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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

The main entrance of the Boston Public Library.

Boston Public Library expands anti-racism collection and virtual accessibility

January 27, 2021

An anonymous donation of $75,000 helped extend the Boston Public Library’s collection of anti-racist materials. They saw a 500 percent increase in the...

Students can donate clothing and nonperishable food to the swap-and-shop bins located around campus. Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Swap and Shop Lite introduced to quell chaos from past events

December 16, 2019

Piles of clothing, furniture, books, and nonperishable foods overwhelmed the lobby of the 2 Boylston Place residence hall, making it disorderly at the...

Donations from Tight Knit go to benefit student organizations. Screenshot from Emerson College Alumni Association Facebook Video.

Emerson sends hundreds of socks across country for fundraising campaign

November 19, 2019

Over 400 purple socks featuring the Emerson logo and Boston skyline traveled across the world to reach donors for Tight Knit: The Emerson Sock Campaign—an...

Donation boxes are in Piano Row, the Dining Center, Iwasaki Library, and the Emerson Fitness Center until Dec. 17. • Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Student’s charity idea turns into campus-wide project

December 6, 2018

Purple cardboard boxes appeared around campus after sophomore Justin Ventura started a clothing drive for Catie’s Closet, a non-profit that provides clothing...

The new default meal plan—the Majestic Plan—comes with unlimited swipes and 150 Board Bucks.
Photo by Cullen Granzen // Beacon Staff

More meal swipe donation drives planned following trial run

September 16, 2018

The Office of Student Success plans to host another meal swipe donation drive in the spring semester following a trial run last week. Students with...

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