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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The Emerson womens basketball team leaves the court after a 73-68 win over Clark University at the Mental Health Awareness Game on Wednesday.

Emerson basketball comes together for mental health awareness games

By Jordan Pagkalinawan, Staff Writer, Sports
February 9, 2023

In the middle of Emerson’s busy basketball season, Ava Salti, junior guard of women’s basketball, decided that both the men’s and women’s team needed a meaningful event off the court to bring them...

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NCAA policy change to have no direct effect on Emerson athletes

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
October 29, 2019

The NCAA announced Tuesday it would allow collegiate athletes to profit off of their names and images in Division I, II, and III athletics—a move one college official said would not directly impact Emerson...

David Suvak (left) received a National A-Senior License this week. Beacon Archive.

Women’s soccer head coach receives prestigious certification

By Ethan McDowell
October 22, 2019

Women’s soccer head coach David Suvak received a National A-Senior License from US Soccer on Oct. 21, becoming the only Division III coach to be awarded the certification in 2019, Emerson Athletics announced.  Suvak...

Junior Austin DiPietro (right, No. 12) won 11 of his 15 faceoffs on Saturday against Wheaton College. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Junior breaks program record for most faceoffs and ground balls

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
April 21, 2019

Junior midfielder Austin DiPietro said his greatest achievement came when he broke the program record in March 2019 for most faceoffs and ground balls won in his second year on the men’s lacrosse team. In...

The baseball team defeated Clark University for the first time since the 2017 season on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Baseball team beats Clark for first conference win this season

By Peirce Eldredge
April 13, 2019

The baseball team won its first conference game this season when the Lions defeated Clark University 5-2 on Tuesday night. The win puts Emerson at 1-9 in conference play and eighth in the New England...

Freshman Alex Hrisanthopoulos (No. 18) scored his first career goal in a game against St. Joseph’s on March 16. Photo by Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

Freshman lacrosse player chooses Emerson over Division I school

By Lara Hill
March 20, 2019

Freshman Alex Hrisanthopoulos verbally committed to play lacrosse at Hofstra University, a Division I school, in fall 2016. But despite his initial plans in high school, Hrisanthopoulos started his run...

Geoff Gray 19 (center, No. 3) signed a one year contract with Israeli Basketball Premier League team Hapoel Eilat. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Lions to face Rowan University in first NCAA tournament appearance

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
February 25, 2019

The men’s basketball team will head to New Jersey on Friday to face off against Rowan University in the first round of the Division III National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament. Rowan will...

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