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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

Camilo Fonseca

Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-large

Camilo Fonseca is a former editor-at-large for the Beacon. He previously served as news editor and as managing editor for campus coverage. Camilo has also contributed to The Boston Globe, as a metro/express correspondent, and The Seattle Times, as a business reporter. He is currently interning at The Christian Science Monitor. Hailing from Tampa, Fla., Camilo is a senior journalism major with a minor in political science, and hopes to pursue a career in business and foreign affairs writing.

Latest from Camilo Fonseca

Implications of Hamas’ attack is a tragic setback for peace in the Middle East

October 23, 2023

Note: This is an edited version of an opinion article published on October, 11th 2023. This has been edited for sensitivity purposes. The original piece...

Illustration by Rachel Choi

Hamas’ attack is a tragedy for Israel – and a death knell for Palestine

October 11, 2023

The two-state solution is dead. Hamas has killed it. It lingered for over half a century, sometimes as fantasy, sometimes deliriously close to being...

Brazilian singer Seu Jorge sang at John Hancock Hall in Back Bay

Brazilian artists bring bossa nova to Boston

October 11, 2023

I don’t speak Portuguese. I have never spoken Portuguese. But for one magical night in Back Bay, I did. At least, that’s how I felt at John Hancock...

The United States Supreme Court building in Washington D.C.

SCOTUS decisions on race-based admissions, student loans spark backlash

July 2, 2023

In successive rulings last week, the Supreme Court ruled against affirmative action and a plan that would have forgiven federal student loans, drawing...

Emersons 14 athletics programs shone in a variety of ways in 2022-23

The Year of the Lions: Highlights from Emerson athletics’ 2022-23 season

April 27, 2023

The 2022-23 Emerson Lions have a lot to be proud of: across all 14 athletic programs, the Lions captured a bevy of accolades, including five major individual...

Hundreds gathered on the steps of Trinity Church to protest in support of the Palestinian cause.

[Photo] Boston supporters of Palestinian cause rally in Copley Square

April 12, 2023

Hundreds gathered on the steps of Trinity Church to protest in support of the Palestinian cause.

Illustration by Rachel Choi

Your favorite athlete is probably a terrible person

March 22, 2023

At the end of January, the hockey world lost a man who, at the height of his career, earned the admiration of millions with his legendary playmaking on...

Briggs Loveland ended the day 3-for-5, with two runs scored, a grand slam, and seven RBIs.

Baseball walks-it-off versus Lesley with Loveland grand slam

March 9, 2023

The Emerson baseball team notched its first win of the season against Lesley University on Tuesday in spectacular—and bases-clearing—fashion. With...

Police responded to the Little Building on Friday morning after a student was found deceased, according to officials.

Police investigate campus tragedy in Little Building

February 3, 2023

Police responded to Emerson's Little Building on Friday morning as part of a "death investigation." College officials confirmed that the deceased was a...

The womens volleyball team stranded on the side of the Mass. Pike. on Saturday, after their bus burst into flames.

Women’s volleyball team stranded after bus catches fire on Mass Pike

September 24, 2022

The bus carrying Emerson’s women’s volleyball team caught fire on the Massachusetts Turnpike on Saturday morning. No injuries were reported. The...

The National Labor Relations Board headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Staff union files federal complaint against college

April 14, 2022

Emerson’s staff union filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board last month, charging the college with unfair labor practices. The...

Bill Alexs yearbook photo in The Emersonian, 1966.

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

March 31, 2022

Vassilios Alex didn’t learn English until kindergarten. That didn’t stop the Emerson alum from a decades-long radio career that saw him take on everything...

Robert Pattinson is the Batman for the 21st century

Robert Pattinson is the Batman for the 21st century

March 18, 2022

Less than a year has passed since the world last saw Batman on the silver screen. With Hollywood’s latest take on the caped crusader, though, the world...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy touring the trenches.

Ukraine’s president could have been another Trump. Instead he became a Churchill.

March 3, 2022

Before his election, he was a nobody. A celebrity, sure, but not a politician, and certainly not a serious presidential candidate. He was a complete outsider...

