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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Students checking out equipment at Emersons EDC.

‘More than just a paycheck’: The people behind Emerson’s Equipment Distribution Center

By Adri Pray, News Editor
April 6, 2022

Though the Equipment Distribution Center is often a source of frustration for film students at Emerson, for its student workers it is something more—a place for social gathering, and for tuition relief. The...

The Media Art Gallery opened an exhibition for the first time since Covid-19 forced the schools closure in March.

Emerson Contemporary debuts new blog, fall exhibit amid pandemic

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
October 14, 2020

Six months after the pandemic shuttered its operations, Emerson Contemporary, the college’s visual arts platform, is back with a new blog and in-person exhibit. Emerson Contemporary’s fall theme is...

Safety, job security top staff concerns for the fall

Safety, job security top staff concerns for the fall

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
September 16, 2020

Emerson staff members are grappling with safety risks and the threat of job insecurity, as the college proceeds with a reopening plan that brought much of the community back to Boston.  Hundreds of...

I, and a myriad of other people of color, don’t feel comfortable with white people feeling obligated to get offended for me when someone mentions something about my race. / Illustration by Christine Park

Speak up alongside people of color, not for them

By Jin Ko
October 4, 2019

Race is complicated—that goes without saying. Anyone, especially people of color, who just read the first sentence, knows that race can affect everything, from how the cashier looks at you when you...

As members of an artistic community, we must all contribute to ensuring our spaces are accessible. Photo courtesy of Allison Hagan.

Weighing the costs of creativity

By Allison Hagan
April 8, 2018

I wanted one thing when I graduated eighth grade—a digital single-lens reflex, or DSLR, camera. Both of my grandmothers planned to collaborate on the gift, so I felt certain my photography career...

Freshman journalism majors lack tech resources

By Maya Gacina
December 7, 2017

While first-year journalism enrollment increased by 27 percent this year, most of the department budget went toward salaries for new teachers in the 100-level classes. According to the Journalism Department...

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