Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Some students use the front of the nightclub as a place to smoke between classes. Photo by Tivara Tanudjaja / Beacon Correspondent

Whisky Saigon could end 10-year lease in 2022

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
November 28, 2018

Whisky Saigon, an upscale nightclub on Boylston Street, will weigh the decision to renew or rescind its lease with the college in 2022 for the first time. The club’s contract with Emerson gives the...

The Colonial Theatre finished renovating and has a new facade and signage. Photo: Belen Dumont/ Berkeley Beacon

Colonial Theatre officially reopens

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
July 10, 2018

The Colonial Theatre opens its doors on July 10 after nearly three years of construction with the world premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. The original opening date of June 27 got pushed by about...

Students board a bus headed for Washington, D.C. ahead of the national gun-reform rally. Belen Dumont / Berkeley Beacon

Students ‘March for Our Lives’ in D.C.

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
March 24, 2018

Standing with a friend in front of the Dining Center, sophomore Brian Sweeney waited to board one of two overnight shuttle buses headed to his hometown of Washington, D.C. at 10 p.m. on Friday. There,...

“Fight Supremacy 2.0” led the counter protest.
DANIEL PEDEN / BEACON CORRESPONDENT

Students march against fascism in counter protest

November 30, 2017

By: Belen Dumont / Beacon Correspondent and Stephanie Purifoy / Beacon Correspondent Emerson students marched in small groups in the “Fight Supremacy 2.0” protest against the “Rally for the...

Students toured the new Emerson Launch space in 160 Boylston.
LINDSEY TOOMER / BEACON CORRESPONDENT

Emerson Launch rebrands with new space

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
October 25, 2017

Emerson Launch opened itself to all students this semester, regardless of major or entrepreneurial background. The recent open house debuted the program’s new space and provided information on changes...

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