Ukrainian Army soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists in the Donbass region, 2015

The Ukraine crisis isn’t complicated—unless you’re imperialist.

February 24, 2022

For weeks, college students have felt the distant-but-steady drumbeat of war, on the brink of what could be the bloodiest conflict since the 1940s. Yet,...

Boston Fire Department engines outside Boylston Street station

Boylston Station evacuated by fire

February 5, 2022

A fire broke out on a Green Line train on Saturday evening, resulting in the evacuation of Boylston Street station and bringing first responders to the...

Boylston Street was blanketed in snow on Saturday.

Boston weathers ‘historic’ snowstorm, as strong winds batter campus

January 29, 2022

New England is experiencing a winter storm of a magnitude not seen in years, dropping nearly two feet of snow on downtown Boston and enveloping Emerson’s...

Outside of the Emerson College Testing Center.

Emerson reports 27 positive COVID-19 tests Wednesday, bringing weekly total to 61

December 16, 2021

Emerson reported 27 new positive COVID-19 tests for the second day in a row on Thursday, bringing the numbers of positive tests reported this week to a...

The Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill.

Expanded voting protections at risk in Massachusetts

December 12, 2021

Several pandemic-era voting reforms in Massachusetts are slated to expire next week after dying on Beacon Hill, bringing an end to a period of increased...

Guy Fieris Kitchen + Bar

New Guy Fieri restaurant to bring “Flavortown” to Tremont Street

December 9, 2021

Passersby on Tremont Street Wednesday afternoon saw a dining room bustling with anticipation, as staff members assembled chairs, wiped down tables, and...

Boston police detectives exiting Downtown Convenience after the alleged robbery.

Boylston convenience store robbed

December 2, 2021

A Boylston Street convenience store was robbed on Wednesday evening, according to a store employee. Boston police responded to 40 Boylston St. after...

Ansin Building of Emerson College

College endowment balloons amid pandemic

November 11, 2021

Emerson’s investments generated a 32.7 percent return in 2021, indicating a promising future for the college despite the financial pressures of COVID-19. As...

Richard Fucillo stands in front of the State House.

Emerson senior elected as town councilor

November 4, 2021

Residents of Winthrop, Mass. elected Richard Fucillo Jr. to their town council in Tuesday’s municipal elections, the first victory in the Emerson senior’s...

The police and fire department closed down Harrison Ave. yesterday.

Fire alarm briefly closes testing center again

November 3, 2021

Emerson’s testing center was forced to close for the second time in as many days due to a fire alarm at 116 Harrison Avenue on Wednesday morning. Boston...

A hazmat truck of the Boston Fire Department on Harrison Street.

[Photo] Tufts refrigerator fire closes testing center amid hazmat concerns

By Frankie Rowley, Gabriel Borges and Henrique Rocha / November 2, 2021

A hazmat truck of the Boston Fire Department on Harrison Street.

Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody

Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody

October 20, 2021

Police arrested a male suspect at Emerson’s Rotch Field on Tuesday evening, after an hours-long standoff closed the South End athletic grounds as well...

People dining in El Jefes Taqueria.

Restaurants emerge from pandemic with new perspectives

October 13, 2021

After over a year of pandemic restrictions stunting business, restaurants in Downtown Boston are finally seeing a semblance of normalcy, embracing a return...

Manuel Margot #13 of the Tampa Bay Rays slides home in the ninth inning after Matt Barnes #32 of the Boston Red Sox threw a wild pitch at Tropicana Field on June 24, 2021 in St Petersburg, Florida. The  Rays defeated the Red Sox 1-0.

Fans make their case for ALDS victors

October 7, 2021

The Boston Red Sox were able to take a breath after defeating the New York Yankees 6-2 in the American League Wild Card game on Tuesday night. The rivalry...

Turning Point USAs booth in the 2 Boylston Place alley.

[Photo] College lifts suspension on conservative group

November 18, 2021

Turning Point USA's booth in the 2 Boylston Place alley.

A view of part of the old Marlboro College campus.

