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

The Berkeley Beacon

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

The Berkeley Beacon

The Boston Public Garden.

Police arrest suspect in Public Garden assault

By Charlie McKenna and Diana Bravo
November 19, 2020

Boston Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection to an alleged assault in the Public Garden last week. Francisco Romero, 38, was charged with aggravated...

The man was seen walking past a restaurant prior to the assault.

Boston Police release video of Public Garden assault suspect

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 12, 2020

Boston Police released a video on Thursday of a suspect in connection to a sexual assault in the public garden Sunday morning.  The video depicts the...

A photo of the suspect involved in the assault.

BPD investigates sexual assault in the Public Garden

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 8, 2020

Boston Police released two images of a suspect involved in a sexual assault that occurred early Sunday morning in the Public Garden.  The suspect,...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: Student ‘harassed’ by local business on social media

October 13, 2020

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity,...

The Boston Public Garden.

Man arrested following alleged assault in Public Garden Monday

By Charlie McKenna
September 29, 2020

Boston police arrested a man Tuesday for allegedly attempting to rape a woman in the Boston Public Garden Monday morning. Police took Luan Maxwell,...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: Student assaulted near campus, trespassing at Union Bank building

September 23, 2020

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity...

The student was assaulted in front of Barnes & Noble at Emerson. Beacon Archive

Student injured in assault on Boylston Street

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
April 9, 2019

An unidentified person assaulted an Emerson student walking towards the Boylston Place Alley on Boylston Street Monday evening, according to the Emerson...

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