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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Lex Torrington and Austin Franklin with Archies New York Deli owners Emilio and Michael the day of the official signing.

Emerson men’s lacrosse player signs the first NIL deal in college history

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
March 17, 2022

Two men’s lacrosse players, Austin Franklin and Lex Torrington, combined to secure the first deal regarding a player’s Name, Image, and Likeness in the college’s history. The NCAA changed its...

Austin Franklin at media day in preparation for the 2022 season.

Men’s lacrosse excited to make return to Rotch Field

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 17, 2022

The artificial turf at Rotch Field hasn’t seen a men’s lacrosse game since February 2020, but the Lions will make their return this Saturday to start their 2022 season. At the outbreak of the COVID-19...

Senior Lindsey Lowe scored a run in game on of Saturdays doubleheader.

In-season sports receive green light to continue season

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 15, 2021

In-season sports teams will be allowed to return to their respective fields this week to participate in practices and games as the weeklong halt of most campus activities is set to be lifted Thursday morning,...

Mens lacrosse team started their season off with a win against Nichols College.

Sports are back: student athletes grateful for spring season

By Christopher Williams and Joey DuBois
March 4, 2021

Nearly a year after their season came to an unexpected halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emerson’s spring sports teams will be the first programs to compete in an official season since last March. “When...

Softball head coach Phil McElroy (center) is one of many coaches who developed an online recruiting approach.

Coaches get creative to tackle pandemic-era recruiting

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
October 29, 2020

In a typical year of recruiting for Emerson sports teams, prospective student athletes visit the campus, meet with coaches, watch a team game, and even stay in dorms overnight with a player. But during...

The baseball team will begin practicing this week while adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Lions claim 35 spots on NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team

By Lara Hill
May 14, 2020

The cancellation of spring sports at the college left many student athletes devastated; however, senior pitcher Sam Knox said the announcement of the NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team brought some positivity...

The Lions recorded their second win of the season on Saturday.

Celotto’s six goals propel Lions to road win

By Alberto Gilman
March 7, 2020

Sophomore midfielder Skyler Celotto scored six goals in the men’s lacrosse team’s 15–6 victory over Nichols College on Saturday.  The Lions scored three goals in the first quarter, holding Nichols...

The Lions totaled 34 ground balls on Wednesday.

Lions fall to undefeated Widener

By Alberto Gilman
March 5, 2020

The men’s lacrosse team is now 1-2 on the season following a 17-7 loss to undefeated Widener University. Freshmen attacker Cameron McNeal scored a goal off an assist from sophomore midfielder Peirce...

Courtesy of Skyler Celotto

Emerson remembers Daniel Hollis’ kindness, warmth, and his love for Travis Scott

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
November 21, 2019

Emerson Sophomore Daniel Hollis was the type of team player and friend that showed up to lacrosse practice on a chilly fall day even though he had bronchitis and knew he couldn’t step onto the field.  Senior...

Powers (left) and Meyers (right), who share a triple in 2 Boylston Place, combined for 17 goals in their first nine game. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff

Roommate chemistry shines on field

By Albany Alexander
April 4, 2018

As he entered Rotch Field, freshman Stevie Powers felt a nervous sensation in his stomach. This feeling was familiar, he’d experienced it before every game since he made varsity lacrosse as a freshman...

Emerson mens lacrosse opened its NEWMAC play with a 28-6 loss to Springfield College on March 30. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff

Men’s lacrosse: Lions face injury woes as conference play begins

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
April 2, 2018

The Emerson men’s lacrosse team began conference play in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference with a tough 28-6 defeat to Springfield College on March 30 after losing multiple key...

Brush opened the season with a five goal game against Mount Ida College. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff

Good vibrations: junior finds early scoring success

By Joseph Davidi
March 29, 2018

Grooving on and off the field, Jared Brush led the Emerson men’s lacrosse team to a hot start early in the season. Brush, a junior, scored 28 goals last season—his personal best. He’s on track...

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