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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

The Berkeley Beacon

Graduate center Jarred Houston drives to the rim against Coast Guard.

Senior spotlights: Men’s basketball seniors and grads built winning culture

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
Published March 9, 2023

Following a historic season that saw a program-record 11 NEWMAC victories, the Emerson men’s basketball team fell to Babson in the conference championship...

Mens basketball seniors and grad students line up in front of the scoreboard after a win over Springfield on Senior Night.

Seniors steal the spotlight in men’s basketball victory over Springfield

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
Published February 16, 2023

Following a gritty win over the Coast Guard Bears, the Emerson men’s basketball team took their home floor for the final time in the regular season Saturday,...

The Emerson womens basketball team leaves the court after a 73-68 win over Clark University at the Mental Health Awareness Game on Wednesday.

Emerson basketball comes together for mental health awareness games

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
Published February 9, 2023

In the middle of Emerson’s busy basketball season, Ava Salti, junior guard of women’s basketball, decided that both the men’s and women’s team...

The Lions pulled ahead of Wheaton and MIT this past week.

Men’s basketball sweeps two-game homestand after thriller v. Wheaton, improves to 10-7

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
Published January 25, 2023

The Emerson men’s basketball team looked to build off their strong start in conference play following their loss to reigning NEWMAC champions WPI on...

Graduate center Jarred Houston makes a layup

Men’s basketball defeats Worcester State 80-72 for second straight win

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
Published December 7, 2022

Fresh off a dominant win over Plymouth State, the Lions continued the momentum with an 80-72 win over the Worcester State Lancers at the Bobbi Brown &...

First-year PG Jacob Armant drives through the Fighting Scots defense.

Basketball doubleheader yields wins for men’s and women’s squads

By Leo Kagan and Jordan Pagkalinawan
Published November 10, 2022

The Emerson men’s and women’s basketball teams each secured season-opening victories Tuesday night—the men steamrolled Gordon College 95-51 and the...

The mens basketball team shot a season high 64.9 percent from the field. Photo credit: Rachel Culver

Lions tie season high in scoring against Clark

By Megan Maclaren
Published February 13, 2020

The men's basketball team secured a top four seed in the conference playoffs after defeating Clark University by a score of 103-70, tying their highest...

Senior Jack OConnor (left) won the NEWMAC Championship Game Most Valuable Player award last season. Beacon Archive.

Men’s basketball determined to defend championship title

By Ethan McDowell
Published October 23, 2019

Freshman guard Ben Allen and sophomore guard Zach Waterhouse shared the soccer field in elementary school—now they share the basketball court in college. Waterhouse...

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