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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Twenty three hours inside the college’s quarantine residence

Twenty three hours inside the college’s quarantine residence

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 22, 2020

I’d give the Paramount Hotel three stars following my brief stay in the college’s on-campus quarantine residence hall.  After showing symptoms of COVID-19 but receiving a negative test last week,...

Ani Khachatourian said she helped organize the march with the help of the Armenian Youth Federation

Armenian community protests Azerbaijani aggression in march through Common

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 2, 2020

A few hundred organizers marched from the State House to the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common to protest the Azerbaijani invasion of disputed land on Friday afternoon. Masked attendees waved towering...

Kate Nelson (second row, fourth from left) joined the Emerson Skunks three years ago. Greyson Acquaviva / Beacon Staff

Emerson Skunks earn school affiliated org status

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
September 17, 2019

Senior captain Kate Nelson of the Emerson Skunks, the school’s ultimate disc program, remembers the rough times of traveling to tournaments with the team during her first season three years ago. “My...

The softbal team raised $2,430 last year and have raised $1,305 so far this year for RAINN. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Softball prepares for third annual Sexual Assault Awareness games

By Andrew Lin
April 3, 2019

The softball team will host its third annual Sexual Assault Awareness event alongside a conference doubleheader against the United States Coast Guard Academy at Rotch Field this Saturday. Former softball...

Al Jaffe (left) and Stephen A. Smith (right) spoke about sports journalism and gave advice to interested students. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith reflects on career in 4th annual Al Jaffe Speaker Series

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
March 31, 2019

Stephen A. Smith shared details from his illustrious career in sports television on March 27 to what Al Jaffe called the largest audience to attend the Al Jaffe Speaker Series in his four years as the...

Charlie Boyle (center) scored her 1,000th point in a game against Mount Holyoke on Jan. 12. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Boyle joins 1,000 point club in win over Mount Holyoke

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
January 20, 2019

Senior center Charlie Boyle became the fifth woman in Emerson’s basketball history to break the 1,000-point milestone when the women’s basketball team played against Mount Holyoke College on Jan. 12....

Junior guard Quinn Madden begins warming up before a game. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball finishes winter break with 2-2 record

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
January 15, 2019

The women’s basketball team ranks fifth out of the 11 teams in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference after finishing the winter break with two wins and two losses. The Lions defeated...

Shinder played in three games for the mens soccer team this season. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Freshman goalkeeper creates non-profit to promote absentee ballots

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
December 16, 2018

In a short video uploaded to his Facebook on Oct. 11, freshman Robbie Shinder, a goalkeeper for the men’s soccer team, patrolled the Emerson campus and asked students about their plans to vote ahead...

Jack OConnor (No. 4) leads the NEWMAC in scoring with 21.6 points per game. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball heads into conference play after mixed start to season

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
December 15, 2018

The men’s basketball team will begin conference play on Jan. 2  with an opportunity to improve on last year’s 4-10 record in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. The team...

Tim Neverett 88 (center) joined WEEI in 2015 as a commentator for Red Sox games. Photo by Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

Alumnus calls Red Sox World Series Win

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
November 14, 2018

Tim Neverett ‘88 watched the Boston Red Sox from the bleachers as an Emerson student thirty years ago. Now Neverett’s fandom drove him out of the stands and into the WEEI Red Sox Radio booth. Before...

The womens tennis team finished its fall season with a 2-2 record. Photo by Maximo Lawlor / Beacon Correspondent

Tennis teams target conference success after fall season

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 31, 2018

The men’s and women’s tennis teams await their regular seasons following a strong fall season. The men’s team finished with a 2-1 record during the fall preseason with victories over Johnson...

The womens soccer raised $5,571 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo Courtesy of David Suvak

Women’s soccer team lights up Common for cancer awareness

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 24, 2018

The women’s soccer team raised over $5,500 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at the Light the Night Walk on Oct. 17. The team joined 4,000 blood cancer awareness supporters to illuminate Boston...

Womens soccer celebrates after clinching a spot in the NEWMAC playoffs on senior day. Photo by Aaron Miller / Beacon Staff

Playoff roundup: Women’s soccer only Emerson team in playoffs

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 22, 2018

As the fall sports regular season concludes, only the women’s soccer team will compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs. The women’s team clinched the playoffs...

Lauren Quan places second amongst all freshman in the NEWMAC in digs with 190. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Freshman defensive specialist shines on volleyball court

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 3, 2018

Standout freshman Lauren Quan took on a larger defensive role for the women’s volleyball team in the wake of a season-ending knee injury to star player Carolyn Vaimoso. Senior captain Fara Cohen...

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