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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

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Boris strikes again—but his apology won’t get him far

By Frankie Rowley
Published February 3, 2022

“Everyone has made personal sacrifices, some the most profound, having been unable to see loved ones in their last moments or care for vulnerable family...

People dining in El Jefes Taqueria.

Restaurants emerge from pandemic with new perspectives

By Camilo Fonseca
Published 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...

Students cross the intersection of Boylston St. and Tremont St. in front of the Little Building.

Students return to a new campus with eased COVID-19 restrictions

By Nicole Belcastro, Payton Cavanaugh, Abigail Lee and Bailey Allen
Published September 2, 2021

As students moved onto campus for the fall term, they returned to a bustling campus with minimized social distancing restrictions—a far cry from the...

A sign on the window of Emersons coronavirus testing site at Tufts Medical Center.

Emerson to institute new COVID-19 protocol June 1

By Frankie Rowley
Published May 29, 2021

Emerson will lift a number of its COVID-19 restrictions on the Boston Campus Tuesday, including “erasing” distancing requirements in on-campus spaces,...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 538 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley
Published May 20, 2021

Massachusetts reported 538 new coronavirus cases Thursday, a rise from the 425 new infections reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 9. Thursday’s...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts COVID-19 restrictions lifting May 29

By Colin A. Young, State House News Service
Published May 17, 2021

By May 29, more than two months ahead of the schedule previously announced, Massachusetts intends to lift all remaining COVID-19 restrictions and the state...

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