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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

A still shot from the California-based feature film, Tom and Charlies Road Trip, written and directed by junior Alex Hrisanthopoulos.

Junior releases feature film debut ‘Tom and Charlie’s Road Trip’ on Amazon Prime

By Shawna Konieczny, Staff Writer
December 24, 2020

After nearly two years in the making, junior Alex Hrisanthopoulos released Tom and Charlie’s Road Trip, his first feature film, on Amazon Prime Video early this month. The comedy film, which Hrisanthopoulos...

Griswold 10 on the set of Quirewood: The Musical, which is now available for streaming on Amazon Prime.

Adam Griswold ’10 lands first musical on Amazon Prime

By Lucia Thorne, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
October 28, 2020

Filmmaker and alum Adam Griswold ‘10 spent years thinking about producing a musical, but he has now made his mark on the theatre world with the release of Quirewood! The Musical, now available on Amazon...

Protesters began in downtown Boston and marched across the Longfellow bridge to arrive at Bostons Amazon Headquarters in Cambridge. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

‘Never Again March’ calls on Amazon to cut corporate ties with ICE

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
September 6, 2019

Hundreds of activists marched through the streets of Boston Thursday, demanding an end to Amazon’s corporate ties to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Chanting “Never Again Means Now” and...

Sanjay Pothen, director of Emerson Launch, helped launch “Em” on March 21, a voice assistant specifically tailored to Emerson. Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Students and faculty express privacy concerns over new voice technology

By Flora Li
April 3, 2019

Emerson Launch unveiled its first voice assistant, Em, and a study app called Voicelet, both available via Amazon voice-enabled technologies, on March 21. As the new programs launch, administrators...

Emerson’s cost of attendance increased from $19,303 per year in 1990 to $67,832 in 2019. Cullen Granzen / Berkeley Staff

Pelton supported Boston’s effort to attract Amazon’s second headquarters

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
January 22, 2019

President M. Lee Pelton offered support for the City of Boston’s bid to become the second location for Amazon’s headquarters, according to public records released to the Beacon on Jan. 8. The Emerson...

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