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

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

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The Silent Disco finished Autism Awareness Week, with students wearing individual headphones with adjustable volumes. Photo by Emily Mason.

Silent Disco caps off Autism Acceptance Week

By Emily Mason
Published April 9, 2018

Shaggy carpets, inflatable chairs, and blue string lights filled the Cabaret for a silent disco hosted on Friday night. Emerson students danced, sang,...

The men’s volleyball team is 2-4 in the GNAC with eight games remaining. Photo: Daniel Peden/Beacon Staff

Men’s volleyball notebook: Lions hope to host first round of playoffs

By Emily Mason
Published March 22, 2018

The men’s volleyball team is moving into tougher competition in their season as conference play begins. From this point in the season on, every game...

Cathleen DaCosta debuted Heroin Is Not Chic at New York Fashion Week. Photo courtesy of Cathleen DaCosta.

Alum combats ‘heroin chic’ trend with style

By Emily Mason
Published March 22, 2018

In the late '90s, supermodel Kate Moss popularized “heroin chic,” a fashion style based around grunge. Today, Cathleen DaCosta ‘10 has repurposed...

Mariana Marshall has blogged her travels to Australia, the Bahamas, Fiji, Nicaragua, Spain, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Iceland, and more. Photo courtesy of Mariana Marshall

Mariana Marshall ’10 blogs on the move

By Emily Mason
Published February 28, 2018

When Mariana Marshall ‘10 graduated from Emerson, she thought she had joined the Peace Corps. After months of not receiving an assignment, she decided...

Squitch is touring nationwide starting this May. / Photo courtesy of Charlie Debevoise

Student band enters the Boston DIY scene

By Emily Mason
Published February 19, 2018

“Fruit punk”—a more lighthearted offshoot of punk music—is band Squitch’s genre of choice. Freshman Emma Spooner started Squitch her senior year...

Freshman founds Muslim Student Association

Freshman founds Muslim Student Association

By Emily Mason
Published November 16, 2017

Despite concerns there would be too few students to form a Muslim Student Association, Maysoon Khan pushed to create one last month. Now, the association...

Natalie Harper, the vice president of SheCult, is helping lead the charge to publish a magazine.
BETHANY HAMLIN / BEACON STAFF

SheCult collective plans to publish magazine

By Emily Mason
Published October 12, 2017

In fall 2016, SheCult was founded to create a network for queer artists. This year, the collective is publishing its first full-length magazine, to be...

Patrick Farrell
CASSANDRA MARTINEZ / BEACON STAFF

College hires Pulitzer winner

By Emily Mason
Published September 27, 2017

After 30 years working as a photographer for the Miami Herald, Patrick Farrell is taking a year-long leave—he joined Emerson this year as a Distinguished...

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