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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson Mystic celebrating Halloween 2019

Emerson Mystic hosts virtual event to celebrate Gaelic festival ‘Samhain’

By Karissa Schaefer, Staff Writer, Living Arts
October 31, 2020

This year, Emerson Mystic, an organization dedicated to anything “witchy,” offered a dorm-safe alternative to the traditional Samhain bonfires and celebrations. Students put their creative skills to...

Megan Quirk sets up a plastic pumpkin basket outside a Colonial dorm in preparation for Halloween.

A Halloween without tricks or treats: How students are celebrating this year

By Lucia Thorne
October 14, 2020

The pandemic is making it trickier to get treats. Every year, the night of Oct. 31 normally calls for costume contests, frat parties, and trick-or-treating. But with the COVID-19 pandemic raging on,...

Debrosse, pictured middle right, in a Spring  Student Government Association meeting.

Elected VP Debrosse takes over SGA executive presidency after Rodenbush resigns

By Charlie McKenna
July 22, 2020

Lindsay Debrosse is the Student Government Association’s new executive president, she confirmed to The Beacon Wednesday, filling the vacancy left behind by elected president Claire Rodenbush, who...

Claire Rodenbush had promised to bring sweeping change to SGA.

SGA executive president resigns

By Charlie McKenna and Andrew Brinker
July 19, 2020

Student Government Association Executive President Claire Rodenbush has resigned from her position, she confirmed to The Beacon Sunday. “I'm in the process of submitting a formal letter of resignation,...

Letter: False assumptions

Letter: False assumptions

By Christopher Stetson Wilson, Administrative Associate to Chair, Journalism Department
June 17, 2020

Christopher Stetson Wilson is the administrative associate to the chair of Emerson’s Journalism Department. Wilson is also an Emerson graduate student studying creative writing. Claire Rodenbush’s...

Students moving out of their dorms in March 2020

Fall opening plan elicits joy from some students, leaves athletes in the dark

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
June 11, 2020

When then freshman Olivia Lusk left Emerson’s Boston campus in March, she was disappointed her first year—and maybe even her next one—was threatened by a looming pandemic. So, Lusk could not contain...

Letter: It is Us Versus Them

Letter: It is Us Versus Them

By Claire Rodenbush, Assistant Opinion Editor
May 6, 2020

Claire Rodenbush is a rising junior at Emerson College who was recently elected as SGA's executive president for the 2020-2021 academic year. My initial reaction to the opinion piece “Us Versus Them”...

Claire Rodenbush, the outsider candidate promising radical change, has won SGAs executive presidency.

Rodenbush, activist outsider wins SGA executive presidency

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
May 2, 2020

Claire Rodenbush, an outsider candidate who centered her campaign on bringing radical change to student government at Emerson, has won a highly contested three-way race for the Student Government Association’s...

Claire Rodenbush had promised to bring sweeping change to SGA.

Editorial Board: Claire Rodenbush is the outside change SGA needs

By Editorial Board
April 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated every facet of life at Emerson College, making the Student Government Association's spring election more important than ever. The actions of the next executive president...

Left to right: Jehan Ayesha, Claire Rodenbush, and Diego Torres are the three candidates competing for the executive presidency.

Three SGA executive president candidates compete to lead organization into a new era

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
April 26, 2020

highly contested race for the Student Government Association’s executive presidency has taken shape this week, with three candidates vying to be the first to lead the organization under its newly established...

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