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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 5 new positives for second straight day

April 13, 2021

Emerson reported 5 new positive COVID-19 tests on Tuesday out of the 1,288 tests administered Monday, marking a positivity rate of .39 percent and bringing...

A sign of the COVID testing site of Emerson College and Tufts University.

Emerson reports 5 new positive COVID-19 tests, bringing spring semester total to 156

April 12, 2021

Emerson reported 5 new positive COVID-19 tests Monday out of the 912 tests administered Friday, bringing the total number of positives over the spring...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 2,263 new coronavirus cases

April 3, 2021

Massachusetts reported 2,263 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a rise from the 2,160 new infections reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 36.  Saturday’s...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 1,817 new coronavirus cases

March 28, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,817 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a rise from the 2,362 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 29.  Saturday’s...

On-campus spaces see loosened capacity limits

On-campus spaces see loosened capacity limits

March 28, 2021

Room capacity limits in some indoor spaces on Emerson’s campus were increased last week, a result of low positive COVID-19 tests and a declining positivity...

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,678 new coronavirus cases

March 21, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,678 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a slight decline from the 1,880 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 33.  Cases...

Emersons testing site is located at a Tufts Medical Center facility on the corner of Harrison Ave. and Kneeland St.

Emerson reports 2 new positive COVID-19 tests, semester total nearing 100

March 16, 2021

Emerson reported two new positive COVID-19 tests on Monday out of the 1,261 tests administered Monday, leaving the college’s cumulative positive tests...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. speaking at a COVID-19 update inside the Massachusetts State House.

Massachusetts reports 1,413 new coronavirus cases

March 10, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,413 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, a significant rise from the 1,006 new infections reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by...

Students working in a control room for a visual and media arts course.

Emerson announces continuation of hybrid learning through Fall 2021

February 22, 2021

Emerson will continue its “flex learning” program through the Fall 2021 semester, President M. Lee Pelton announced in a Monday morning email.  Fall...

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