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Charlie McKenna
Charlie McKenna is from Los Angeles, CA and currently serves as The Beacon's Deputy Express Editor, where he leads The Beacon's coverage of events, breaking news, and student government at the college. He also hosts a radio show for Emerson's independent radio station, WECB. McKenna previously served as The Beacon's SGA correspondent.

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Charlie McKenna, Deputy News Editor

Oct 30, 2020
Massachusetts cases top 1,000 for seventh straight day (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
College to mandate weekly testing for faculty, staff in spring (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, Massachusetts cases continue rising (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, Massachusetts cases top 1,000 for fifth straight day (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
Administrators hope automatic dashboard updates will eliminate data reporting errors (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
AG Healy calls on DHS to rescind proposed rule limiting international students’ time in the U.S. (Story)
Oct 27, 2020
Boston Police investigating report of shots on Newbury St. (Story)
Oct 27, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, Massachusetts cases continue to surge (Story)
Oct 26, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, Massachusetts cases top 1,200 (Story)
Oct 25, 2020
Massachusetts reports 1,097 new coronavirus cases (Story)
Oct 24, 2020
SGA’s Financial Advisory Board meetings grind to a halt (Story)
Oct 24, 2020
Massachusetts reports 1,128 new coronaviurs cases (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Emerson reports one new positive, Massachusetts cases top 900 again (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
SGA hopes to spur college action with first legislative effort (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, Massachusetts cases continue to spike (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
WiFi out in W hotel due to Verizon outage (Story)
Oct 21, 2020
Emerson reports one new positive, Massachusetts cases fall (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
Garbanzo reopens after employee tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
Emerson reports two new positives, Massachusetts cases fall slightly (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, Massachusetts cases continue to rise (Story)
Oct 18, 2020
Massachusetts reports 744 new coronavirus cases (Story)
Oct 17, 2020
Spring break formally eliminated with faculty vote (Story)
Oct 17, 2020
Massachusetts reports 550 new coronavirus cases (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
Emerson reports unusually high testing total, Massachusetts cases rise (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
Irregular dashboard update lists only 10 new COVID-19 tests (Story)
Oct 14, 2020
Column: A Lakers fan reflects on the franchise after championship (Story)
Oct 14, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, uptick in daily tests (Story)
Oct 13, 2020
Emerson reports two new positives, Massachusetts cases fall slightly (Story)
Oct 12, 2020
Massachusetts reports 765 new coronavirus cases (Story)
Oct 11, 2020
Massachusetts reports 570 new coronavirus cases (Story)
Oct 11, 2020
Indigenous Peoples’ Day protest calls for end of Columbus Day (Story)
Oct 10, 2020
Massachusetts cases down from Friday, still on the rise (Story)
Oct 09, 2020
Massachusetts cases spike, Emerson reports no new positives (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, Massachusetts cases fall (Story)
Oct 07, 2020
Three vice presidents to retire before 2021 (Story)
Oct 07, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives as Massachusetts cases rise (Story)
Oct 06, 2020
Proposed federal rule would limit international students’ time in U.S. (Story)
Oct 06, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, Massachusetts cases drop for second straight day (Story)
Oct 05, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, Massachusetts cases drop (Story)
Oct 04, 2020
Massachusetts reports 626 new coronavirus cases (Story)
Oct 03, 2020
Massachusetts reports 600 new coronavirus cases (Story)
Oct 02, 2020
Emerson reports one new positive, 627 new tests (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
After positive tests, dining center remained open due to staff schedules (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
Hit and run crash near Public Garden severely injures pedestrian (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, testing number discrepancies (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
Emerson reports no new positives, 235 new tests (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
Symptom tracker to be linked to tap access in October (Story)
Sep 29, 2020
Man arrested following alleged assault in Public Garden Monday (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
Dining Center to temporarily close following three positive COVID-19 tests among food vendors (Story)
Sep 21, 2020
Vacancy issues in SGA persist under new model (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
College reverses course, will temporarily continue non-tuition credits for first-year students (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
College cancels spring break with release of new academic calendar (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
GRAPH: College reports 11 positive COVID-19 tests, inconsistent dashboard numbers (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
College places ninth in US News and World Report regional rankings (Story)
Sep 04, 2020
