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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Of Montreal showcases the power of spectacle at Sinclair concert

Of Montreal showcases the power of spectacle at Sinclair concert

By Jackson Bailey, Correspondent
October 12, 2022

The Sinclair in Cambridge was given quite the trippy show when Of Montreal and its frontperson Kevin Barnes stopped by last Saturday.  The band, originally from Athens, GA, started mixing indie and...

Rowing returns to the Charles River with Head of the Charles

Rowing returns to the Charles River with Head of the Charles

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 28, 2021

The 56th annual Head of the Chalres Regatta made a triumphant return to the Charles River between Oct. 22 and 24, with legions of rowers competing in the annual race after it was held remotely amid the...

Often times, we are too caught up in our own lives—rushing to class or to work, for instance—to acknowledge others. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Smiles, greetings, and eye contact: How interaction humanizes the homeless

By Jess Ferguson
October 28, 2019

When I left class a few weeks ago, I noticed a homeless person on the street corner asking for money. No one did anything—they kept walking without even looking at the man. He angrily said, “A ‘sorry,...

Protesters began in downtown Boston and marched across the Longfellow bridge to arrive at Bostons Amazon Headquarters in Cambridge. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

‘Never Again March’ calls on Amazon to cut corporate ties with ICE

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
September 6, 2019

Hundreds of activists marched through the streets of Boston Thursday, demanding an end to Amazon’s corporate ties to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Chanting “Never Again Means Now” and...

Green Line Train

Green Line Extension Project begins construction on six new stations

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
March 28, 2019

The Green Line extension project, or GLX, will close three major bridges in Somerville and begin construction on six new stations this month. The project, currently in its third quarter of construction,...

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