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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

Emerson follows federal policy and bans cannabis on college campuses but the policies concerning CBD are less clear. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

College attempts to nail down CBD policies on campus

By Faith Bugenhagen
Published October 5, 2019

College administrators hope to determine campus policies regarding the usage of cannabidiol—commonly known as CBD oil—by mid-semester as the substance...

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Housing office staff copes with five vacancies

By Chelsea Gibbons
Published September 25, 2019

Multiple administrative vacancies in the Office of Community Standards and the Office of Housing and Residential Education over the last year have forced...

While the Textbook Annex will charge 10 cents for paper bags, the C-Store will not. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

College bans plastic bags on campus following city ordinance

By Parker Purifoy
Published January 23, 2019

The college stopped distributing plastic bags on campus after a city ordinance went into effect on Dec. 14. The ordinance requires establishments to...

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