Marlboro Music purchases former college campus

September 30, 2021

A chamber music group closed its purchase of the former Marlboro College campus on Tuesday, a culmination to months of uncertainty over the land after...

Hempfest in Boston Common

[Photo] Marijuana festival hits Boston Common

By Mariyam Quaisar and Bailey Allen / September 25, 2021

"Hempfest" in Boston Common

Jan Roberts-Breslin

Graduate dean tapped for provost job

September 23, 2021

Jan Roberts-Breslin, dean of graduate and professional studies, will take up the role of provost and vice president of academic affairs on an interim...

Boarded up entrances to the Paramount Theatre.

Paramount first-year students face mandatory move-out

September 23, 2021

Four weeks into the fall semester, some students housed in the Paramount Center are being asked to move to new residences in the Little Building—despite...

A bomb squad storms the Copley Westin Hotel on Sept. 12, 2001, looking for potential terrorist suspects.

Beacon alums look back on catastrophe coverage

September 16, 2021

On Sept. 6, 2001, sophomore journalism major Cyndi Roy was writing about first-year orientation and college dorm policy. She never imagined that, just...

Students lighting candles to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks.

‘Every year I heal a little bit more’: Emerson community commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11

September 12, 2021

On the evening of Sept. 11, several dozen individuals gathered in darkness under the Boston Common bandstand, to remember the lives lost twenty years ago...

OISA Director Andrea Popa

International students relieved by reversal of Trump-era visa policy

September 9, 2021

Much of Emerson’s international student community is breathing a sigh of relief after a Trump administration rule that would have limited the amount...

Alia Seraj with her father, Prince Abdul Ali Seraj, in the Boston Public Garden

Afghan royalty, class of 2004, reflects on country’s legacy in wake of American withdrawal

September 2, 2021

Like many of her Emerson peers, Alia Seraj ‘04 has witnessed the United States’ intervention in Afghanistan for nearly all her adult life. Yet her...

Outside of the Emerson College Testing Center.

College reports 14 positive COVID-19 tests in week of testing

September 2, 2021

Despite the vaccine mandate for community members, Emerson has reported 14 positive COVID-19 tests in just over a week since the start of fall semester...

A COVID-19 vaccination site

Vaccination requirement extended to faculty, staff

July 30, 2021

Emerson faculty and staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to campus in the fall, in an extension of the college’s previous directive...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. speaking at a COVID-19 update inside the Massachusetts State House.

Massachusetts reports daily average of 447 coronavirus cases in last seven days

July 27, 2021

Between July 20 and July 26, Massachusetts reported an average of 447 COVID-19 cases each day. In the same seven-day period, the death toll rose by 26. Cases...

The Dining Center with no indoor seating.

College shifts meal plan options, curtails Board Buck usage

July 16, 2021

Emerson students will have different meal plans to choose from for the fall semester, as the college rolls back changes it says were brought on by the...

The Colonial Theatre

Colonial Theatre to reopen in September with new programming

July 8, 2021

The Emerson Colonial Theatre will open its doors to the public in September 2021 for the first time in seventeen months, the Ambassador Theatre Group announced...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports average of 88 coronavirus cases in last seven days

July 4, 2021

Between June 28 and July 4, Massachusetts reported an average of 88 cases each day. In the same seven-day period, the death toll rose by 8.  Massachusetts...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 68 new coronavirus cases

June 23, 2021

Massachusetts reported 68 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, up from the 33 cases reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 5. Cases have fallen below...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 48 new coronavirus cases

June 21, 2021

Massachusetts reported 48 new coronavirus cases Monday, a rise from the 41 cases reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 5. Cases have fallen below...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 41 new coronavirus cases

June 20, 2021

Massachusetts reported 41 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a decline from the 91 cases reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 5. Cases have consistently...

Daniel Hollis

Marine reservist found guilty of manslaughter in death of Emerson student Daniel Hollis

June 19, 2021

Marine Corps Lance Corporal Samuel Boris London was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of then-Emerson sophomore Daniel Hollis, by court-martial...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 71 new coronavirus cases

June 18, 2021

Massachusetts reported 71 new coronavirus cases Friday, a decline from the 82 cases reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 3. Friday's report marks...

