Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emersons Office of International Student Affairs.

Global rise in COVID-19 cases poses difficulty for international students

By Adri Pray and Gabriel Borges
January 27, 2022

Kevin Wang hasn’t visited his family in China since August. If he wants to return, he’ll have to first endure three weeks in quarantine before spending time with them. “I wanted to go back home,”...

Bags of food in the Dining Center waiting to be delivered to quarantined and isolated students.

Students split on college’s COVID protocol’s effectiveness upon return to campus

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
January 21, 2022

In an effort to rebuild the “Emerson bubble” in the first weeks of the spring semester, the college imposed several restrictions not seen since the first year of the pandemic—and students are divided...

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