ELA campus won’t reopen in the fall, classes to remain online (Story)
Sep 03, 2020
Emerson reports three new positive tests since Monday (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
Emerson reports three positive COVID-19 tests this week, bringing August total to five (Story)
Aug 27, 2020
Campus capacity severely limited with new retrofitting measures (Story)
Aug 24, 2020
Emerson reports second positive COVID-19 case in two weeks, 0.16 percent positivity rate in new dashboard (Story)
Aug 22, 2020
Emerson releases symptom tracker, designed to keep community members with virus symptoms from campus (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Emerson reports 0.17 percent positive COVID-19 test rate out of 576 tests (Story)
Aug 19, 2020
State to mandate flu shot for college students (Story)
Aug 18, 2020
Emerson releases disciplinary measures for students who violate COVID-19 safety protocols (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Former SGA presidential candidate Ayesha takes over VP, completing quiet shakeup of top leadership (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Paramount to house classes despite quarantine designation (Story)
Aug 12, 2020
Emerson discloses bulk safety supply purchases, faculty and staff testing details (Story)
Aug 04, 2020
Students to receive pre-packed meals upon move-in, during quarantine (Story)
Jul 30, 2020
W hotel to be used as temporary residence for more than 200 students (Story)
Jul 28, 2020
Emerson Reopening: What we know so far (Story)
Jul 27, 2020
Emerson reopening plan not affected by new Mass. regulations (Story)
Jul 27, 2020
Former professor accused of series of inappropriate behaviors by Anoka middle school alumni (Story)
Jul 26, 2020
Los Angeles program forced to begin online amid coronavirus spike (Story)
Jul 24, 2020
Student mailroom to move from Colonial to Little Building (Story)
Jul 24, 2020
New state travel restrictions could throw reopening plan into disarray (Story)
Jul 22, 2020
Elected VP Debrosse takes over SGA executive presidency after Rodenbush resigns (Story)
Jul 19, 2020
SGA executive president resigns (Story)
Jul 16, 2020
Sidewalk expansion delayed indefinitely (Story)
Jul 15, 2020
All meals to be takeout in fall semester (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
ICE rule barring international students from online study in the U.S. lifted (Story)
Jul 10, 2020
ELA program in flux amid soaring case numbers in LA County (Story/Media)
Jul 08, 2020
College denounces Trump administration decision to block international students from staying in US while taking online courses (Story)
Jul 05, 2020
Paramount residence hall to be used as quarantine space for ill or exposed students (Story)
Jul 04, 2020
International students given option to learn online, attend partner university, or return to campus (Story)
Jun 29, 2020
Emerson to review role of ECPD on campus after students start “Defund ECPD” initiative (Story)
Jun 26, 2020
Faculty member out after allegations of “serious misconduct” (Story)
Jun 25, 2020
Pelton to lead Boston steering committee combating racism and inequity (Story)
Jun 19, 2020
Staff Union launches fundraiser in support of Black communities in Boston (Story)
Jun 12, 2020
Fall semester will see significant alterations to on-campus living (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
In-person classes to resume in the fall, college announces (Story)
Jun 01, 2020
Several college buildings damaged during Sunday’s protests (Story)
Jun 01, 2020
Pelton releases statement addressing nationwide outcry over George Floyd killing (Story)
May 26, 2020
College unveils commemorative website for Class of 2020 (Story)
May 22, 2020
Emerson Police Lieutenant remembered for positive, caring nature (Story)
May 18, 2020
Emerson police officer dies after battle with cancer (Story)
May 14, 2020
Emerson COVID-19 working groups to announce fate of fall semester by July 1 (Story)
May 11, 2020
New chief justice will lead SGA under overhauled constitution (Story)
May 08, 2020
Almost four hundred students elect 13 SGA candidates for next fall (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
SGA candidates look to overcome digital campaign hurdles amid pandemic life (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
SGA Elections preview of senate and class council candidates (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
As SGA elections approach, no one is campaigning for executive treasurer (Story)
Apr 18, 2020
SGA expands senate and class council positions ahead of spring 2020 elections (Story)
Apr 05, 2020
Joint Session passes resolution to support students in first online meeting (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
FAB approves over $4,500 in appeal requests (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
SGA passes resolution in support of faculty union and appoints two new members (Story)
Feb 23, 2020
FAB appoints new members, declines to vote on appeal (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
SGA finalizes election timeline, eliminates requirements (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Joint Session members approve over $55,000 in appeals (Story)
Feb 08, 2020
New housing portal aims to increase transparency with students (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
SGA delays vote on FEB proposal, appoints two new senators (Story)
Feb 01, 2020
FAB appoints new member, prepares for upcoming FEB vote (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Sidewalk expansion project to finish on schedule despite delays (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
College fails to meet financial contribution goals to city for eighth straight year (Story)
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