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Maddie Khaw

Maddie Khaw, Assistant Enterprise News Editor

Maddie Khaw (she/her) is a sophomore journalism major from Portland, Oregon and serves as the assistant enterprise news editor for The Beacon. She is also minoring in women's, gender, and sexuality studies, and plays on Emerson's women's soccer team.

Latest from Maddie Khaw
Students applaud Biden marijuana pardons

Students applaud Biden marijuana pardons

November 9, 2022

Last month, President Joe Biden pardoned thousands of people convicted of marijuana possession at the federal level. Emerson students and experts alike believe the pardon moves toward repairing the harmful...

The first cohort of students graduated from MCI-Concord Sept. 27

Emerson Prison Initiative graduates first cohort of students

October 5, 2022

On Mondays, Robb Eason’s entry to his classroom looks a little bit different than usual. Instead of entering Walker or Tufte building and tapping his ID, the Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: ECPD responds to fire alarms, provides medical assistance

September 26, 2022

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Sept. 19 ECPD...

Emerson Flows, resident assistants lobby for accessible reproductive resources

Emerson Flows, resident assistants lobby for accessible reproductive resources

September 21, 2022

If you menstruate, you’ve probably been surprised by your period at some point and been frustrated when you don’t have period products on hand. These circumstances sparked advocacy from Emerson Flows...

An Emerson College Police car.

ECPD provides medical assistance, responds to Housing and Residential Education

September 18, 2022

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Friday, Sept. 2 ECPD...

Emersons testing site at Tufts Medical Center.

New COVID-19 policies ‘fared well’ over the summer, set to continue this fall

September 7, 2022

As the fall semester begins, students return to an Emerson with the most relaxed COVID-19 policies since the start of the pandemic. Following a shift in COVID protocol over the summer, the college switched...

Students cross the intersection of Boylston St. and Tremont St. in front of the Little Building.

‘I just really fear getting COVID’: students report anxiety with updated COVID policies

April 20, 2022

COVID-19 precautions have enveloped Emerson’s campus since the onset of the pandemic in 2020. Masks in classrooms, mandatory weekly COVID tests, and designated isolation spaces for COVID-positive students...

Emersons Center for Health and Wellness will merge with its Center for Psychological Services. Photo by Maddie Khaw.

ECAPS and CHW continue merging process, seek suggestions for naming new department

April 13, 2022

When Brendan Walker reached out to Emerson’s Counseling and Psychological Services as a first-year student, he was connected with a counselor within just five days of contacting the department. Last...

Emersons media gallery. Photo by Maddie Khaw.

Emerson Contemporary awarded grant to improve campus art galleries

March 23, 2022

Emerson received a $114,000 grant from a Massachusetts-based foundation last year, intended to help improve the art galleries of Emerson Contemporary. The grant, approved by the George I. Alden Trust...

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