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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Photo from Reformation.

Take a Bow: Saying Goodbye to Balletcore.

By Emma Bowen, Beacon Correspondent
December 13, 2023

I didn’t realize until I reached for my decade-old leotard to make a “fashion statement” that I had fallen victim to the pastel, ribbon-adorned teeth...

Illustration by Rachel Choi

The grind don’t stop…until the body is destroyed 

By Meg Richards and Ty Gavin
April 26, 2023

Meg I have been dancing since I was two years old. Ballet, tap, jazz, modern, contemporary—pretty much all of it. My feet have only stopped moving...

Anastasia Petridis dancing.

A Love Letter to Greek Dance

By Anastasia Petridis
April 3, 2023

The hat looks heavier than it feels. Colorful flowers cover the right side of my head, while thin chains dangle on the left attached to metal medallions....

The Robert J. Orchard Stage, one of ArtsEmerson’s venues

‘We need to change our story’: A look into ArtsEmerson’s 2022-23 season

By Sophia Pargas, Editor-in-Chief
September 7, 2022

ArtsEmerson will display seven in-person and two virtual performances this upcoming academic year, all of which seek to elevate minority voices and emphasize...

AAADT in Revelations April 28. Photo by Robert Torres.

Motions of emotions: Alvin Ailey’s Boston return

By Karissa Schaefer, Staff Writer, Living Arts
May 4, 2022

I grew up dancing in recitals and competitions, yet over the course of two decades, I have never been to a professional dance show—until now, and I was...

45 Boston Ballet performers danced to Duke Ellington’s “Waltz of the Flowers,” outside the Boston Opera House, wearing street clothes as costumes.

Boston Ballet films performance outside Opera House for virtual season

By Lucia Thorne, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
November 9, 2020

Dancers of the Boston Ballet rejoiced Monday afternoon as they danced on Avenue de Lafayette for their first in-person performance since the pandemic spread...

The Hip-Hop Society holds open dance sessions every Tuesday from 8 to 11 p.m. in the multipurpose room. • Maia Sperber / Beacon Staff

The Hip-Hop society dances onto Boston Cypher scene

By Damica Rodriguez
February 21, 2019

A clunky concert speaker blasted music from an aux cord in the multipurpose room of the Piano Row residence hall on Tuesday night. About 10-15 people from...

Patrick Kearns is an RHA Executive Board Member and helped plan the prom event taking place on Saturday. Photo: Hardik Pahwa / Berkeley Beacon

College students to dress up for prom

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
April 9, 2018

As the semester reaches an end, the college plans to give all students another chance at prom. The throwback will include food, drinks, music featuring...

The Silent Disco finished Autism Awareness Week, with students wearing individual headphones with adjustable volumes. Photo by Emily Mason.

Silent Disco caps off Autism Acceptance Week

By Emily Mason
April 9, 2018

Shaggy carpets, inflatable chairs, and blue string lights filled the Cabaret for a silent disco hosted on Friday night. Emerson students danced, sang,...

Annie Krivit and her band will open for (Sandy) Alex G on March 15. Photo courtesy of Annie Krivit

Student band brings funk and fun to Emerson stage

By Owen Elphick
March 1, 2018

Last semester, junior performing arts major Annie Krivit watched sophomore Claire Foley’s band Ultra Chapelle open for Frankie Cosmos at a free concert...

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