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

Mariyam Quaisar poses during a photoshoot.

Emerson’s promises of diversity fell short for me

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
October 11, 2021

TW: This story contains mentions of racism, hate speech, and strong language I decided early that whatever college I attended had to have a diverse community. There must be a Bollywood dance team, Indian...

Students moving out of their dorms in March 2020

From coast to coast, Emerson students return to Boston

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
January 21, 2021

This week, thousands of Emerson students are emerging from their month-and-a-half winter break to descend on the Boston campus for the spring semester. Across the city, the state, and the nation, coronavirus...

Ableist discourse hurts the disabled community

Ableist discourse hurts the disabled community

By Shruti Rajkumar
February 11, 2020

In 2009, Spread the Word gained traction in the public school system of Colchester, Connecticut, my hometown, as well as in schools across the country. The campaign spread awareness about the derogatory...

Owen Elphick is the youngest writer to be published in The Hartford Courants Poets Corner. Photo: Cassandra Martinez/ Beacon Staff

Owen Elphick pens way into Poet’s Corner

By Stephanie Shih
February 1, 2018

The largest daily newspaper in Connecticut recently published eight of Owen Elphick’s poems in its monthly Poet’s Corner column, making the sophomore writing, literature, and publishing major the...

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