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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

Megan Quirk sets up a plastic pumpkin basket outside a Colonial dorm in preparation for Halloween.

A Halloween without tricks or treats: How students are celebrating this year

By Lucia Thorne
Published October 14, 2020

The pandemic is making it trickier to get treats. Every year, the night of Oct. 31 normally calls for costume contests, frat parties, and trick-or-treating....

Oujia boards were banned from the Charlesgate hotel in 1990 because of the psychological effect they had on students.

Getting ‘ghosted’ at Emerson? It’s more common than you think.

By Karissa Schaefer
Published September 24, 2020

While working a lighting call on “Follies” in the Cutler Majestic Theatre, Greg Crafts ‘03 remembers being pushed to the edge of the top balcony...

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