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Dana Gerber
Dana Gerber is the News Editor at The Beacon. She writes and oversees coverage spanning all areas of interest on the Emerson Campus, including breaking news and long-form deep-dive articles. She hails from Rockville, Maryland, and is a contributing writer at Bethesda Magazine, a local publication. She has also written for Cosmopolitan Magazine, Mic.com, and Boston Magazine. When she is not busy burying herself in a Google Doc, Gerber can be found pursuing freelance writing opportunities, rock climbing, or finding the best Boston thrift stores.

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Dana Gerber, News Editor

Jan 16, 2021
4th Wall Restaurant & Bar closes indefinitely (Story/Media)
Jan 05, 2021
Georgian students strive to flip the Senate (Story)
Dec 06, 2020
Extra grading time draws mixed reaction from professors (Story)
Dec 01, 2020
President Lee Pelton to resign in June, lead Boston Foundation (Story)
Nov 26, 2020
Hybrid class scheduling restrictions disrupt students’ graduation timelines (Story)
Nov 16, 2020
Emerson to restrict access to community members without flu shots in January (Story)
Nov 12, 2020
Admin will not offer pass/fail option for fall classes (Story)
Nov 09, 2020
Biden’s win is defined by his personal losses (Story)
Nov 07, 2020
After Biden’s presidential win, joy floods the streets (Story/Media)
Nov 07, 2020
Professors breathe sigh of relief upon Biden’s win (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
As Trump’s chances narrow, optimistic student body awaits final election results (Story/Media)
Nov 03, 2020
As polls close, wary students anxious for results (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
Professors recall ‘grim’ days on campus after 2016 election (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
Latest Emerson polls show Biden leading in key battleground states (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
College to mandate weekly testing for faculty, staff in spring (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
Learning about a pandemic while living one is ‘far too real’ (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
For vulnerable families, return home escalates virus anxieties (Story)
Oct 27, 2020
Emerson CARES act funds, an essential pandemic-era lifeline for students, running out (Story)
Oct 17, 2020
Emerson to offer on-campus housing to some students over winter break (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
Despite full-time faculty boycott, directed study enrollment on par with previous years (Story)
Oct 12, 2020
Saturday classes creating roadblocks for students, professors (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
My birthday present this year? Stories. (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
In distanced classes, professors repackage theatre and film curriculum (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
Student organizations reimagine operations under new restrictions (Story)
Sep 28, 2020
Boston Police report attempted sexual assault in Public Garden (Story)
Sep 23, 2020
Faculty addresses concerns over spring semester schedule, testing regulation (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
Two weeks in Emerson’s Paramount quarantine space (Story)
Sep 02, 2020
Total enrollment peaks, undergraduate enrollment lags behind (Story)
Jul 27, 2020
‘I just can’t logically go back.’ Students ponder gap semesters amid pandemic (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
Kasteel Well study abroad program to move forward with limited travel for fall semester (Story)
May 28, 2020
Feds investigate college twice since 2017 for disability discrimination (Story)
May 10, 2020
Cut Short (Story)
May 03, 2020
Emerson Polling survey on COVID-19 to help decide fate of fall semester (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
Remote classes bring innovation, frustration (Story/Media)
Apr 07, 2020
One man injured after shots fired on Boston Common (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
EVVY Awards delay nomination announcements (Story)
Apr 03, 2020
Presidential Working Group delays report on college’s sexual misconduct policies (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
Two students test positive for COVID-19 as Massachusetts cases surge (Story)
Mar 29, 2020
A desolate Boston campus is the new reality for remaining students (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
Seniors hoping to walk in May face altered plans as COVID-19 spreads (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
How student journalism saved me during the COVID-19 crisis (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
College plans to issue partial credit for room and board, not tuition (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
COVID-19 at Emerson: The Story So Far (Story)
Mar 16, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic shuts down 39th EVVY awards (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Pelton responds to “unprecedented” COVID-19 uncertainty (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
College installs accessible push button at front of Walker Building (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Full-time faculty prepare to boycott unpaid directed studies (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Kasteel students to return on Friday as Coronavirus spreads in Europe (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Building burst into fire next to Emerson Los Angeles campus (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
ECSU organizes phone bank to protest proposed tuition increase (Story)
Feb 16, 2020
Staff Union seeks new members at Valentine’s Day meet and greet (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
FAB allocated two appeals worth $30,000 (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
New student union helps fill disability activism void on campus (Story/Media)
Feb 06, 2020
Celebrating 73 years of The Berkeley Beacon (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
College identifies two student suspects in LB vandalism incident (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
How TV brought me closer to my brother (Story)
Jan 26, 2020
Derogatory graffiti found in Little Building, second incident this week (Story)
Jan 24, 2020
FAB votes to restrict organization’s access to ice sculptures (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
Paramount Lags Behind Other Residence Halls in Sustainability (Story/Media)
Jan 15, 2020
On-campus food establishments receive violations following management switch (Story/Media)
Jan 15, 2020
College begins annual Kasteel Well alumni trip after initial success (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
Campus Center could close early due to minimal usage after midnight (Story)
Jan 10, 2020
Tatte and three other restaurants coming to campus in 2020 (Story)
Dec 15, 2019
How Emerson College Polling predicts electoral trends across the nation (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
ArtsEmerson Donor Reflects on Time as Marlboro Trustee (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Turning Point brings libertarian speaker Gabriel Nadales to campus (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Staff vacancies restrict prop warehouse operating hours (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
Departments and Faculty Hit with Workday Issues (Story)
Oct 15, 2019
How “Fleabag” made me reevaluate my love life (Story)
Oct 06, 2019
Students self-fund films in response to limited college support (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
College removes long-time WEBN faculty advisor (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
Journalism alumna Gaby Dunn pens Boston-based graphic novel (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Dining workers secure new union contract (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Presidential candidate Andrew Yang brings campaign to Boston Common (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Panel highlights diverse Boston voices in media (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Alumnus raises Boston voices with new initiative (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Alumna Gaby Dunn tells all in new money memoir (Story)
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