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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

The Berkeley Beacon

Dining Center of Emerson College

Transformed dining hall garners mixed reviews from student body

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
Published January 25, 2023

This spring semester, students have returned to the Emerson Dining Center to find several changes in both food quality and station layout—but not all...

Victor Chois restaurant, Pick N Roll / Photo: Adri Pray

‘One smile at a time’: Beloved Emerson figure Victor Choi opens sushi restaurant

By Tea Perez
Published September 14, 2022

Nestled between the Emerson Dining Center and Piano Row sits a brand new sushi restaurant, Pick N’ Roll Sushi, owned and operated by renowned itamae...

A love letter to the Dining Hall

A love letter to the Dining Hall

By Shannon Garrido
Published April 20, 2022

As another school year comes to an end, it’s time that as a student body, we start acknowledging and appreciating one of the best features Emerson College...

Students dining in the dining center in March 2019.

The dining hall is back to normal, and I can’t believe it

By Mariyam Quaisar
Published September 3, 2021

With Emerson returning to an in-person semester this fall, many pre-pandemic practices have made their triumphant return — including the dining hall,...

Miranda Nicusanti

First-year student starts dining center food review Instagram account

By Bailey Allen, Staff Writer
Published February 17, 2021

First-year student Miranda Nicusanti, a visual and media arts major from Orange County, CA, photographs the dining center meals for her Instagram food...

A view of Emersons Dining Center from the Boylston Place alley.

College announces revised meal plans, new Board Bucks locations

By Camilo Fonseca, Assistant News Editor
Published January 26, 2021

Emerson will offer expanded student meal plans for the spring 2021 semester, along with new Board Bucks partner locations and extended hours of operations...

The election results play to a deserted Dining Center

As Trump’s chances narrow, optimistic student body awaits final election results

By Charlie McKenna and Dana Gerber
Published November 4, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed victories in several key battleground states Wednesday, laying clear his path to the presidency while narrowing...

Daniel Suazo (front center), and most of his fellow dining center workers, are not receiving pay or benefits after their hours were eliminated in March.

Dining Services staff fights for full wages and benefits amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Faith Bugenhagen, Staff Writer
Published April 21, 2020

Daniel Suazo depends on the money he earns from his job at the Emerson College Dining Center to support his child and pregnant wife. As a result of the...

Dining on campus will see significant alterations in the fall semester.

Dining workers secure new union contract

By Dana Gerber
Published September 11, 2019

The college’s dining workers renegotiated their union contract with Bon Appétit Management Company in May 2019 to provide them with more benefits after...

Beacon Archive.

Dining Center removes major allergens from Pure Station

By Cynthia Tu
Published October 16, 2018

Bon Appétit removed the eight major allergens from one station in the Dining Center to accommodate students with food allergies, according to Dawn Sajdyk,...

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