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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Junior captain Grace Tepper (center, No. 8) leads the NEWMAC in kills and kills per game. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Tepper on top of her game ahead of conference matches

By Nick Rempe
Published September 11, 2019

Conference matches are quickly approaching, and junior outside hitter and captain Grace Tepper is sitting atop the leaderboards after capturing her third...

Members of the Portland Trail Blazers climb out of a Piano Row elevator. Photo by @meyersleonard11/Twitter

NBA team stuck in campus elevator for 30 minutes

By Anissa Gardizy
Published February 26, 2019

An elevator near the gym in the Piano Row residence hall trapped seven players from the NBA Portland Trail Blazers for approximately 30 minutes on Tuesday,...

Watch: Men’s basketball beats Springfield to advance to NEWMAC championship game

Published February 22, 2019

The men’s basketball team overcame Springfield College 80-69 to advance to its first NEWMAC championship in the program’s history. The Lions will play...

Beacon Podcast: College operates with nine director-level vacancies

Beacon Podcast: College operates with nine director-level vacancies

Published February 20, 2019

A recent Beacon investigation found that the college operates with eight director-level vacancies in the administration. With the planned departure of...

Watch: Esports team competes in Boston Uprising Collegiate Cup tournament

Published December 14, 2018

The Emerson Esports “Overwatch” team lost in the first round of the Boston Uprising Collegiate Cup tournament on Dec. 8 against first-seeded Northeastern...

Sophomore mens soccer goalkeeper David Kemp said the old turf affected the teams playing style. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Old turf prompts $1 million Rotch Field renovations

By Anissa Gardizy
Published November 29, 2018

Emerson spent around $1 million on renovations to Rotch Field this summer, according to a college official. The college paid for the project through...

Watch: Students, fans celebrate Red Sox World Series victory parade

Published November 1, 2018

Twenty-five duck boats passed through Emerson’s campus on Boylston and Tremont streets around noon Oct. 31 to celebrate the Boston Red Sox’s World...

Madison (left) and Mac Lynch (right) raced together in high school. Photo: Erin Nolan/Beacon Staff.

Lynch siblings reunited on cross country team

By Anissa Gardizy
Published September 27, 2018

In high school, the Lynch siblings raced cross country and worked at the same job. Now, Madison and Mac Lynch both run for the cross country team at Emerson...

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