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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Hurricane Fiona hit the Caribbean as a category one tropical storm on Sept. 18.

Hurricane Fiona exacerbates Puerto Rico’s electricity crisis

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
October 5, 2022

When she’s not at Emerson, sophomore business of creative enterprises major Pamela Matos lives in Guaynabo, a rural Puerto Rican town roughly five miles from the island’s capital, San Juan. Guaynabo...

Students enjoying Noche de Reggaeton.

Members of Amigos and EBONI gather for a night of food and festivities

By Roe Medovoi-Klotz
September 26, 2022

On Wednesday evening, Emerson students gathered in the lobby of 172 Tremont for Reggaeton, a night of dancing, music, and food to kick off Hispanic Heritage month. The event was hosted by Amigos, a...

Jade Lopez - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Person of Color Column: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month away from home

By Jade Lopez
October 9, 2019

When Sept. 15 arrived, the first day of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I was eager to go to the Dining Center to see the foods they’d be serving that day. However, my heart broke when I opened up...

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