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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Beacon Hill Bookstore on Charles Street.

Five-story bookstore opens in Beacon Hill

By Rachel Hackam, Correspondent
October 19, 2022

In a five-story townhouse on Charles Street, customers can peruse the newly-opened Beacon Hill Books and Cafe. The shop’s cool gray walls, warm white lights, and soft background music create a bibliophile’s...

The Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill.

Expanded voting protections at risk in Massachusetts

By Justin Chen and Camilo Fonseca
December 12, 2021

Several pandemic-era voting reforms in Massachusetts are slated to expire next week after dying on Beacon Hill, bringing an end to a period of increased voter access for many student residents. A bill...

Emerson senior defeated in special election

Emerson senior defeated in special election

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
April 1, 2021

Richard Fucillo, a senior communications major, fell short in his bid to become the youngest lawmaker on Beacon Hill this Tuesday—though he managed to place second in the race as an independent candidate. Garnering...

State primed to ban flavored tobacco and vaping products

State primed to ban flavored tobacco and vaping products

By Maxwell Carter, State House Reporter
November 14, 2019

BEACON HILL—The House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday banning the sale of all flavored tobacco and vaping products in the Commonwealth. The legislation, introduced by Rep. Danielle Gregoire...

Cannabis Control Commision Chairman Steve Hoffman speaks to the media after the CCC voted to approve delivery regulations. Montse Landeros / Beacon Correspondent

Cannabis delivery regulations passed

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
September 25, 2019

The Cannabis Control Commission voted to approve regulations allowing marijuana delivery and a pilot program for social consumption facilities in their Tuesday meeting. The commission voted 4-1 to finalize...

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