Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Jonathan Yao

Jonathan Yao, Staff Writer

Jonathan Yao (he/him) is a junior journalism major who serves as a Staff Writer for The Beacon’s News section. He currently lives in Rhode Island. In his free time, he plays Yu-gi-oh and writes, working on a steampunk novel.

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A sticky note on a laundry machine in the Paramount Building. Photo by Jonathan Yao

Laundry backlogs cause stress, confusion; college to renovate in 2024

April 13, 2022

Emerson students have long complained of dysfunctional laundry machines, but the college does not plan to renovate its systems any time soon. “I’ve had times where I had to run the dryer three times,...

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10 highlighted Black-owned businesses for Black History Month

February 14, 2022

Among the many things that Black people have brought into American society, business will always be one of them. In celebration of Black History Month, The Berkeley Beacon highlights 10 notable Black-owned...

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College to offer new religion minor

December 2, 2021

In a bid to expand its interdisciplinary offerings, the college will offer a new minor focusing on religious studies, starting in the Spring 2022 semester. The new minor, offered as part of the Marlboro...

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Clubs enjoy heightened recruitment from in-person organization fair

September 9, 2021

Venues around Emerson, including the Little Building and Piano Row, livened up on Friday afternoon as an in-person “org fair” got underway for the first time in a year and a half. Student organizations...

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