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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Alumna Yesenia Rego created her BFA film in the Dominican Republic featuring female workers. Xinyi Xu / Beacon Correspondent

Low-budget BFA film shows working life in Dominican Republic bateyes

November 8, 2019

Hunched over a jacket to protect the sound, Emerson alumna Yesenia Rego recorded herself on her iPhone, reciting powerful excerpts from letters she once exchanged with women from small working communities...

Dessalise Etienne (far left), Jerry Cardona (center left), Kayla LaRosa (center right), and Lauren Licola (far right) all competed together to bring victory to Emersons team. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

Emerson team takes home a slamming win in poetry competition

October 23, 2019

A group of Emerson students won a national poetry slam tournament after setting out on a seven-month path of redemption following their loss at a collegiate poetry slam tournament in April.  The four...

Danielle Monroe 12 created Republic of Camberville, a fiction podcast based on Somerville and Cambridge. Courtesy of Danielle Monroe.

Emerson alumna to release localized fiction podcast

September 18, 2019

When listening to children’s podcasts with her two kids, Danielle Monroe ‘12 decided to use a podcast as a new creative medium she could use to promote her writing and acting. Monroe, a graduate...

Photo by Xinyi Tu - Beacon Correspondent

Dance battle winners take home $1,000 cash prizes

March 26, 2019

Spectators of Hip-Hop Society’s second annual dance battle gathered around in a circle, clapped their hands, and fed into the energy of the two dancers competing in the middle. The crowd anxiously waited...

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