Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The college illuminated Little Building with artwork and messages celebrating the graduating class of 2020 on Saturday. The display will run for two weeks.

Two Emerson classes devastated by loss of graduation ceremonies

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 17, 2021

For the second year in a row, Emerson will hold an online commencement ceremony in May, slashing a ritual many recent and upcoming graduates anticipated as a time of closure and celebration.   The...

Soledad OBrien speaking to graduates during 2019s commencement ceremony.

Emerson Class of 2020 commencement pushed to next year

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
July 31, 2020

The classes of 2020 and 2021 will share a commencement weekend in May 2021, the college announced Friday Both commencement ceremonies will take place the same weekend on May 8-9. The college will host...

The website commemorating graduating students includes messages from famous alumni such as Henry Winkler and Jay Leno.

College unveils commemorative website for Class of 2020

By Charlie McKenna
May 25, 2020

The college launched a website to commemorate the achievements of the class of 2020 in an email sent to the community Monday morning.  The website features messages to the class of 2020 from faculty,...

Senior Tatiana Melendez, pictured second from the left in the top row, said she was looking forward to celebrating Commencement with her friends.
Top Row (left to right): Jonah Puskar, Ann Zhang, Raz Moayed.
Bottom Row (left to right): Melissa Leslie, Lily Scher.

Seniors hoping to walk in May face altered plans as COVID-19 spreads

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
March 25, 2020

Senior Tatiana Melendez found out there wouldn't be a traditional 2020 Commencement weekend only a week after her ELA classes moved online and she had to move back home due to the rapid spread of COVID-19.  “I’m...

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