Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Jordan Pagkalinawan

Jordan Pagkalinawan

November 20, 2022

Jordan Pagkalinawan (he/him) is a freshman journalism major from Burbank, California.  He is currently a Staff Writer for the sports section of The Berkeley Beacon.  In his spare time, he enjoys rooting...

Parker Garlough

Parker Garlough

November 13, 2022

Parker Garlough is a first-year journalism major from Naperville, Illinois. They currently serve as a staff writer for the News and Living Arts sections. When not writing for The Beacon, they also work...

Ryan Forgosh

Ryan Forgosh

November 5, 2022

Ryan Forgosh (he/him) is a second year journalism student from Manalapan, NJ. He is also the captain of Emerson Esports' Splatoon team and is a reader for Stork Magazine.

Ashlyn Wang

Ashlyn Wang

November 5, 2022

Ashlyn Wang (she/her) is a journalism major with minors in psychology and economics at Emerson College. She currently serves as a staff writer and photographer for The Beacon. She spends most of her free...

Gabel Strickland

Gabel Strickland

November 3, 2022

Gabel Strickland (she/her) is a journalism major at Emerson College with minors in Publishing and Comedic Writing and Performance. She is a Staff Writer who contributes to the news, opinion, living arts,...

Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat

Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat

October 21, 2022

Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat (they/she) is a junior Writing, Literature, and Publishing major from Tijuana, Mexico. She serves as part of the copyediting team at The Beacon, and occasionally writes...

Ethan Cotler

Ethan Cotler

October 21, 2022

Ethan Cotler (he/him) is a journalism student from Charlotte, North Carolina. As a former film major, he enjoys writing for the living arts section. In his free time, he trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, practices...

Quinn OConnor

Quinn O’Connor

October 4, 2022

Quinn O’Connor (she/her) is junior journalism major from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and serves as a copyeditor for the Beacon. Quinn is also a member of the Women’s basketball team at Emerson and enjoys...

Hailey Akau

Hailey Akau

October 3, 2022

Hailey Akau (she/her) is a writing, literature, and publishing major from Honolulu, Hawaii. She focuses mainly on illustrations and graphics for The Beacon but also contributes the occasional opinion as...

Rachel Choi

Rachel Choi

October 3, 2022

Rachel Choi (she/her) is a freshman writing, literature, and publishing major with a concentration in publishing. She currently serves as a copyeditor and an occasional illustrator for the Beacon. She...

Mike McHugh

Mike McHugh

October 3, 2022

Mike McHugh is a senior journalism major and sociology minor from Reading, MA who currently works as a staff writer for The Beacon’s news section. He joined the Beacon in Fall of 2021 as a correspondent...

Chloe Els

Chloe Els

September 29, 2022

Chloe Els (she/her) is a first-year journalism major who grew up in both California and Colorado. She currently works as a staff writer for the Beacon’s news section. When she’s not writing for the...

Leo Kagan

Leo Kagan

September 20, 2022

Leo Kagan (he/him) is a freshman journalism major from the North Shore of Boston. He currently serves as a staff writer for the Beacon’s sports section. He is also a member of Noteworthy, one of Emerson’s...

Ana Videla Sola

Ana Videla Sola

May 29, 2022

Ana Videla Sola is a sophomore journalism major who is 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,...

Load More Stories