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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Joey DuBois

Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor

Joey DuBois joined The Berkeley Beacon in the Spring 2021 semester as the Deputy Sports Editor. Joey has written independently for a few years as a blogger, but his role with the Beacon is his first formal print experience. He was inspired to join the organization to share the stories of unsung athletes, both on campus and in the larger Boston community.


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The mens soccer team trains at Rotch Field in the South End three times per week.

Emerson cancels all weekend sporting activities following announcement of seven new positives Thursday

April 2, 2021

Emerson canceled all sports games and practices this weekend, just one day after the college announced that seven students had tested positive for COVID-19, according to Athletic Director Patricia Nicol.  A...

The event is entirely student-run, with Sam Willinger (center) leading the way.

SAAC, men’s volleyball team support LGBTQ+ athletes in You Can Play Week

March 31, 2021

You Can Play Week, an initiative spearheaded by the Student Athletic Advisory Council and the men’s volleyball team to promote safety and inclusion for LGBTQ+ athletes, is underway at Emerson this week.  It...

The athletics departments partnership with PlaySiight will improve quality of streams and film for all sports including the production at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym.

NEWMAC awards 25 Emerson athletes spots on Academic All-Conference teams

March 24, 2021

The New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team for each fall sport was full of Emerson Lions, as 25 student-athletes were recognized for their achievements in the...

Emerson junior outfielder/pitcher Quinton Copeland steps up to the plate during a game in 2020.

Emerson baseball stumbles in opening doubleheader with Wheaton

March 21, 2021

Emerson's baseball team fell to Wheaton 10-3 and 25-5 in their season-opening doubleheader on Saturday.  The outing was the team’s first since the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the remainder of the...

Joey DuBois (right) at a Red Sox game prior to the pandemic.

Column: I’m lucky sports are the worst thing I lost during the pandemic

March 17, 2021

Sports mean a variety of things to different people. While they may be trivial compared to the more serious aspects of life that are negatively affected by the pandemic—such as surging unemployment rates—sports...

Fall sports teams begin training for hopeful season

March 16, 2021

These practices marked the first time the soccer and volleyball teams could practice together since the onset of the pandemic and the New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference’s cancelation...

Mens lacrosse team started their season off with a win against Nichols College.

Sports are back: student athletes grateful for spring season

March 4, 2021

Nearly a year after their season came to an unexpected halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emerson’s spring sports teams will be the first programs to compete in an official season since last March. “When...

The mens soccer team trains at Rotch Field in the South End three times per week.

Fall sports teams begin training for hopeful season

March 4, 2021

Emerson’s fall sports teams began their spring training sessions on Feb. 17, nearly a year after their initial training for the later-canceled fall season was cut short by the pandemic. These practices...

The season will consist of conference play only and official competitions will begin on March 13.

Emerson opts into 2020-21 spring sports season

March 3, 2021

Emerson will allow its spring sports teams to compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference season, the college announced in a statement on Wednesday. The four teams impacted...

Polar Park in the snow.

Emerson professor partners with Worcester restaurants for WooSox menu

February 25, 2021

Dr. Charles Steinberg, director of sports communication and Worcester Red Sox president, built his career around redefining what a ballpark should be.  His work over the years includes experiences...

Head mens and womens tennis coach Aaron Bergeron has been on paternity leave since the birth of his child in November and will return to Emerson this week.

Tennis coaches welcome new additions off the court

February 10, 2021

As tennis coaches’ families grow at home, questions arise about the teams’ upcoming spring seasons, a fate not unfamiliar to spring sports athletes.  Last fall, head coach Aaron Bergeron welcomed...

Juniors Megan Rose and Grace Cosgrove will captain the women’s soccer team next fall alongside sophomore Cali Bruce, a combination head coach David Suvak believes could yield historic results in the upcoming season.

Women’s soccer announces 2021 season captains

January 21, 2021

The women’s soccer team announced their captains for next season on Jan. 2—junior goalkeeper Megan Rose, junior forward Grace Cosgrove, and sophomore midfielder Cali Bruce.  All three Lions were...

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