Evan Allen 11 (left) and Brendan McCarthy 04

Emerson alums win Pulitzer Prize for Boston Globe reporting

June 11, 2021

Two Emerson College alumni, Brendan McCarthy and Evan Allen, were among a team of Boston Globe journalists to receive a Pulitzer Prize on Friday, honoring...

Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 146 new coronavirus cases

May 30, 2021

Massachusetts reported 146 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a marked decline from the 203 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 4. Sunday’s...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 188 new coronavirus cases, lowest number since September

May 24, 2021

Massachusetts reported 188 new coronavirus cases Monday, a significant decline from the 287 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 2. Monday’s...

A clinician fills a syringe with a COVID-19 vaccine from a vial.

Emerson sets vaccination deadline for return to campus

May 14, 2021

Emerson students returning to campus in the fall must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by July 15, the college announced in a Friday afternoon email. The...

UEFA Champions League logo displayed on a phone screen and The Super League logo displayed on a screen are seen in this multiple exposure illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on April 20, 2021. (Photo Illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Soccer fans decry European Super League

April 22, 2021

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Updated registration system draws praise, frustration

Updated registration system draws praise, frustration

April 22, 2021

Emerson students were met with an updated system when fall course registration opened on April 12—and not all of them responded well to the unexpected...

The global pathways program in Santiago, Chile.

First Global Pathways programs in two years slated to return over winter break

April 22, 2021

Applications opened last week for two of Emerson’s study abroad programs that will run this winter break, paving the way for the first Global Pathways...

A clinician fills a syringe with a COVID-19 vaccine from a vial.

State vaccine eligibility expands to cover all Emerson students

April 19, 2021

When the clock struck midnight on Monday, 1.7 million Massachusetts residents—including any Emerson students who didn’t yet qualify—became eligible...

Snow dusts the Norman Lear statue in the 2 Boylston Alley

Nor’easter brings April snowfall and student bitterness

April 16, 2021

Emerson students woke up Friday morning to snowflakes outside their windows, an unexpected—and for many, unwelcome—sight after a spell of relatively...

A photo of Llull’s Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations

Exchange students experience pandemic-era Boston

April 15, 2021

Emerson currently hosts only a fraction of its normal exchange student population this semester, yet the seven undergraduates from University Ramon Llull...

The new awnings installed in the 2B alley.

Emerson lifts most restrictions as COVID fears ease

April 14, 2021

Emerson will lift most of the restrictions implemented on April 7 to slow down the unprecedented spread of COVID-19 amongst the community since late March...

Chair of the Performing Arts Department Bob Colby, who died April 5, 2021

Late performing arts chair leaves behind legacy of empathy

April 8, 2021

After 44 years at Emerson, students and colleagues fondly recalled Robert Colby as a committed theatre practitioner, a trusted mentor, and by many, a valued...

Meal bags being taken to quarantined and isolated students in the Paramount residence hall.

Positive COVID-19 tests and tightened restrictions rock campus life

April 7, 2021

Emerson canceled all in-person student activities beginning at 5 p.m. for at least the next seven days on Wednesday, the result of an unprecedented spike...

Emerson senior defeated in special election

Emerson senior defeated in special election

April 1, 2021

Richard Fucillo, a senior communications major, fell short in his bid to become the youngest lawmaker on Beacon Hill this Tuesday—though he managed to...

Junior Quinton Copeland at bat for the Lions.

Baseball snags first win since 2020 in doubleheader against Coast Guard

March 29, 2021

The baseball team secured its first conference win of the year—and first win since the abridged 2020 season—on Saturday against the United States Coast...

Soledad OBrien speaking to graduates during 2019s commencement ceremony.

College officials reconsidering in-person commencement

March 25, 2021

Emerson is “exploring several options” for an in-person commencement ceremony alongside the previously announced virtual celebration on May 9, according...

