Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Protesters march in front of Quincy Market.

Protesters demand statewide recognition of Indigenous People’s Day

By Parker Garlough and Margaux Jubin
October 12, 2022

On Saturday, Indigenous people and allies assembled to commemorate Indigenous People’s Day and call attention to the day’s lack of holiday status in Massachusetts.  The march was organized by Indigenous...

“I have been repeatedly told by my supervisor that I am expected to be in the lab working at least 60 hours a week. This is a job—graduate work is work,” Sam Levinson said. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Correspondent

Boston-area graduate students push for unionization rights

By Anissa Gardizy
November 16, 2019

Boston-area graduate students spoke at City Hall Thursday to oppose a new federal rule that would prohibit them from unionizing.  Graduate students at Harvard University, Boston University, Boston...

Boston Climate Strike attendees march down Tremont Street towards the State House on Friday. Sam Hwang / Beacon Correspondent

Youth-led strike pressures Mass. legislature to act on climate change

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
September 21, 2019

Thousands of demonstrators gathered at City Hall Plaza and marched to the State House Friday to participate in the Boston Climate Strike, part of an international youth-led movement to demand legislative...

Bostons City Hall Plaza

Don’t forget to vote local in the upcoming city council elections

By Editorial Board
September 11, 2019

The Boston City Council election this fall is quickly ramping up to be one of the most competitive in recent years with a total of 24 candidates running for 13 seats. Tuesday, Sept. 24 marks the Boston...

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