Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson Alumna Cerise Castle

Emerson alum Cerise Castle awarded American Mosaic Journalism Prize

By Quinn O'Connor, Staff Writer and Copyeditor
March 2, 2023

After Cerise Castle was struck by a rubber bullet while reporting on Black Lives Matter protests in Los Angeles on May 30, 2020, her doctors advised her to stay on bed rest for six months. That meant no...

Alumna Gaby Dunn completed a co-op at The Boston Globe while at Emerson, and reflected on that experience in her new book. Courtesy of Robyn Van Swank.

Journalism alumna Gaby Dunn pens Boston-based graphic novel

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
October 1, 2019

At only nineteen years old, Gaby Dunn ‘09 spent her nights waiting at hospitals to find out the status of shooting victims or driving to the scene of fires where houses had burned to the ground. As...

Students working on a film set.

Alumna’s film highlights stress of social media, wins at festival

By Taina Millsap, Staff Writer
October 11, 2018

Ashley Zipperman ‘18 never imagined her class project would go on to win at the Burbank International Film Festival. Zipperman’s short film “Verified”—which illustrates the drama and pressure...

Jana Casale 11 published her first novel, The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky. Courtesy of Elena Seibert

Casale ’11 publishes feminist fiction

By Damica Rodriguez
September 27, 2018

Jana Casale ‘11 published her first novel in April, The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky— a story detailing the everyday life of the main character, Leda, who buys a book by Noam Chomsky, the “father...

Rebecca Morgan Brusker 18 and Hillary Clinton / Courtesy of Kristen Blush

Alumna captures inspiration found in Hillary Clinton’s campaign

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
September 20, 2018

When Hillary Clinton saw Rebecca Morgan Brubaker ‘18 at a book signing, Brubaker told Clinton her idea for a documentary about the 2016 election. Clinton grabbed Brubaker’s hands and asked how she...

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