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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Mayor Michelle Wu cut the ribbon to officially reopen City Hall Plaza after three years of renovations.

City Hall Plaza reopens after over three years of renovations

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer
November 19, 2022

Three years, one pandemic, and $95 million later, renovations at City Hall Plaza have concluded, and it has finally reopened to the public on Nov. 18. Since July 2020, City Hall Plaza has been closed...

Protestors rally against threats to transgender community

Protestors rally against threats to transgender community

October 28, 2018

By Andrew Stanton and Jacob Seitz The rally packed City Hall Plaza, stretching from the front of City Hall to the Government Center station.The sound of people singing “we will not be erased” echoed...

Three Emerson students planned and led a protest against Judge Brett Kavanaughs nomination to the Supreme Court. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Student Facebook event turns viral

By Maya Gacina
October 4, 2018

Senior Erin Swauger said she sobbed after watching nine hours of the Supreme Court committee hearing on Sept. 27 for the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who faces multiple sexual assault allegations...

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...

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...

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