Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson

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

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
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 and friends,” writes Susan Gray in her report...

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...

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

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 Emerson many experienced over the first year of 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, Content Managing Editor
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, providing the first hint at post-pandemic college...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 538 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
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 report marks the first time this week that cases...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts COVID-19 restrictions lifting May 29

By Colin A. Young, State House News Service
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 of emergency that's been in place since March...

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