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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Writing, literature, and publishing professor Jerald Walker won the Annual Massachusetts Book Award for his nonfiction work.

WLP professor Jerald Walker’s ‘How to Make a Slave and other essays’ wins the Annual Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction

By Margarita Ivanova
December 9, 2021

Writing, literature and publishing professor Jerald Walker brought home the Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction this year for his essay collection entitled How to Make a Slave and Other Essays. The...

Womens volleyball player awarded Defensive Player of the Year

Women’s volleyball player awarded Defensive Player of the Year

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy Sports Editor
November 11, 2021

Sophomore libero Caroline Davis was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year for the 2021 season. At the collegiate level, Davis is no newcomer to...

The flyer for Colorful Peace.

Student short film ‘Colorful Peace’ uses color to shed light on mental health struggles

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
October 14, 2021

First year visual media arts student Seyf Naman’s new short film, “Colorful Peace,” received the Spirit Award at the Shawna Shea Film Festival in September 2021.  The film sheds light on the...

Evan Allen 11 (left) and Brendan McCarthy 04

Emerson alums win Pulitzer Prize for Boston Globe reporting

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
June 11, 2021

Two Emerson College alumni, Brendan McCarthy and Evan Allen, were among a team of Boston Globe journalists to receive a Pulitzer Prize on Friday, honoring their work exposing a nationwide trend of dangerous...

Actress Sadaf Asgari

Oscar qualified short film “EXAM” written and directed by alum Sonia K. Hadad

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor
January 26, 2021

The short film “EXAM,” created by writer and director Sonia K. Hadad ‘17, qualified for an Oscar on top of 33 other awards it’s received since the film’s release in 2019.  Among the 33 awards...

Caroline Bond (left, No. 20) sets the ball for an Emerson outside hitter. Photo by Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Freshman setter controlling offense early in career

By Ethan McDowell
October 2, 2019

When the women’s volleyball team lost its first two conference matches of the season, Caroline Bond said she refused to panic.  The Lion' freshman setter dominated the team’s next three games on...

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