Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The Skunks were officially recognized on campus as an organization in 2019.

Emerson Skunks seek to expand community this season

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
September 14, 2022

As the fall semester kicks off and the temperature begins to mellow out, Emerson’s ultimate frisbee team, the Skunks, reclaims its spot on the baseball field in the Boston Commons for another year of...

The Skunks in the Boston Common

Fun-loving ultimate frisbee team set to return to competition

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 12, 2021

The emphatically fun Emerson Skunks, the college’s ultimate frisbee team, are preparing for their first competition since the Northeast Mixed Regionals Division B championship they won in 2019. On...

Robby Gessel catches a frisbee during ultimate frisbee practice for the Emerson Skunks.

Emerson Skunks keep ultimate disc alive through pandemic

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 21, 2020

Pandemic or not, there’s no stopping the Skunks.  The college’s co-ed ultimate Frisbee team practices two to three times a week in Boston Common during the altered semester, all while adhering...

After former captains Cam Barth (pictured) and Kate Nelson left the team, Jared Merrifield and Tori Purcell have assumed their leadership positions.

Skunks stay connected despite abbreviated spring season

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
April 22, 2020

When Emerson announced the college would be closing its campus and moving to online learning in March, the ultimate disc team’s spring season was about to begin.  The Skunks, who received school-affiliated...

Elvis Chen catches the frisbee during a team practice.

Skunks end fall season as regional champions

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
November 6, 2019

In their final possessions as members of the Emerson Skunks, senior captain Kate Nelson reeled in a pass from junior co-captain Cameron Barth for the game-winning score this past Sunday, capturing the...

The Emerson Skunks lost in the semifinals of the Huck for Hope charity tournament on Sunday. Photo by Domenic Conte / Beacon Staff

Emerson Skunks compete in ‘Huck for Hope’ charity tournament

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
April 8, 2019

The college’s ultimate disc club, the Emerson Skunks, participated in the sixth annual Huck for Hope charity tournament on Sunday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Skunks and four...

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