The Berkeley Beacon

Chris Van Buskirk
Chris Van Buskirk is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, but was raised in Dallas, Texas. Currently, he serves as the Editor-in-Chief directing the Beacon's on and off-campus coverage while managing a staff of 40-50 people. He currently interns at the State House News Service, a wire service reporting out of the Massachusetts State House. He previously interned for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette's over summer 2019.

He was previously the News Editor, Deputy Express-News Editor, Deputy Social Media Editor, Assistant Express-News Editor, and Student Government Association correspondent.

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Chris Van Buskirk, Editor-in-Chief

Jan 26, 2020
Derogatory graffiti found in Little Building, second incident this week (Media)
Jan 25, 2020
College advises awareness of Coronavirus symptoms (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
Swastikas found in Piano Row stairwell prompt ECPD investigation (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
Swastikas found in Piano Row stairwell (Story)
Jan 18, 2020
Welcome back to the reality of living in Boston (Story)
Dec 31, 2019
Top Ten Stories 2019: Everything from NBA team stuck in elevator to Marlboro merger (Story)
Dec 15, 2019
Letter from the Editor: Incredible journalism isn’t the only thing to be proud of this semester (Story)
Dec 14, 2019
Emerson College seeking to liquidate Marlboro College campus before July (Story/Media)
Dec 14, 2019
Challenge to Marlboro College Board of Trustees seeks alternate solution to merger (Media)
Nov 14, 2019
Debunking common misconceptions around the Emerson-Marlboro merger (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Merger fuels anxiety among Marlboro students (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Boston Police treating sophomore’s death a homicide (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Students question executive treasurer’s motivation behind fee amendment (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
SGA officials denounce Treasurer’s proposed fee amendment (Story/Media)
Sep 04, 2019
Letter from the Editor: Ushering in a new era for The Berkeley Beacon (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
EIV business manager secures SGA executive treasurer despite losing race (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Student injured in assault on Boylston Street (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Fire breaks out in high rise under construction on Stuart Street (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
Baca drops out of SGA executive treasurer’s race amid criticism (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
EIV business manager to challenge Baca for SGA executive treasurer (Story)
Mar 23, 2019
Recreational cannabis dispensary opens in Brookline (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
SGA officials criticize candidate’s campaign for executive treasurer (Story)
Mar 17, 2019
MBTA to resume Blue Line service Monday morning (Story)
Mar 16, 2019
Residents return to Orient Heights after toxic 9-alarm fire (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
SGA officials call for streamlined communication platforms at college (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
Nightclub Whisky Saigon to leave Boylston Street by June 2019 (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Pelton supported Boston’s effort to attract Amazon’s second headquarters (Story)
Jan 13, 2019
Public records detail $1.1 million increase for 172 Tremont project (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
SGA president overrides voting precedence (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
Students from Southern California rattled by Thousand Oaks shooting (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
College applied for final 172 Tremont St. building permit, expected opening in March (Story)
Oct 27, 2018
Student protest disavows Trump administration (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Emerson students oppose Sen. Jeff Flake at City Hall Plaza (Story)
Sep 29, 2018
Student organizers relocate Flake protest to City Hall Plaza (Story)
Sep 29, 2018
Faculty recognized and honored at award ceremony (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
College cancels Senator Jeff Flake appearance (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
Boston Zoning Commision approves 172 Tremont St. renovation (Story)
Sep 15, 2018
Bathrooms at 172 Tremont exclusively gender-neutral (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Professor’s cause of death confirmed amid controversy (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
On-campus students wash and dry for free (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Deceased VMA Professor found responsible for sexual harassment (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
POWER demands immediate removal of musical theater head (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
College receives its largest donation (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
New SGA initiatives aim to improve college (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
Organizations request more funding than 2017-18 (Story)
Apr 07, 2018
College apologizes for caterpillars in Dining Center food (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
SGA under fire for lack of innovation (Story)
Apr 04, 2018
SGA signs onto Divest Emerson campaign (Story)
Mar 31, 2018
Guida wins SGA executive president (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Two candidates run for SGA executive president (Story)
Mar 28, 2018
SGA debates openly supporting gun control reform (Story)
Mar 24, 2018
Students fees to fund student leadership scholarship (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
WATCH: SGA holds press night ahead of election (Story)
Mar 15, 2018
Students say “Enough!” to gun violence (Story)
Mar 14, 2018
SGA approves two appeals on snow day (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
College releases 2017 climate survey results (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
SGA endorses space-allocation policy (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
SGA moves election sign-up online (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
Forum to offer insight on college’s finance (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
College evaluates mental health policies (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
SGA grant appeals to EIV, Sigma (Story)
Feb 08, 2018
Yearbook deactivated due to low membership (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
SGA discusses plan for Board of Trustees meeting (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
SGA approves election timeline, grants appeals (Story)
Jan 26, 2018
Phishers target eCommon direct deposit page (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
SGA aims to increase visibility with new projects (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
SGA appoints new chief justice, commissioners (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Incident Journal (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Minor fire in Center Stage, no injuries (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
Uncommon Update: New projections support immigrants (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
College raises tuition for next academic year (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
New assistant dean for campus life hired (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
Search for assistant dean of campus life nears end (Story)
Dec 02, 2017
Projections transform Little Building into a work of art (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
Pelton addresses college’s diversity shortcomings in letter (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
SGA seeks to better Emerson’s mobile app (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Emerson alumnus wins Virginia House seat (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Student Government Association discusses response to faculty chair’s memo (Story)
Oct 24, 2017
WATCH: Hundreds of Emerson students protest against racism, present demands (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
Unopposed candidates win SGA election (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
Retail space reserved in Little Building (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
SGA seeks solution for designated smoking area (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Amelio talks campus climate survey at SGA (Story)
Sep 28, 2017
Spears talks social justice at SGA meeting (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
SGA selects Board of Trustees representative (Story)