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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

A worker dispensing salt along the Washington and Boylston Street intersection.

11 ways to celebrate the holiday season COVID-free

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
December 22, 2020

Decorating, family time, movies, shopping, and holiday food are just a few hallmarks of the holiday season. But in a normal year, no one has to account for a global pandemic while mapping out their December...

The Nova Scotia Tree for Boston lit up just under two weeks after arriving in the Common.

Photos: Boston lights up Nova Scotia Christmas Tree in Common

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
December 3, 2020

Last month, the Canadian province of Nova Scotia sent down its annual "Nova Scotia Tree for Boston" to the city, which receives a tree each year as a thank you for a century-old aid effort from the...

The Tree for Boston being moved into its location for the holiday season on the Boston Common. The 45 foot tree will be decorated with lights on Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.

Photos: Honorary Boston Common Christmas Tree arrives from Nova Scotia

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
November 21, 2020

Several dozen spectators watched Friday morning as Maltby and Company Tree Service helped erect this year's Nova Scotian white spruce Christmas tree in Boston Common. The tree is sent by the Canadian...

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