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

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Beacon Breakdown: How tuition value compares at Emerson’s three campuses

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor / February 10, 2019

Emerson students at the Boston, Los Angeles, and Kasteel Well campuses all pay the same tuition and room and board rates despite differences in semester length...

The Emerson College Los Angeles Center located on Sunset Blvd.

ELA applications no longer first-come, first-serve

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21 / November 1, 2018

The Education Abroad and Domestic Programs office changed the Emerson Los Angeles application and selection processes for students with financial challenges,...

The Emerson Los Angeles campus

Students express concerns over ELA costs

By Ally Rzesa / March 15, 2018

Taylor William Weston ’17 used Uber for his hour-long commute between his internship and the Emerson Los Angeles campus.   “I negotiated in my...

After ELA, Ellory Smith created a comedy show to benefit local charities.
Courtesy of Ellory Smith

“Funnilingus” combines comedy and awareness in Hollywood

By Ian Sloan / January 18, 2018

When visual and media arts major Ellory Smith decided to stay in Los Angeles after attending ELA senior year, she wanted to take on the lack of diversity...

Three candidates for the assistant dean of campus life presented in the Emerson Skybox.
ASHTON LYLE / BEACON CORRESPONDENT

Search for assistant dean of campus life nears end

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21 / December 7, 2017

The search for an assistant dean for campus life has been narrowed to three candidates, with a final decision expected from Associate Dean for Campus...