Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Filing for an ESA at Emerson College is overwhelming

By Riley Nemes, Beacon Correspondent
October 12, 2022

Before entering college, I knew I would never be able to make it through the stress of balancing classes and clubs without something to ground me. I needed something to comfort me during my inevitable...

Kyle Eber, President of Emerson Mystic, with his cat Tetra.

Emotional support animals on-campus double as mental health diagnoses increase nationally

By Carlee Bronkema, Staff Reporter
October 23, 2019

Junior Grayson Pitt said his emotional support animal, Credence, prompts him to take care of himself and begin other tasks for the day—his gecko’s dependence on him is soothing.  “Once I take...

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