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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The far-right is controlling the Republican Party, and Kevin McCarthy is embracing it

The far-right is controlling the Republican Party, and Kevin McCarthy is embracing it

By Justin Chen, Podcast Host
December 10, 2021

Since Congresswoman Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) became a law maker, I have been calling her and her close colleagues from the House Freedom Caucus such as Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), Congressman...

Shawna Konieczny is a junior IDIP major from Medford, Wisconsin.

Why I am one of the voters that helped Wisconsin go blue

By Shawna Konieczny, Staff Writer
November 10, 2020

Four years ago, I had just turned seventeen. I was balancing the stress of school at Medford Area Senior High in Wisconsin, a social life, and the mental toll from losing three grandfathers within the...

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks on Boston Common in the first campaign stop in his Humanity First tour. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang brings campaign to Boston Common

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
April 11, 2019

Andrew Yang, a fringe Democratic candidate for the 2020 presidential election, called for universal basic income—providing $1,000 a month to every American over the age of 18—at a campaign rally on...

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy joined a group of state attorneys Thursday in suing the U.S. Department of Education over  proposed Title IX regulations.

Massachusetts Attorney General sworn in at Colonial Theatre

By Anissa Gardizy
January 18, 2019

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, a Democrat, was sworn into office on Jan. 16 at the Emerson Colonial Theatre by U.S. District Judge Rya Zobel. Healey will begin her second term as attorney...

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