Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Ana Videla Sola

Ana Videla Sola

May 29, 2022

Ana Videla Sola is a sophomore journalism major and I am 19 years old. She is an international student from Argentina and a soccer and Argentinian rock enthusiast. She enjoys reading, listening to music,...

Jonathan Yao

Jonathan Yao

May 29, 2022

Jonathan Yao (he/him) is a junior journalism major who serves as a Staff Writer for The Beacon’s News section. He currently lives in Rhode Island. In his free time, he plays Yu-gi-oh and writes, working...

Karenna Umscheid

Karenna Umscheid

May 29, 2022

Karenna Umscheid (she/her) is a journalism student at Emerson College, focused on arts and culture reporting, as well as writing critical essays. She also writes for Latent Images Magazine, WECB's Milk...

Maddie Khaw

Maddie Khaw

May 29, 2022

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,...

Maeve Lawler

Maeve Lawler

May 29, 2022

Maeve Lawler (she/her) is a second-year Journalism major at Emerson College, with minors in Political Science and Publishing. She aims to write stories that inform communities, as well as foster positive...

Sophia Pargas

Sophia Pargas

May 29, 2022

Sophia Pargas (she/her) is a junior Journalism and Marketing Communications double major from Miami, Florida. She currently serves as the Beacon’s living arts editor and enjoys this opportunity to be...

Hadera McKay

Hadera McKay

January 31, 2022

Hadera McKay (she/her) is a junior Writing, Literature, and Publishing major with a concentration in publishing. This is her second semester serving as The Beacon’s opinion editor. McKay enjoys reading,...

Abigail Lee

Abigail Lee

January 18, 2022

Abigail Lee (she/her) is a sophomore journalism major from Hershey, Pennsylvania. She serves as the Magazine Content Managing Editor after working on the news team in Spring 2022. In addition to writing...

Adri Pray

Adri Pray

January 14, 2022

Adri Pray (she/her) is a sophomore journalism student from Cape Cod, MA who served previously as a correspondent and the Assistant Express News Editor. She loves investigative journalism, and can often...

Hannah Nguyen

Hannah Nguyen

January 14, 2022

Hannah Nguyen (she/her) is a sophomore journalism major from North Wales, Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared in publications like AsAmNews, Unpublished Magazine, and North Penn Now, among many others....

Charlie Ambler

Charlie Ambler

January 14, 2022

Charlie (Brian) Ambler is a graduate student who is currently on track to attaining a masters degree in journalism. He acts as a deputy copy editor for The Berkeley Beacon. He enjoys writing for the opinion...

Jason Tulchin

Jason Tulchin

January 14, 2022

Jason Tulchin (he/him) is a senior journalism major from Somers, New York. Jason has been a Correspondent for the Beacon since October 2021 and now serves as the Deputy Sports Editor. Jason enjoys all...

Gabriel Borges

Gabriel Borges

January 14, 2022

Gabriel Borges is a first-year journalism student who currently serves as a Staff Writer for The Beacon’s News section. He grew up in Recife, Brazil, and moved to the United States in 2017. Borges is...

Nicole Abrate

Nicole Abrate

November 5, 2021

Nicole Abrate (She/Her) is based in Boston, attends Emerson College and is a news staff writer at the Berkeley Beacon. Nicole previously covered local news stories in Switzerland.

Luna Theus

Luna Theus

November 5, 2021

Luna Theus (She/Her)  currently serves as a staff writer for The Beacon. Originally from Florida, Luna is a rising senior at Emerson College with minors in sociology and political science. Her passions...

Vivi Smilgius

Vivi Smilgius

October 12, 2021

Vivi Smilgius (she/her) is a junior journalism major who served as The Beacon’s Assistant Express News Editor, Deputy Express News Editor and Assistant Sports Editor before becoming Editor-in-Chief....

Justin Chen

Justin Chen

August 13, 2021

Justin Chen (He/Him) is a transferred junior journalism major from Shenzhen, China. He moved to Boston after elementary school. This is his first semester as Assistant Opinion Editor at The Beacon....

Campbell Parish

Campbell Parish

February 15, 2021

Campbell Parish (she/her),  is a junior journalism major from the Seacoast of New Hampshire. She now serves as Magazine Editor. She has a knack for writing intriguing pieces on events occurring on campus...

Theo Wolf

Theo Wolf

January 27, 2021

Theo Wolf is a creative writing major and the chief copyeditor for The Beacon. If they're doing their job well, you shouldn't notice them at all.  

Benjamin Levine

Benjamin Levine

January 22, 2021

Benjamin Levine covers all things Emerson as a reporter for The Beacon's 172 Review podcast. Having bit the journalism bug in Israel during an internship at international news channel i24NEWS, he is passionate...

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