Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Top eight thrift options around campus

By Dionna Santucci
January 24, 2022

Emerson students are widely noticed for their fashion, and it’s easy to keep up with trends when you live in the heart of a stylish city like Boston. However, most college students can’t afford the...

People walking through the intersection of Boylston and Tremont street.

Students outraged over tuition hike

By Dana Gerber, Alec Klusza, and Charlie McKenna
March 25, 2021

After college officials announced last week that tuition, room, and board rates would be rising two percent for the second year in a row, students expressed indignation at what they see as an unfair financial...

Some students, including myself, cannot spare five dollars to a school that already does not meet our financial needs. / Illustration by Christine Park

Students shouldn’t be responsible for fueling the endowment fund

By Melanie Curry
November 8, 2019

Last week, Student Government Association Executive Treasurer Abigail Semple wrote in a letter to the editor, “At Emerson College, we have a problem.” She said there is a serious problem with our...

Emerson’s cost of attendance increased from $19,303 per year in 1990 to $67,832 in 2019. Cullen Granzen / Berkeley Staff

Returning students to see 4 percent tuition hike

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
March 28, 2019

The college does not plan to end annual tuition increases, President M. Lee Pelton said in an interview. Emerson follows the national trend of rising higher education costs in colleges and universities...

LETTER: SGA Executive Treasurer Ian Mandt responds to Dont ask students to fund scholarships

LETTER: SGA Executive Treasurer Ian Mandt responds to “Don’t ask students to fund scholarships”

By Letter to the editor
April 15, 2018

Following the release of the editorial “Don’t ask students to fund scholarships,” I wanted to provide some clarifying information that we were not given the opportunity to provide prior to its publication....

EDITORIAL: Dont ask students to fund scholarships

EDITORIAL: Don’t ask students to fund scholarships

By Editorial Board
April 12, 2018

At issue: An SGA-funded scholarship for student leaders Our take: Let’s focus on the scholarships our student body demanded The college tells us our Student Services fee, an $800 annual charge,...

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