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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson community remembers marathon bombing 10 years later

Emerson community remembers marathon bombing 10 years later

By Bailey Allen, News Editor
April 19, 2023

On April 15, 2013, 19-year-old journalism major Madeline Bilis ‘16 stood on Newbury Street with a classmate by her side and a camera, tripod, and microphone in hand. Bilis and her classmate, Wendy,...

Police responded to the Little Building on Friday morning after a student was found deceased, according to officials.

Police investigate campus tragedy in Little Building

By Bailey Allen and Camilo Fonseca
February 3, 2023

Police responded to Emerson's Little Building on Friday morning as part of a "death investigation." College officials confirmed that the deceased was a student. Officers were called the area of 80 Boylston...

An Emerson College Police car.

Package explodes at Northeastern; ECPD monitoring situation

By Bailey Allen, News Editor
September 14, 2022

Emerson College Police Department increased campus building security Tuesday night after a package delivered to a Northeastern University building exploded when it was opened, officials said. Around...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Armed robbery involving two Emerson students in Boston Public Garden reported to police

By Bailey Allen, News Editor
December 1, 2021

Two Emerson students were robbed by one or more armed assailants in the Boston Public Garden Monday night, college police said.  The students were robbed at about 10 p.m. Monday night, Emerson College...

Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody

Rotch Field standoff ends with armed suspect in custody

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-large
October 20, 2021

Police arrested a male suspect at Emerson’s Rotch Field on Tuesday evening, after an hours-long standoff closed the South End athletic grounds as well as much of the surrounding neighborhood. The...

An alleyway on Exeter St.

Boston Police investigating report of shots on Newbury St.

By Charlie McKenna
October 27, 2020

Two suspects are in custody after a report of shots fired on Newbury St. near Exeter St. Tuesday afternoon. Walter Coleman, 23, and Rashawn Bly, 24, were arrested Tuesday night in connection with the...

The black Chevy colorado pickup truck crashed into the Public Garden Thursday afternoon.

Suspect arrested in hit-and-run near Public Garden

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
October 2, 2020

A man has been charged with stealing a pickup truck in downtown Boston Thursday before committing a hit and run near the Public Garden that left a pedestrian with “life threatening injuries,” police...

The Boston Public Garden.

Boston Police report attempted sexual assault in Public Garden

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
September 28, 2020

A woman reported an alleged assault with attempt to rape in the Public Garden early Monday morning, Boston Police said. The woman said a man put his hand over her mouth and made sexually explicit threats...

Breonna Taylor march 9/25

Photos: Thousands demand justice for Breonna Taylor in streets of Boston

By Lizzie Heintz and Katie Redefer
September 26, 2020

Protestors marched by Nubian Square, Boston Police headquarters, and the Theater District Friday evening before landing at Boston City Hall. The demonstration was held to commemorate and demand justice...

The Boston Common.

One man injured after shots fired on Boston Common

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
April 7, 2020

One person was rushed to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries following a shooting on Boston Common Tuesday afternoon, police said.  The shooting happened on Boston Common around 4:20...

Brothers of Phi Alpha Tau Abe Speck (left) and Joshua Sun (right) helped organize this years Dr. David Brudnoy Memorial Award Gala. Rachel Culver / Beacon Correspondent.

Phi Alpha Tau honors Boston police commissioner

By Elena Naze
November 11, 2019

In the early 2000s, Phi Alpha Tau active brothers often met at Dr. David Brudnoy’s apartment to listen in on his WBZ radio show and meet his guests.  Brudnoy, a broadcaster since 1971, battled HIV...

Community members gathered in the Semel Theatre to mourn sophomore Daniel Hollis October 3. 2019

No arrests made as investigation into sophomore’s death continues

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
October 28, 2019

Police continue to investigate the death of Daniel Hollis almost a month after an altercation in Brighton left the sophomore on life support. Boston police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's...

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