Kelly Bates

Founding director of Elma Lewis center launches City Council campaign

March 25, 2021

Kelly Bates has a laundry list of qualifications in her bid for the Boston City Council—not least among them her tenure as inaugural director of Emerson’s...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,880 new coronavirus cases

March 20, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,880 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a slight decline from the 1,887 new infections reported Friday. The death toll rose by 29.  Cases...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 1,887 new coronavirus cases

March 19, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,887 new coronavirus cases Friday, a slight increase from the 1,857 new infections reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 43.  Cases...

A janitor working in the dorm hallway.

Overworked during pandemic, staff fight to have benefits reinstated

March 18, 2021

With inflated workloads, slashed benefits, and continuing tense negotiations with Emerson,  college staff members are nearing a breaking point—after...

Students walking on Boston Common.

Vaccine rollout progressing, health experts foresee a return to normal in the fall

March 18, 2021

Public health experts say there appears to be a “light at the end of the tunnel” shining for college campuses after a year of restrictions, social...

11 undergraduate students of 11 different majors at the college.

Major changes: A year of pandemic learning

March 18, 2021

Of Emerson’s 3,490 currently enrolled undergraduate students, no two have the same learning experience. Some visual and media arts students handle cameras...

Little Building and Walker Building in snow.

First year of college stunted by COVID-19, class of 2024 reflects on hurdles, loss

March 17, 2021

Many students anticipate their first year of college as a milestone—their initial steps onto campus marking a momentous transition between adolescence...

The Office of Financial Aid in the Union Bank Building.

Emerson opens applications for second round of COVID aid

March 16, 2021

Emerson students can now apply for further financial relief from the pandemic after the college announced Monday it had received a second round of emergency...

Emersons Los Angeles campus.

Emerson Los Angeles on track to reopen, according to county health officials

March 12, 2021

Provided that COVID-19 metrics continue to trend as expected, the in-person summer program at Emerson Los Angeles should go ahead as planned, local public...

A photo of South Street Diner

Local restaurants navigate reopening under lifted restrictions

March 11, 2021

The progressive relaxation of the state’s coronavirus restrictions over the past several weeks cleared the way for Emerson-area restaurants to start...

A snow-blanketed neighborhood in Austin, TX under a rolling blackout

For Texan Emersonians, the utilities crisis highlights unignorable issues

February 27, 2021

The massive utilities failures in Texas sparked by a winter storm last week created anxiety for Emerson students from the Lone Star State—with many expressing...

Bostons Fenway Park empty

Baker announces Phase Four reopening by end of March

February 25, 2021

Massachusetts will enter the final step, Step Two, of Phase Three in its four-phase reopening plan next Monday, with plans to move into Phase Four as early...

Richard Fucillo stands in front of the State House.

Emerson senior mounts State House campaign

February 25, 2021

The contest to fill an open seat for the Massachusetts House of Representatives now includes an unusual face in state politics—an Emerson College senior. Richard...

A Visual and Media Arts class under COVID-19 safety restrictions.

Another semester of hybrid learning garners disappointment

February 25, 2021

The college’s plan to extend “flex” learning, a mix of virtual and in-person classes, into the fall 2021 semester was met with a mix of approval...

Emersons Kasteel Well campus in Well, Netherlands.

With no students at the castle, the town of Well remains shuttered

February 18, 2021

Nearly 3,500 miles away from Boston, a towering castle is quiet. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the dorms at Kasteel Well have sat empty for nearly...

The exterior of Lamberts Marketplace.

Lambert’s Marketplace, new dining partner, faces complications at Board Bucks launch

February 11, 2021

Lambert’s Marketplace experienced a slew of technical difficulties as the convenience store and sandwich shop transitioned to accepting Emerson’s Board...

4th Wall general manager Diky Melville serving two patrons behind a plexiglass divider.

Woken from hibernation, 4th Wall returns after brief hiatus

February 8, 2021

From behind a large plexiglass divider, bartender Emmanuel Parent looked around the 4th Wall Restaurant & Bar, gesturing to the sparsely-populated...

Retail investors, trading for themselves rather than on behalf of institutions or corporations, first hatched the plan on the Reddit community r/wallstreetbets almost a year ago.

