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

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

People dining in El Jefes Taqueria.

Restaurants emerge from pandemic with new perspectives

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-large / October 13, 2021

After over a year of pandemic restrictions stunting business, restaurants in Downtown Boston are finally seeing a semblance of normalcy, embracing a return...

Emerson film students on set during the pandemic.

Student filmmakers relieved by loosened COVID protocols

By Mike McHugh and Hayden Bandes / October 10, 2021

Last fall, Emerson warned of the limitations the COVID-19 pandemic would place on student film productions: “We’re not going to be able to shoot it,...

Thousands rallied in Boston for abortion rights.

Emerson students rally together at Boston Women’s March

By Bailey Allen, Abigail Lee and Hannah Nguyen / October 9, 2021

Thousands of people––college students and Boston residents alike––rallied at Franklin Park Playstead in Dorchester on Oct. 2, protesting the Supreme...

Turning Point USAs booth in the 2 Boylston Place alley.

Turning Point event sparks Sinophobia controversy on campus

By Luna Theus, Marcus Cocova and Keshav Vinod / October 9, 2021

The Emerson chapter of Turning Point USA was suspended by the college after the conservative organization passed out controversial stickers that many students...

New prison is a step in the wrong direction

New prison is a step in the wrong direction

By Shannon Garrido, Editor-in-chief / October 7, 2021

MCI-Framingham, built in 1877, is one of the oldest women’s state prisons in the U.S. Needless to say, the facility is in need of structural repair,...

Turning Point U.S.A, should there be a voice for them on campus?

Turning Point U.S.A, should there be a voice for them on campus?

By Justin Chen, Podcast Host / October 7, 2021

Emerson students erupted with justified anger after the recent Turning Point U.S.A Emerson tabling event in the 2 Boylston Place alleyway, when the organization...

The pill made me someone I’m not, and I dont blame the hormones

The pill made me someone I’m not, and I don’t blame the hormones

By Sophia Pargas, Editor-in-Chief / October 7, 2021

Growing up, one of my family’s most watched movies was “The Bad News Bears,” a 1976 classic whose entire script quickly earned a permanent spot in...

Manuel Margot #13 of the Tampa Bay Rays slides home in the ninth inning after Matt Barnes #32 of the Boston Red Sox threw a wild pitch at Tropicana Field on June 24, 2021 in St Petersburg, Florida. The  Rays defeated the Red Sox 1-0.

Fans make their case for ALDS victors

By Tyler Foy and Camilo Fonseca / October 7, 2021

The Boston Red Sox were able to take a breath after defeating the New York Yankees 6-2 in the American League Wild Card game on Tuesday night. The rivalry...

Titian’s ‘Women, Myth, and Power’ at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum pits classical art versus modern morality

Titian’s ‘Women, Myth, and Power’ at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum pits classical art versus modern morality

By Jt Breaux / October 7, 2021

TW: mentions of sexual assault and abuse A new exhibition at The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, which opened on Aug. 12 and runs until Jan. 2, entitled...

Elly Bryant and Olivienne Redding at their volunteer shift holding “kindness flower” made in the art studio for guests.

Emerson students embrace St. Francis House volunteer work

By Maeve Lawler, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief / October 7, 2021

Three Emerson students participated in the college’s orientation volunteer event at St. Francis House, the largest day shelter for those experiencing...

The Jonas Brothers performing at Fenway Park.

The Jonas Brothers blew up Fenway Park

By Shannon Garrido, Editor-in-chief / October 7, 2021

You don't have to be a 12-year-old girl with the pitch of a hyena to be a Jonas Brothers fan, some of us are 19-year-old girls and our voices resemble...

Emerson student Jillian Kay on the attack

Women’s volleyball team have high spirits in defeat

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor / October 7, 2021

Babson College snapped the women’s volleyball team’s 14-game home win streak with a 3-1 victory in a rematch of the 2019 New England Women’s and...

Interim president sees role as projecting ‘confidence, continuity, and stability’

Interim president sees role as projecting ‘confidence, continuity, and stability’

By Charlie McKenna / October 6, 2021

More than four months into his tenure in the college’s top job, Interim President Bill Gilligan described himself as a steady hand who will guide...