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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Lebron James and Lakers teammates kneel for the national anthem while wearing VOTE shirts.

Don’t tell athletes to “shut up and dribble”

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
November 10, 2020

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Max Weltz (No. 3) joined Lucas Raagas (No. 11) in kneeling during the Anthem this season. Photo by Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

Why we kneel: Volleyball players Lucas Raagas and Max Weltz make a statement

By Andrew Lin
March 28, 2019

Although then-sophomore setter Lucas Raagas did not play on the court when the men’s volleyball team traveled to Quincy to face Eastern Nazarene College on Feb. 8 last year, what he remembers the most...

Peaceful protests bring positive change

By Sydney Johnson
January 20, 2018

Public response to controversial issues like police brutality, President Donald Trump's immigration policies, and revelations of sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood sparked a wave of recent protests...

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