Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Illustration by Rachel Choi

The grind don’t stop…until the body is destroyed 

April 26, 2023

Meg I have been dancing since I was two years old. Ballet, tap, jazz, modern, contemporary—pretty much all of it. My feet have only stopped moving...

The Emerson Forensics Team in Tokyo

Emerson debate team wins big on international stage

April 5, 2023

This spring break, the Emerson Forensics Team traveled to Tokyo for the International Forensics Association’s Annual Speech and Debate Tournament and...

2019 Awards Ceremony for Go Carbon Neutral! A Transportation Challenge

Museum of Science, Boston to host third annual ‘Go Carbon Neutral!’ competition virtually

February 28, 2021

The Museum of Science, Boston is adapting to the pandemic while encouraging college students to combat climate change by holding its third annual “Go...

EDITORIAL: Creating a supportive environment for student groups

EDITORIAL: Creating a supportive environment for student groups

February 7, 2019

At Issue: Competing on-campus organizations Our Take: We’re all in this together The college’s focus on arts and communication calls for students...

Andrew Witcheys Dancing Gnome is nominated to become one of USA Todays best new breweries. Photo courtesy of Andrew Witchey.

Dancing Gnome brews way into USA Today

March 20, 2018

Andrew Witchey ‘09 named his brewery the Dancing Gnome partially on a whim, and because the gnomes’ folklore described his business goals—the...

I began measuring my accomplishments and successes against those around me and associating my intelligence, my creativity, and even my appearance with my ability to be the best at everything right away.

Just keep swimming: coping with others’ success

February 14, 2018

Growing up, everyone told me I was a “gifted” child. My GPA and standardized test scores deemed me capable of changing the world. I could write...