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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

Maxwell Carter

Maxwell Carter, State House Reporter

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After 32 years of teaching at Marlboro, Jim Mahoney accepted a faculty position at Bennington College in Vermont. Photo: Jim Mahoney/Courtesy

Marlboro professors face difficult decisions as merger looms

By Maxwell Carter
Published February 19, 2020

Marlboro Professor Jim Mahoney watched his world fall apart as the proposed Emerson-Marlboro merger progressed over the past few months, forcing him to...

The Massachusetts Senate is set to vote on a package of three climate bills Thursday. Photo credit: Cho Yin Rachel Lo

Senate to vote on expediting carbon neutrality

By Maxwell Carter
Published January 30, 2020

The Massachusetts Senate will vote on three bills Thursday that would set Massachusetts on a fast-track to carbon-neutrality by 2050 if passed by the legislature...

Emerson professor Gian Lombardo said he wished the college had included employee unions in health care price talks.

Drastic spike in employee health insurance costs ignites anxiety

By Maxwell Carter
Published December 4, 2019

Staff and faculty union leaders are expressing concerns after the Human Resources department announced in October that health insurance renewal costs for...

State primed to ban flavored tobacco and vaping products

State primed to ban flavored tobacco and vaping products

By Maxwell Carter
Published November 14, 2019

BEACON HILL—The House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday banning the sale of all flavored tobacco and vaping products in the Commonwealth. The...

Journalists from CNN, POLITICO, PolitiFact, and New England Cable News came to Emerson to talk about the upcoming presidential election and the coverage of it. Xinyi Xu / Beacon Correspondent

Journalists warn students about dangers of Facebook during panel discussion

By Maxwell Carter
Published October 29, 2019

New England Cable News journalist Sue O’Connell called on Facebook to increase protections from the spread of misinformation at the Covering 2020: News,...

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