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

A sign on the window of Emersons coronavirus testing site at Tufts Medical Center.

Emerson reports ten new positives in five days

By Frankie Rowley
Published September 25, 2021

Emerson has reported ten new positive COVID-19 tests since Sept. 20 on the Boston campus, raising the college’s cumulative positive tests to 48.  The...

Emerson is now mask-optional in all campus spaces except classrooms.

Administrators suggest restriction loosening on the horizon

By Charlie McKenna
Published March 4, 2021

With coronavirus cases on the decline in Boston and in Massachusetts and the gradual lift of restrictions, positive COVID-19 tests at Emerson have begun...

Paramount Building in snow.

Lack of communication leaves students in campus quarantine housing in the dark

By Dana Gerber
Published February 25, 2021

Several students who spent time in Emerson’s quarantine housing during the spring semester have reported inconsistent protocol communication, faulty...

Donate to The Berkeley Beacon

Comments (0)

The Berkeley Beacon intends for this area to be used to foster healthy, thought-provoking discussion. We welcome strong opinions and criticism that are respectful and constructive. All users are expected to adhere to our comment section policy laid out below: (A) THE FOLLOWING IS NOT PERMITTED: 1- Name-calling, personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity, impersonations, SHOUTING and incoherence. 2- Personal attacks against our staff. 3- language that might be interpreted as libelous (defamatory). 4- Any form of personal and/or commercial promotion. (B) HOW WE MODERATE COMMENTS: Most comments will be posted if they are on-topic, article related and not abusive. Comment moderation decisions are subjective and completely at the discretion of the current website editor and Berkeley Beacon Staff. (C) USER VERIFICATION: All comments on our site must be approved by Berkeley Beacon staff to ensure that they meet the Comment Section Policies. The Berkeley Beacon also requires a valid email address from anyone who wishes to comment. Once you have submitted your comment for review you will immediately receive an automated email to confirm your email address (Comments will NOT be approved if you have not confirmed your email address). Your email address will not be displayed or available to the public and will only be used to confirm your comments. Comments will typically be reviewed within 24-48 hours.
All Sort: Newest