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

The Berkeley Beacon

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

The Berkeley Beacon

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Junior Elinor Bonifant submitted her podcast, The Haunted Hour, to the 38th Annual EVVY Awards, causing it to win the first ever award in the Outstanding Podcast category. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

The Haunted Hour rises from the dead for season two

By Kaitlyn Mettetal
Published October 21, 2019

Trapped in Boston Logan Airport during a flight delay, junior Elinor Bonifant hastily connected to the slower-than-molasses public wi-fi. Bonifant submitted...

People over 21 can use cannabis recreationally and legally according to Massachusetts state law, but for Emerson students, this isn’t the case. Abby Noyes/ Beacon Staff

Beacon Breakdown: What’s the case with cannabis on-campus?

By Kaitlyn Mettetal
Published November 7, 2018

Nearly two years after the legalization of recreational cannabis use in Massachusetts the college remains substance-free in accordance with federal laws...

Emersons downtown Boston campus.

Emerson kicks off ‘Adventures in Ethics’ lecture series

By Kaitlyn Mettetal
Published October 5, 2018

Emerson commenced its fifth iteration of “Adventures in Ethics,” a series of lectures centered around concurrent philosophical topics, with this year’s...

Ryan Bartlett hosting his Wednesday night show Wicked Local Wednesday at the co-curricular WERS. Cullen Grazen / Beacon Staff

College changes co-curricular registration process

By Kaitlyn Mettetal
Published September 19, 2018

The college overhauled the registration process for redeeming non-tuition credits through co-curricular organizations this fall after deciding the previous...

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