Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

COVID testing site locating at 116 Harrison Avenue.

Two positive COVID-19 cases reported Friday by Emerson

By Adri Pray, News Editor
February 4, 2022

Emerson saw two positive tests on Friday of the 1,064 administered. The positivity rate was reported at 0.19 percent. The college also reported two community members in on-campus isolation. Zero were...

Ansin Building of Emerson College

College endowment balloons amid pandemic

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
November 11, 2021

Emerson’s investments generated a 32.7 percent return in 2021, indicating a promising future for the college despite the financial pressures of COVID-19. As a result, the college’s endowment...

People dining in El Jefes Taqueria.

Restaurants emerge from pandemic with new perspectives

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
October 13, 2021

After over a year of pandemic restrictions stunting business, restaurants in Downtown Boston are finally seeing a semblance of normalcy, embracing a return to regular seating, relaxed dining regulations...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports average of 1,126 coronavirus cases in last seven days

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
August 17, 2021

Between Aug. 10 and Aug. 16, Massachusetts reported an average of 1,126 COVID-19 cases each day. In the same seven-day period, the death toll rose by 48. Cases reached an individual day high of 1,368...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. speaking at a COVID-19 update inside the Massachusetts State House.

Massachusetts reports daily average of 447 coronavirus cases in last seven days

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
July 27, 2021

Between July 20 and July 26, Massachusetts reported an average of 447 COVID-19 cases each day. In the same seven-day period, the death toll rose by 26. Cases reached an individual day high of 586 on...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports average of 242 coronavirus cases in last eight days

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
July 19, 2021

Between July 12 and July 19, Massachusetts reported an average of 242 COVID-19 cases each day. In the same eight-day period, the death toll rose by 13. Cases reached an individual day high of 236 on...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports average of 85 coronavirus cases in last seven days

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
July 11, 2021

Between July 5 and July 11, Massachusetts reported an average of 85 COVID-19 cases each day. In the same seven-day period, the death toll rose by 12. Cases reached a seven-day high of 169 on July 9,...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports average of 88 coronavirus cases in last seven days

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
July 4, 2021

Between June 28 and July 4, Massachusetts reported an average of 88 cases each day. In the same seven-day period, the death toll rose by 8.  Massachusetts did not report data for July 3 or 4, due to...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 31 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 27, 2021

Massachusetts reported 31 new coronavirus cases Sunday, down from the 56 cases reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 1. Cases have fallen below the 100 mark every day since June 13—a mark the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 78 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 24, 2021

Massachusetts reported 78 new coronavirus cases Thursday, up from the 68 cases reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 4. Cases have fallen below the 100 mark every day since June 13—a mark the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 56 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 16, 2021

Massachusetts reported 56 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, up from the 55 cases reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 4. Cases statewide have continued to plummet in recent weeks — regularly falling...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 85 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 10, 2021

Massachusetts reported 85 new coronavirus cases Thursday, down from the 116 cases reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 7. Thursday’s report marks the lowest cases have reached since July 19,...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 89 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 7, 2021

Massachusetts reported 89 new coronavirus cases Monday, down from the 126 cases reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 4. Monday’s report marks the lowest single-day total since June 20 when the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 126 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 6, 2021

Massachusetts reported 126 new coronavirus cases Sunday, down from the 216 cases reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 4. Sunday’s report marks the fifth time this week cases have been below 200....

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 177 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 4, 2021

Massachusetts reported 177 new coronavirus cases Friday, down from the 241 cases reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 10. Friday’s report marks the fourth time this week cases have dipped under...

Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 146 new coronavirus cases

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
May 30, 2021

Massachusetts reported 146 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a marked decline from the 203 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 4. Sunday’s report marks the third time this week cases...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 382 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 26, 2021

Massachusetts reported 382 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, a sharp increase from the 195 new infections reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 7. Wednesday’s report is the first day this week that...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 195 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 25, 2021

Massachusetts reported 195 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, a slight increase from the 188 new infections reported Monday. The death toll rose by 10. Tuesday’s report is the second day in a row that...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 188 new coronavirus cases, lowest number since September

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
May 24, 2021

Massachusetts reported 188 new coronavirus cases Monday, a significant decline from the 287 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 2. Monday’s report marks the first time cases have...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 287 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 23, 2021

Massachusetts reported 287 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a significant decline from the 405 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 5. Sunday’s report marks the tenth time in the...

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