Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Whether or not we like it or want it on our list of responsibilities, change falls in our hands—on the people. This is the time for us to continue to come together, address these issues, and make this country one.

Even now, the work is not over

By Editorial Board
November 10, 2020

And just like that, President Donald Trump’s reign is over. But the work for equity? For justice? For a better world? Far from done.  Around the world, supporters of President-elect Joe Biden have...

A child rides a scooter in the middle of hundreds of people celebrating the election of Joe Biden as president on the Boylston Street and Charles Street intersection on Nov. 7.

Biden’s victory is the beginning of an America people can be proud of

By Sabine Waldeck, Deputy Opinion Editor
November 9, 2020

Around four years ago, I became a citizen of these “United” States. I was reluctant to become a citizen because of the reputation Americans had cultivated to outsiders—selfish people who did what...

President Elect Joe Biden and Vice President Elect Kamala Harris.

Optimism of uncertainty: What the Biden-Harris victory means for international students

By Jocelyn Yang, Opinion Editor
November 9, 2020

The whole world has been waiting for this victory — for four years.  As soon as The Associated Press called that Democratic nominee Joe Biden won the electoral vote of his native Pennsylvania, pushing...

Biden defeats Trump, vows to bring new direction for divided U.S.

Biden defeats Trump, vows to bring new direction for divided U.S.

By Diti Kohli and Charlie McKenna
November 7, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden is slated to become the 46th president of the United States after accruing at least 290 electoral votes and emerging victorious in Pennsylvania, the state of his birth,...

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