The GameStop surge shows Wall Street’s contempt for the “free” in free market

February 3, 2021

The stock market uproar over the past two weeks has enthralled financial institutions and social media platforms alike. It threatens to prove, if nothing...

Students walk by the Tatte Bakery & Cafe on the corner of Boylston and Tremont.

Long quarantine raises student skepticism, optimism

January 29, 2021

The majority of Emerson students living on-campus received their negative COVID-19 test results within hours of moving in between Jan. 21 and Jan. 24....

The main entrance of the Walgreens in downtown Boston.

College maintains flu shot policy despite state reversal

January 28, 2021

Emerson will continue to require students to receive a seasonal flu vaccine despite the reversal of the Massachusetts policy that initially brought on...

A view of Emersons Dining Center from the Boylston Place alley.

College announces revised meal plans, new Board Bucks locations

January 26, 2021

Emerson will offer expanded student meal plans for the spring 2021 semester, along with new Board Bucks partner locations and extended hours of operations...

Brian Basgen, then-Assistant Vice President of IT, at an SGA meeting in 2019.

New head of Emerson’s IT department slated to take over position for spring semester

January 19, 2021

Former Associate Vice President of Information Technology Brian Basgen is slated to lead the college’s IT department following the retirement of former...

The Boloco location next to Emerson College on Boylston Street.

Boloco reopens downtown locale after long hiatus

January 11, 2021

Boloco Modern Mexican will reopen its Boston Common location on Jan. 12, resuming dining at the Emerson staple for the first time in nine months. The...

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

“Everyone’s upset and annoyed”: Students voice frustrations with the move-in pushback

January 8, 2021

Some Emerson students have been left frustrated and confused following the college’s weeklong delay in residential move-in, an announcement that came...

A sign on the window of Emersons coronavirus testing site at Tufts Medical Center.

Emerson exploring spring semester partnership with Tufts Medical Center

December 17, 2020

Emerson is exploring an arrangement with the Tufts Medical Center that would allow students to use Tufts clinical services, as the college’s own health...

Trent (center right) was remembered as a pioneer in the field of Political Communication.

Emerson faculty reflects on passing of Judith Trent, political communications icon

December 10, 2020

Dr. Judith Trent’s only official post at Emerson was as a guest lecturer in 1996. But to many in the School of Communication, she will be remembered...

Mediterranean restaurant Garbanzo opened on Emersons campus in August.

Campus-adjacent businesses anticipating revenue hit following student departure

December 1, 2020

Businesses around Emerson’s Boston campus are anticipating a dropoff in sales after most students left for an extended seven-week winter break. The...

The colleges choice to extend the fall semester grading period was met with mixed reactions from professors

COVID-19 forces some professors to consider pausing five-year path to tenure

November 18, 2020

With professional timelines thrown into disarray by the pressures of the pandemic, some Emerson faculty are weighing whether or not to “stop-the-clock”...

Emerson Polling Director Spencer Kimball

After forecast of a landslide Biden win, college pollsters assess where they missed the mark

November 9, 2020

As the dust settles on the election, it becomes increasingly clear that the margins of victory for former Vice President Joe Biden were razor-thin in a...

A view of Emersons Dining Center from the Boylston Place alley.

Pandemic restrictions curtail Dining Center accommodations

November 9, 2020

Emerson’s dining services cut back on the special accommodations traditionally offered to students with allergies and dietary intolerances, making their...

Hundreds of protestors listen to leaders outside the Boston Public Library Wednesday night in preparation for the presidential Election result.

Peaceful Boston demonstrations condemn Trump efforts against vote counting

November 5, 2020

Just one day removed from the culmination of a historically divisive presidential campaign cycle, demonstrators took to the streets of Boston, demanding...

Tris Arthur dropping off her absentee ballot application in the mailbox outside of the Colonial Theater.

As the election begins, the college gets-out-the-vote

November 3, 2020

In the lead up to Election Day, Emerson’s Office of Student Engagement and Leadership established an outreach campaign this semester to encourage students...