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

The Berkeley Beacon

Bridget Frawley

Bridget Frawley, Staff Writer

Bridget Frawley (she/her) is a freshman journalism major from Jupiter, Florida. When she is not writing for the news section, she is a morning anchor for Mornings with George Knight of WERS 88.9 FM. She also loves reading, going on long walks, and thrifting.
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Narcan available on campus

Narcan now available for no cost on campus

April 3, 2024
This semester, the Emerson chapter of the National Team Awareness Combatting Overdose (TACO) partnered with the Emerson Wellness Center (EWC) to offer Narcan on campus. 
Emerson Professor Scott Pinkney

‘My students are my family’: Professor Pinkney leaves lasting Emerson legacy

March 20, 2024
For Emerson professor Scott Pinkney, his proudest accolade is the success of his students.
Emerson disability accessibility workshop series

The Social Justice Collaborative to host a two-part disability accessibility workshop series

February 28, 2024
To facilitate conversations about disability justice and accessibility on campus, Erin Robins, accessible design specialist in the office of the Vice President for Equity and Social Justice, is hosting two virtual workshops. 
Katrina Kusa, a sophomore VMA major at Emerson College, is preparing for the Miss Massachusetts USA pageant. (Yufei Meng/Beacon Staff)

VMA sophomore prepares to compete in the Miss Massachusetts USA pageant

February 21, 2024

Scrolling through TikTok in the car, Katrina Kusa saw a video about the Miss Massachusetts USA beauty pageant. She turned to her mom and asked if she thought...

Photo courtesy of Jumpstart MarComm

Emerson’s Jumpstart program provides students with early education opportunities

February 14, 2024

Tucked between Piano Row and the Shaking Crab is the Elma Lewis Center at 148 Boylston. The office space serves as the headquarters for Jumpstart at Emerson,...

Photo courtesy of @emersonintercultural on Instagram

Theyta and Eagle students attend LGBTQ+ conference

February 7, 2024

Members of Theyta and Emerson's Advancement Group for Love and Expression (EAGLE), two LGBTQ+ student organizations on campus, attended the National LGBTQ+...

According to Zumpers January 2024 national rent report, Boston has the third-highest 1-bedroom median rent prices. (Yufei Meng/Beacon Staff)

Boston’s lack of accessibility for affordable housing is impacting graduate students

January 31, 2024

Having a slanted floor that causes his chair to roll while watching TV is one of the quirks in Alan Geiss’s historic house in Harvard Square. This, coupled...

Melissa Richards is appointed as the new Emerson vice president and chief of staff, starting her role on Tuesday, Jan 16, 2024. (Ashlyn Wang/Beacon Staff)

Melissa Richards appointed as new Emerson vice president and chief of staff

January 24, 2024

Melissa Richards knew from a young age that she wanted to enter the communications field as a broadcast journalist. But as the first member of her family...

Ronee Penoi

Director of Artistic Programming for ArtsEmerson Ronee Penoi takes on the role of interim Executive Director for ArtsEmerson and the Office of the Arts

November 29, 2023

Director of Artistic Programming for ArtsEmerson Ronee Penoi’s perception of the artistic field changed when she realized artistic recognition wasn’t...

Director of Spiritual and Religious Life and Campus Chaplain Julie Avis Rogers is leaving Emerson on Nov. 16. (Amin S. Lotfi/Beacon Staff)

Director of Spiritual and Religious Life and Campus Chaplain Julie Avis Rogers leaves Emerson

November 15, 2023

The thin, brick steeple of the Church of the Covenant is visible from the Center for Spiritual Life meditation room. For Director of Spiritual and Religious...

Photo courtesy of David Howse

Vice President of the Office of the Arts David Howse to leave Emerson in late November

November 8, 2023

After living in Boston for 26 years, David Howse is departing Emerson at the end of November to serve as the president of California College of the Arts...

School of Communications Dean Brent Smith shares his perspectives on the implications of AI on society and higher education.

School of the Arts Fall Assembly discusses the implications of AI in higher education

November 1, 2023

At ten years old, Brian Basgen logged on to a bulletin board system, a computer software that allows users to share messages on a network. At 15 years...

Professor Deion Hawkins appointed to Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s Board of Directors

Professor Deion Hawkins appointed to Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s Board of Directors

October 11, 2023

While working on a master’s degree in Health Communication from Marshall University in 2014, Deion Hawkins conducted a research project looking into...

Communication Sciences and Disorders professor Ruth Grossman explains the purpose and operation of the SMI eye tracking glasses. (Annie Zhou for The Beacon)

Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor receives $2.5 million grant to fund autism research

October 3, 2023

The National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders under the National Institutes of Health (NIH) allocated a $2.5 million grant to Communication...

Andrea Popa, director of the Office of International Student Affairs, will be enrolled in a Strategic Marketing Communication (MA) class at Emerson College.

Back in the Classroom: Andrea Popa explores educational opportunities offered on campus

September 20, 2023

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English and Sociology from Eastern Nazarene College and a Master of Arts in Intercultural Relations from Lesley University,...

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