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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

Justin Pham, freshman journalism major, purchased his HP laptop before hearing about the CreativityKit requirements. Photo: Cassandra Martinez / Berkeley Beacon

CreativityKits costs continue with class of 2022

By Maya Gacina and Kaitlyn Bryson
Published April 19, 2018

Class of 2022 journalism students will have to purchase a $1,500 MacBook Pro as part of a journalism initiative, according to Department Chair Janet Kolodzy. In...

Senior Madison Mortell has been using her old Lenovo laptop since she started at Emersons journalism program.
CASSANDRA MARTINEZ / BEACON STAFF

Undergrad Outlook: challenging curriculum is the ideal machine

By Laura King
Published October 5, 2017

This year, instead of settling into a seat at a computer lab, freshmen journalism students pulled out their dazzling new top-of-the-line MacBooks. They’ll...

CreativityKit costs climb

By Maya Gacina
Published September 21, 2017

The journalism department required that incoming students purchase an over $1,600 model of Macbook Pro, while last year’s freshmen received Macbook Air...

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