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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The main entrance of the Boston Public Library.

Boston Public Library expands anti-racism collection and virtual accessibility

By Campbell Parish
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 circulation of anti-racist titles in the month of...

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

By Shruti Rajkumar
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 end of the spring 2019 swap-and-shop event. Senior...

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

By Katiana Hoefle
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 initiative created to increase alumni participation...

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

By Cassandre Coyer
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 and toiletries for children in need....

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

By Lily Hartenstein
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 meal plans donated their guest swipes at the tap machines...

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