Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson student leads march through Boston against Kavanaugh

Emerson student leads march through Boston against Kavanaugh

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
October 6, 2018

Approximately 300 people attended a protest organized by sophomore Mari Sitner as part of Boston Socialist Alternative on Friday, a day before the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as...

Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

Emerson students oppose Sen. Jeff Flake at City Hall Plaza

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
October 4, 2018

Three Emerson students clutched a banner reading “#StopKavanaugh” in front of a rally of hundreds at City Hall Plaza Monday morning. Just days before, senior Erin Swauger, sophomore Annie Noel, and...

Morgan Payne (left), a senior at Texas Southern University, joined in on the silent protest at Sen. Jeff Flakes panel discussion. Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

Sen. Flake panel continued despite silent protests

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
October 1, 2018

Senator Jeff Flake spoke to about 300 people at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit while 20 attendees silently protested in City Hall Plaza Monday. Flake was originally slated to speak on a panel with Governor...

Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

Live Updates: Students protest Kavanaugh’s nomination to Supreme Court

October 1, 2018

Emerson students co-organized a rally to stand with survivors of sexual assault and call on Republican Sen. Jeff Flake to reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court at City Hall Plaza...

Bostons City Hall Plaza

Student organizers relocate Flake protest to City Hall Plaza

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
September 29, 2018

A student-led protest calling on Republican Sen. Jeff Flake to reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh is taking place at City Hall Plaza Monday. Mayor Marty Walsh,  Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and Candidate Ayanna...

The Colonial Theatre

College cancels Senator Jeff Flake appearance

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
September 28, 2018

The college canceled Senator Jeff Flake’s appearance at the Colonial Theatre Monday for Forbes 30 Under 30 event citing safety concerns surrounding a potential protest, according to President M. Lee...

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