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

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A protestor is arrested during last Augusts Straight Pride Parade. The group that organized the parade, Super Happy Fun America, is set to clash with counter-protestors Saturday afternoon at a pro-police rally.

[Photo] Dueling protests to clash on Boston Common

Published June 27, 2020

A protestor is arrested during last August's Straight Pride Parade. The group that organized the parade, Super Happy Fun America, is set to clash with...

Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton

[Photo] UPDATED: Pelton denounces Straight Pride Parade in community email

Published August 28, 2019

Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton

The Berkeley Beacon office in Emersons 172 Tremont St. building.

[Photo] SGA passes legislation condemning The Beacon over instances of racism, discrimination

Published December 18, 2020

The Berkeley Beacon office in Emerson's 172 Tremont St. building.

An Emerson College Police car.

[Photo] Incident Journal: Drug paraphernalia confiscated during move-out

Published March 27, 2020

An Emerson College Police car.

Students moving out of their dorms in March 2020

[Photo] COVID-19 at Emerson: The Story So Far

Published March 17, 2020

Students moving out of their dorms in March 2020

Emersons Kasteel Well campus in Well, Netherlands.

[Photo] Coronavirus scares halt travel for Kasteel Well students

Published February 24, 2020

Emerson's Kasteel Well campus in Well, Netherlands.

Emerson College Polling Director Spencer Kimball.

[Photo] Poll: Unwillingness to donate and disapproval of residency requirement

Published December 10, 2019

Emerson College Polling Director Spencer Kimball.

A Financial Advisory Board meeting in September 2019.

[Photo] Vote on controversial fee amendment postponed

Published September 20, 2019

A Financial Advisory Board meeting in September 2019.

Dining on campus will see significant alterations in the fall semester.

[Photo] All meals to be takeout in fall semester

Published July 14, 2020

Dining on campus will see significant alterations in the fall semester.

President M. Lee Pelton will head a Boston committee tasked with combating racism and inequality.

[Photo] Pelton begins talks for Tokyo

Published December 13, 2012

President M. Lee Pelton will head a Boston committee tasked with combating racism and inequality.

An SGA meeting at the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year.

[Photo] SGA votes on sustainability

Published October 3, 2013

An SGA meeting at the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year.

President M. Lee Pelton.

[Photo] Emerson remembers and honors late professor

Published January 23, 2014

President M. Lee Pelton.

The colleges choice to extend the fall semester grading period was met with mixed reactions from professors

[Photo] Lowrie steps down as faculty assembly chair following vote

Published December 6, 2017

The college's choice to extend the fall semester grading period was met with mixed reactions from professors

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy joined a group of state attorneys Thursday in suing the U.S. Department of Education over  proposed Title IX regulations.

[Photo] Massachusetts Attorney General joins fight against new Title IX regulations

Published June 6, 2020

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy joined a group of state attorneys Thursday in suing the U.S. Department of Education over proposed Title IX...

The Emerson College Los Angeles Center located on Sunset Blvd.

[Photo] ELA applications no longer first-come, first-serve

Published October 31, 2018

The Emerson College Los Angeles Center located on Sunset Blvd.

Two members of the student organization Earth Emerson.

[Photo] Student organizations push political engagement on Election Day

Published November 3, 2020

Two members of the student organization Earth Emerson.

Emersons downtown Boston campus.

[Photo] Faculty approves sanctuary campus proposal

Published November 30, 2016

Emerson's downtown Boston campus.

Pictured above, Performing Arts Department Chair Bob Colby.

[Photo] Robert Colby selected as Performing Arts Chair fall 2018

Published February 19, 2018

Pictured above, Performing Arts Department Chair Bob Colby.

No Strain Here

By The Berkeley Beacon Archives
February 1, 1947

Well, here we are, one semester past—along with everyone’s marks. There were only a couple of worryin’ wonders at the half and they seem to have...

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