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

The Berkeley Beacon

Rumsha Siddiqui

Rumsha Siddiqui, Sports Editor

Rumsha Siddiqui (she/her) is a journalism major from upstate New York. She currently serves as the Sports Editor and previously served as Staff Writer and Kasteel Well Bureau Chief. Rumsha is passionate about writing about the Boston Celtics and offering commentary and criticism on film, television, and music.

Latest from Rumsha Siddiqui
2024 Boston Marathon: Stories racing to and beyond the finish line

2024 Boston Marathon: Stories racing to and beyond the finish line

April 15, 2024
More than 30,000 athletes from all across the world will take on the 26.2-mile course through Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline, and Boston on Marathon Monday. 
Sampha’s ‘Lahai’ tour transcends Roadrunner

Sampha’s ‘Lahai’ tour transcends Roadrunner

April 10, 2024

British alternative R&B singer-producer-instrumentalist Sampha graced Boston with his presence on April 2 at Roadrunner Boston and serenaded the crowd...

To end the first set with a win, Emerson Lions’ Chase Fagen (5) ups his offense to pass St. Regis in points during the men’s volleyball Senior Day game against St. Regis College at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker gymnasium on Saturday, March 23, 2024. (Mariyam Quaisar/Beacon Staff)

Men’s Volleyball players honored at Senior Day game

March 27, 2024

The Emerson Men’s Volleyball team played their Senior Day game against Regis College on Saturday at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker gymnasium. The...

Illustration Hailey Akau

Celtics fourth quarter collapse cost them the game in Cleveland

March 6, 2024
It finally happened. The Boston Celtics fell apart, snapping their 11-game winning streak
Boston’s sports scene

Listicle: Boston’s sports scene extends past the standard

February 28, 2024
Boston is the city of sports. Everywhere you look, there’s an ad for sports betting or the next Celtics game.
Courtesy of Shannon Foley

‘The Dynasty: New England Patriots’ immortalizes the Pats’ glory days

February 20, 2024

If you’re a devastated New England Patriots fan lamenting the team’s glory days, especially after Head Coach Bill Belichick’s departure, get ready...

Illustration Rachel Choi

The dynamic Boston Celtics duo: Joe Mazzulla and ‘The Town’

January 24, 2024

When you think of team building and leadership, what movies come to mind? Perhaps “Coach Carter,” “Glory Road,” or even “Pitch Perfect.” But...

Rap mixed with comedy chaos: Zack Fox in Amsterdam

Rap mixed with comedy chaos: Zack Fox in Amsterdam

December 7, 2023

Beginning with a 17-show North American leg, Zack Fox kicked off his tour in October and eventually brought his music and humor to the Netherlands, promising...

Illustration by Rachel Choi.

Nothing could have prepared me for the Kasteel Well culture shock

November 15, 2023

Adjusting to a new environment is never easy. My semester studying abroad at Emerson College’s Kasteel Well campus has made that obvious. In the 1980s,...

A silhouette of the Boston Celtics logo. Illustration by Rachel Choi.

The Boston Celtics are so back: New and familiar faces flipped the script in the fourth

November 9, 2023

After a postseason of heartbreak and turmoil, Celtics fans should be optimistic about the 2023-24 season. The playoffs left fans pessimistic about the...

Emersons 14 athletics programs shone in a variety of ways in 2022-23

The Year of the Lions: Highlights from Emerson athletics’ 2022-23 season

April 27, 2023

The 2022-23 Emerson Lions have a lot to be proud of: across all 14 athletic programs, the Lions captured a bevy of accolades, including five major individual...

Courtesy of Phyllis Mercurio

‘Air’ is a slam dunk with an all-star cast

April 5, 2023

In a nearly sold-out theater at AMC Boston Common, cinemagoers wearing Air Jordans awaited the premiere of “Air,” a dramedy starring Boston’s poster...

The Boston Celtics are 54-24 this season, second best in the Eastern Conference behind the Milwaukee Bucks.

Painting the Boston Celtics’ playoff picture

April 4, 2023

Early last month, the Boston Celtics had a rough stretch—they lost three straight games against the New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets, and Cleveland Cavaliers,...

Illustration by Hailey Akau

‘You can’t make a Tomlette without breaking some Greggs’: Here’s why “Succession” has me scrambled

March 29, 2023

As the first episode of the fourth and final season of “Succession” has been released, I wonder why I even watch the show in the first place. It is...

Illustration Hailey Akau

Blake Griffin is the Boston Celtics unsung hero

March 10, 2023

The Boston Celtics agreed to a one-year contract with 33-year-old veteran and six-time NBA All-Star Blake Griffin in October of 2022. NBA fans have been...

Sports betting is legal in the state of Massachusetts as of Jan. 31.

‘All true Massachusetts degenerates were in the house’ for legal sports betting

February 13, 2023

After years of pushback in the state legislature, in-person sports betting is officially legal in Massachusetts as of Jan. 31, just in time for the Super...

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