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Daniel Hollis

Marine reservist found guilty of manslaughter in death of Emerson student Daniel Hollis

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
June 19, 2021

Marine Corps Lance Corporal Samuel Boris London was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of then-Emerson sophomore Daniel Hollis, by court-martial on Friday, and now faces over five years in a military...

Community members gathered in the Semel Theatre to mourn sophomore Daniel Hollis on October 3. 2019.

Marine Corps reservist charged in death of Emerson student Daniel Hollis

By Charlie McKenna
November 15, 2020

A reservist in the Marine Corps has been charged in the death of Daniel Hollis, an Emerson student who died in fall 2019 after an altercation outside a Brighton house party.  The man, identified as...

Community members gathered in the Semel Theatre to mourn sophomore Daniel Hollis on October 3. 2019.

Grand jury will not pursue indictments in Hollis investigation

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
February 28, 2020

A grand jury has declined to pursue indictments related to the investigation of sophomore Daniel Hollis’ death last October, Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins announced in a statement Friday...

Sophomore attacker Hunter Gervais scored 15 goals and recorded 10 assists in 2019 Photo credit: Courtesy of Kate Foultz

Men’s lacrosse pursuing first postseason appearance

By Alberto Gilman
February 19, 2020

As the men's lacrosse season begins, coaches and players are ready to pursue the goal of making the first conference playoff in program history."I'm really excited about the opportunity this year," head...

Courtesy of Skyler Celotto

Emerson remembers Daniel Hollis’ kindness, warmth, and his love for Travis Scott

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
November 21, 2019

Emerson Sophomore Daniel Hollis was the type of team player and friend that showed up to lacrosse practice on a chilly fall day even though he had bronchitis and knew he couldn’t step onto the field.  Senior...

Emerson’s cost of attendance increased from $19,303 per year in 1990 to $67,832 in 2019. Cullen Granzen / Berkeley Staff

State of the college details new dining space and global pathways summer programs

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
November 8, 2019

President M. Lee Pelton introduced new faculty, 23 new global pathways programs, and a new meeting space in the semesterly State of the College letter. Pelton opened the letter reflecting on the deaths...

Community members gathered in the Semel Theatre to mourn sophomore Daniel Hollis October 3. 2019

No arrests made as investigation into sophomore’s death continues

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
October 28, 2019

Police continue to investigate the death of Daniel Hollis almost a month after an altercation in Brighton left the sophomore on life support. Boston police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's...

President M. Lee Pelton addresses students during a Thursday vigil. Chris Van Buskrik / Beacon Staff

Hollis family releases statement on sophomore’s death

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
October 4, 2019

The family of Daniel Hollis released a statement on Friday expressing gratitude to the community after the sophomore’s death on Wednesday. “It has become abundantly clear to us that Dan not only...

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Boston Police treating sophomore’s death a homicide

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
October 3, 2019

Update 10/3/19: Boston Police are investigating the death of Daniel Hollis as a homicide. Update 10/3/19: Boston Police identified Daniel Hollis as the victim in an assault and battery Saturday.  Boston...

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Remembering our friend, Dan Hollis

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
October 2, 2019

When I walked into my Introduction to College Writing class during my first semester at Emerson, the professor asked us to pair up to do interviews as an icebreaker—something I thought would be awful...

Daniel Hollis (No. 27) died after an altercation in Brighton. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Sophomore dies after altercation at party in Brighton

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
October 2, 2019

Sophomore Daniel Hollis died on Wednesday at 5:32 p.m. after a Saturday confrontation in Brighton sent him to a local hospital with extensive injuries to his brain, according to a statement from the college. Hollis...

Daniel Hollis (No. 27) died after an altercation in Brighton. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Sophomore on life support following altercation at party

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
September 30, 2019

Updated 10/1/19: The article was updated to include an emailed statement from President Lee Pelton Updated 10/1/19: The article was updated to include a statement from the Suffolk District Attorney's...

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