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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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

By José Ríos
February 3, 2021

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

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

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

By Charlie McKenna
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 evening email. Dear will take the reins of the...

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

By Lucia Thorne, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
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 higher than previous elections. To add on to the...

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

SGA members to aid in search for new associate dean

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
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 dean position.  First Generation College...

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

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

By Lara Hill
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 at the bar, living my best life abroad. Instead,...

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Emerson committed to mental wellness in new four-year plan

By Max Carter, Staff Writer
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 at the school after officials found a high percentage...

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Students from Southern California rattled by Thousand Oaks shooting

By Maya Gacina and Chris Van Buskirk
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 with a separate massacre in a Pittsburgh synagogue. Associate...

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ECAPS hours extended for busy students

By Lily Hartenstien
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 tend to be more available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays,...

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