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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

“Truman and his human”: unconditional love on campus

“Truman and his human”: unconditional love on campus

March 29, 2023

When Melanie Matson met Truman the Beagle-Dachshund seven-and-a-half years ago, she might have never predicted the impact they would make together. The...

Monday was the first of Emersons Counseling and Psychological Services three planned workshops on mental health in student athletes during the pandemic.

New event series aims to help student athletes grappling with mental health during COVID

February 4, 2021

With the fall and winter sports season canceled and the future of the spring uncertain, Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services partnered with the...

The Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services office in the Union Bank Building.

Emerson announces pick for director of counseling, health, and wellness

January 15, 2021

The college hired Brandin Dear as the new associate dean of campus life and director of counseling, health, and wellness, officials announced in a Friday...

A sign point to a polling place in Boston City Hall on Election Day Nov. 3

Stressed about the election? Here are some resources that can help

November 3, 2020

There’s a reason why Google posted a breathing exercise video to its Twitter account.  As the end of Election Day nears, political anxiety is much...

An SGA meeting at the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year.

SGA members to aid in search for new associate dean

October 6, 2020

The Student Government Association unanimously appointed two members to a college committee that will search for candidates to fill a newly proposed associate...

Expectation vs Reality: The mental and emotional impact of studying abroad

Expectation vs Reality: The mental and emotional impact of studying abroad

March 11, 2020

A few weekends ago, I went bar hopping with my friends in Amsterdam. You would probably expect me to be dancing and singing to the reggaeton music playing...

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Emerson committed to mental wellness in new four-year plan

January 4, 2020

Emerson enacted a four-year plan in the fall semester in collaboration with the JED Foundation aimed at bolstering mental health resources and services...

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Students from Southern California rattled by Thousand Oaks shooting

November 9, 2018

The college offered support to students from Southern California on Thursday following a mass shooting, less than two weeks after Jewish students grappled...

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ECAPS hours extended for busy students

October 6, 2018

The Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services extended its hours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to 7 p.m. from its usual 5 p.m. closing time. Students...