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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

A student reads poetry at an open-mic night

Poetry group provides creative, emotional outlet

By Caroline Helms and Mike McHugh
October 16, 2021

Following a year of zoom mic-nights, and declining audience engagement, the Emerson Poetry Project has returned to campus with weekly open-mic nights and a rejuvenated sense of community.  With the...

Dessalise Etienne (far left), Jerry Cardona (center left), Kayla LaRosa (center right), and Lauren Licola (far right) all competed together to bring victory to Emersons team. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

Emerson team takes home a slamming win in poetry competition

By Eloisa de Farias
October 23, 2019

A group of Emerson students won a national poetry slam tournament after setting out on a seven-month path of redemption following their loss at a collegiate poetry slam tournament in April.  The four...

FAB recommends Emerson Poetry Project appeal for national tournament

FAB recommends Emerson Poetry Project appeal for national tournament

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
March 18, 2019

The Student Government Association Financial Advisory Board recommended the Student Government Association spend $7,532 for the Emerson Poetry Project to go to a national poetry slam at their March 14...

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