

[Photo] Bye Sister: James Charles needs to be in prison edition

Published April 8, 2021

Image from one of James Charles’ apology videos.

Katie Redefer is a senior journalism major and the Editor-in-Chief of The Berkeley Beacon.

[Photo] Letter from the Editor: The case for a fair and equitable Beacon

Published January 21, 2021

Katie Redefer is a senior journalism major and the Editor-in-Chief of The Berkeley Beacon.

Cameron Manning helping students move into Little Building at the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester

[Photo] An altered semester begins as first-year students move into Little Building

Published August 21, 2020

Cameron Manning helping students move into Little Building at the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester

Emersons Los Angeles campus.

[Photo] ELA program in flux amid soaring case numbers in LA County

Published July 10, 2020

Emerson's Los Angeles campus.

Jackson Davis is the subject of multiple public sexual misconduct allegations on Twitter.

[Photo] Alum Jackson Davis terminated from NowThis after investigation into sexual misconduct allegations

Published July 21, 2020

Jackson Davis is the subject of multiple public sexual misconduct allegations on Twitter.

The wave of allegations against Davis began after Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quote-tweeted his post.

[Photo] Emerson alum suspended from NowThis after sexual misconduct allegations

Published June 30, 2020

The wave of allegations against Davis began after Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quote-tweeted his post.

A Spring 2020 Student Government Association meeting.

[Photo] SGA finalizes election timeline, eliminates requirements

Published February 20, 2020

A Spring 2020 Student Government Association meeting.

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

[Photo] Incident Journal: Pickpocket, fire alarm in Piano Row

Published February 19, 2020

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

A Student Government Association meeting in spring 2020.

[Photo] SGA delays vote on FEB proposal, appoints two new senators

Published February 5, 2020

A Student Government Association meeting in spring 2020.

A Spring 2020 Student Government Association meeting. Photo by Yongze Wang.

[Photo] Structural changes reshaping student government following rocky semester

Published January 29, 2020

A Spring 2020 Student Government Association meeting. Photo by Yongze Wang.

Anna Feder at the Bright Lights Film Series in 2019.

[Photo] Bright Lights Film Festival set to screen controversial film ‘Adam’

Published November 11, 2019

Anna Feder at the Bright Lights Film Series in 2019.

Emerson College Police Department officer.

[Photo] College police plan for heightened building security in spring

Published September 26, 2013

Emerson College Police Department officer.

WLP Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis.

[Photo] Travels with Benoit: Promos and production prompt crisscrossing summer

Published September 25, 2014

WLP Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis.

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[Photo] Emerson disputes voluntary municipal payment sum

Published November 12, 2014

Beacon Archives

I don’t think I’ll ever not love fantasy, but I’m excited for my literary taste to grow with me and read about different experiences.

[Photo] arts spread

Published September 9, 2015

"I don’t think I’ll ever not love fantasy, but I’m excited for my literary taste to grow with me and read about different experiences."

The first comedic arts class as freshmen, when they entered the college in 2016.

[Photo] New comedy major is nothing to laugh about

Published September 14, 2016

The first comedic arts class as freshmen, when they entered the college in 2016.

New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Brookline.

[Photo] Recreational cannabis dispensary opens in Brookline

Published March 23, 2019

New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Brookline.

Students dining in the dining center in March 2019.

[Photo] The dining hall is back to normal, and I can't believe it

Published September 3, 2021

Students dining in the dining center in March 2019.

Journalism faculty released a statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and in solidarity with Black students, faculty, staff, and alumni Wednesday.

[Photo] Journalism faculty release statement supporting Black Lives Matter

Published June 3, 2020

Journalism faculty released a statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and in solidarity with Black students, faculty, staff, and alumni...

Former SGA Executive President Will Palauskas at an academic town hall in 2018.

[Photo] SGA academic town hall tackles diversity, burnout

Published November 12, 2020

Former SGA Executive President Will Palauskas at an academic town hall in 2018.

Emersons campus was blanketed in snow.

[Photo] Classes delayed, cancelled due to storm

Published March 13, 2018

Emerson's campus was blanketed in snow.

The Emerson Staff Union is hoping to have some of their sacrificed benefits reinstated, especially for some of the at-risk staff members.

[Photo] Staff Union launches fundraiser in support of Black communities in Boston

Published June 19, 2020

The Emerson Staff Union is hoping to have some of their sacrificed benefits reinstated, especially for some of the at-risk staff members.

The Barnes and Nobles at Emerson College on Boylston St.

[Photo] ‘Emerson Lions’ to be phased off of merchandise

Published January 30, 2018

The Barnes and Nobles at Emerson College on Boylston St.

Valentina Amaro holds up a #ThisIsEmerson sign during the walk out.

[Photo] Hundreds protest against racism, present demands

Published October 25, 2017

Valentina Amaro holds up a #ThisIsEmerson sign during the walk out.

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