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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Katie Redefer is a senior journalism major and the Editor-in-Chief of The Berkeley Beacon.

Letter from the Editor: The case for a fair and equitable Beacon

By Katie Redefer, Staff Writer
January 21, 2021

Last semester, after The Beacon drew a wave of public criticisms and staff resignations, it made me question everything I know about journalism. Prior to this fall, I looked back on my years at The Beacon...

Assistant Director of SEAL Andrew Donahue gives a presentation on EmConnects community impact at SGA joint session.

SEAL reports EmConnect data to SGA

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
October 2, 2019

The Office of Student Engagement and Leadership spoke with Student Government Association members about the progress of EmConnect, the college’s website for student organizations, during their weekly...

SEALs use of emConnect during New Student Orientation makes incoming students its largest user base. Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

Most engagement for emConnect comes from incoming students

By Frances Hui
October 2, 2018

Statistics show incoming students use emConnect more than any other group at the college, according to the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership. During the fall 2018 New Student Orientation,...

Ryan Bartlett hosting his Wednesday night show Wicked Local Wednesday at the co-curricular WERS. Cullen Grazen / Beacon Staff

College changes co-curricular registration process

By Kaitlyn Mettetal
September 19, 2018

The college overhauled the registration process for redeeming non-tuition credits through co-curricular organizations this fall after deciding the previous system lacked accountability. Under the new...

SGA moves election sign-up online

SGA moves election sign-up online

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
February 28, 2018

The Student Government Association moved candidate registration online to ease the sign-up process for their upcoming spring 2018 election. The election sign-up form asks for basic information about...

OLs tried to take emphasis off organizations.

Orientation Leaders shift focus from organizations

By Allison Hagan
September 6, 2017

Combating the culture of overcommitment on campus dominated many of the conversations at the Fall 2017 New Student Orientation, from group meetings on Boston Common to student-led workshops. Karin Yehoudian,...

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