Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

A bomb squad storms the Copley Westin Hotel on Sept. 12, 2001, looking for potential terrorist suspects.

Beacon alums look back on catastrophe coverage

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
September 16, 2021

On Sept. 6, 2001, sophomore journalism major Cyndi Roy was writing about first-year orientation and college dorm policy. She never imagined that, just a few days later, she would be crying in the newsroom...

City Hall flags at half-mast, Sept. 12 2001

Terror Strikes Home: Emerson on 9/11

By Beacon Staff
September 11, 2021

This article was originally published in the Sept. 13, 2001 edition of The Berkeley Beacon.  "I used to see the New York skyline everyday on my way to high school," said Emerson student Evan Bindelglass....

Students did not have to attend class due to the snow storm. Photo: Chris van Buskirk / Beacon Staff

Classes delayed, cancelled due to storm

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
March 13, 2018

The college will have a delayed opening on Wednesday, March 14 after a closing on Tuesday due to high winds and snowfall caused by the third nor’easter storm this year. Administrative offices will open...

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