Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Drew Ascione

Drew Ascione, Audio Reporter

Drew Ascione is a multimedia journalist aspiring to capture human life in action. She is committed to telling stories no matter how seemingly ordinary and those that would otherwise may not have been told. She has most recently covered Transgender legal rights and Transgender entertainment news. She centers on portraying the full complex human outside of a singular preconceived identity in all her stories.

 

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Photo of Helina Yared (middle) and her teammates, Nia Cooper (left) and Rachel Tarby (right), after practice.

Meghan Markle’s explosive interview, and Emerson’s new inclusivity-based cheerleading squad

March 22, 2021

  On today's episode of The 172 Review, host Drew Ascione interviews Assistant Sports Editor Tyler Foy about a new inclusivity-based Emerson cheerleading squad, and reporter Sophia Boyce gets...

Emerson community receives vaccines, and online learning for international students

Emerson community receives vaccines, and online learning for international students

February 19, 2021

  On today's episode of The 172 Review, host Sophia Boyce interviews News Editor Dana Gerber about how Emerson students and staff starting to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, and reporter Drew...

Laura Beth Levis and Peter DeMarco

Diving deeper into ‘Laura’s Law,’ and President Biden’s first days in White House

February 2, 2021

  Today on The 172 Review, host Drew Ascione sits down with Assistant News Editor Alec Klusza to dive deeper into the new Massachusetts Law in honor of former Beacon Editor-in-Chief, Laura...

A woman waits for her train at South Station.

A look into the students’ pandemic-era holiday plans and pronoun usage at Emerson

November 25, 2020

  Today on The 172 Review, host Maximo Aguilar Lawlor sits down with Express News Editor Charlie McKenna to talk about last week’s surge of positive COVID-19 cases at Emerson...

A student stands on a social distancing marker inside the Emerson testing center.

Emerson community weighs in on the holidays, the president-elect, and new COVID-19 vaccine developments

November 18, 2020

  Today on The 172 Review, host Maximo Aguilar Lawlor talks to the community about the recent advances in effectiveness of multiple COVID-19 vaccines. Sophia Boyce fields student's opinions...

A polling place at City Hall on Election Day Nov. 3, 2020.

Voting initiatives, mail-in experiences, and a new Supreme Court justice: Election Day on campus

November 3, 2020

In today's special election edition of The 172 Review, host Drew Ascione sat down with Beacon reporter Camilo Fonseca to talk about student voters and the college's effort to boost civic...

The Little Building on a rainy day.

Sanctions for breaking social distancing, Among Us overtakes campus life and a mid-semester student check in

October 27, 2020

  Today on The 172 Review, host Maximo Aguilar Lawlor sits down with Frankie Rowley about sanctions the college administers to people who break social distancing guidelines. Drew Ascione checks...

A student walks past the Emerson College Barnes & Noble.

Bookstore sees significant delays, off-campus students and dance orgs press ahead during a COVID-era semester

October 20, 2020

  Today on the 172 Review, host Sophia Boyce talks to Alec Klusza to discuss issues within the college’s textbook ordering process that persist over halfway through the semester. Maximo Aguilar...

Students walk in front of The Colonial Building residence hall on Boylston St.

Examining dashboard discrepancies, school facilities, and Emerson Missed Connections

October 13, 2020

  Today on the 172 Review, host Danielle Shojai sits down with news editor Andrew Brinker to discuss inaccuracies and missing metrics on Emerson’s COVID-19 dashboard. Drew Ascione talked...

Students working in a control room for a visual and media arts course. Courtesy Wilson Chao

Disrupted social lives, COVID sanctions, and altered orgs: Life on a pandemic-era campus

October 6, 2020

  Today on the 172 Review, host Maximo Aguilar Lawlor sits down with Beacon reporters Dana Gerber and Ann E. Matica to talk about how organizations on campus are adapting to new pandemic-era...

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