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

Emersons Los Angeles campus.

ELA classes to go virtual again in spring

November 14, 2020

Emerson’s Los Angeles program will hold classes entirely online in the spring semester, an extension of fall semester protocols, administrators announced...

Emersons Los Angeles campus.

ELA campus won’t reopen in the fall, classes to remain online

September 4, 2020

Emerson’s Los Angeles campus will not reopen for in-person classes in the fall semester in light of new COVID-19 guidance from LA county officials. The...

Tim Chang took over as associate dean of campus life and administration after a two-month search involving 110 applicants. Photo courtesy of Tim Chang

ELA welcomes new associate dean of student life

February 13, 2019

Emerson Los Angeles appointed Tim Chang as the new campus associate dean of student life and administration after a two-month search. ELA Vice President...

Signs similar to these were implemented at ELA. Photo: Justin Scott Johnson/Berkeley Beacon.

LA campus adds gender-neutral restroom signs

January 25, 2018

Emerson’s Los Angeles campus received a shipment of eight new stickers from the Boston campus that state: “Gender diversity is welcome here. Please...

After ELA, Ellory Smith created a comedy show to benefit local charities.
Courtesy of Ellory Smith

“Funnilingus” combines comedy and awareness in Hollywood

January 18, 2018

When visual and media arts major Ellory Smith decided to stay in Los Angeles after attending ELA senior year, she wanted to take on the lack of diversity...