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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The question raised in the title of this piece is one that is almost unanswerable, and that is due in part to the fact that everything is on the line

Opinion: Will there be mass violence on Election Day?

By Claire Rodenbush, Assistant Opinion Editor
November 3, 2020

While I am cautiously optimistic about the outcome of this year’s election, I am not optimistic about the potential fallout. No matter what the results are, a lot of heavily-armed people may be really...

Patrons of Bluebikes can enjoy complementary rides to the polls on Nov. 3. Media courtesy of Bluebikes

Bluebikes offers free rides on Election Day

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
November 2, 2020

The Boston public bike sharing program Bluebikes is now offering free two hour rides to help voters get to the polls on Election Day.  Sponsored by Massachusetts’s Blue Cross Blue Shield, the company...

Each generation likes to believe that they are the best generation so far. They will be the ones to change the system, that impacts the world the most. For this election that might just ring true.

Bring the online push for democracy to the polls

By Sabine Waldeck, Deputy Opinion Editor
October 28, 2020

Many people highly anticipate Election Day. Each and every voter sits staring at their TV screen, hoping they did enough for their candidate to win. This election is no different, and it carries even more...

Four Emerson students made their way through the cold and rain to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Stefania Lugli / Beacon Staff

Make Election Day an academic holiday once and for all

By Editorial Board
October 27, 2020

A week from Election Day, the country stands more fractured and divided. With experts anticipating a voter-turnout tsunami and young people already reporting record breaking voting numbers, Americans are...

When anyone casts their ballot in a normal year, they are fulfilling their civic responsibility as an American citizen. But this November, for the first time in a long time, there is a pandemic plaguing the U.S. during a presidential election. Illustration by Laura King

Mail-in voting is easy. Here’s why you should do it.

By Robbie Shinder
September 15, 2020

What does it mean to vote? When anyone casts their ballot in a normal year, they are fulfilling their civic responsibility as an American citizen. But this November, for the first time in a long time,...

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