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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 mens lacrosse helmet bearing the California Republics flag.

Lion country: how Emerson attracts student-athletes from all over America.

March 29, 2023

At Emerson, high school graduates from all over the country and the world come in droves to pursue their passions—and this variety is well-reflected...

Senior attacker and captain Nick Fuglione leads the rush against the Wentworth Leopards.

Men’s lacrosse looks to capitalize on a new season

February 26, 2023

On a sunny Connecticut afternoon last April, the Emerson men’s lacrosse team was in a tie game with six minutes left in the fourth quarter—six minutes...

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

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...

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

Men’s lacrosse excited to make return to Rotch Field

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...

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

In-season sports receive green light to continue season

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...

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

Sports are back: student athletes grateful for spring season

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

Celotto’s six goals propel Lions to road win

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...

The Lions totaled 34 ground balls on Wednesday.

Lions fall to undefeated Widener

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...

Courtesy of Skyler Celotto

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...