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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

Ansin Building of Emerson College

College endowment balloons amid pandemic

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-large
November 11, 2021

Emerson’s investments generated a 32.7 percent return in 2021, indicating a promising future for the college despite the financial pressures of COVID-19. As...

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Emerson official expects Marlboro endowment to pay incoming faculty

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
November 19, 2019

While most details surrounding Emerson College's acquisition of Marlboro College remain unknown, an administration official said they expect part of the...

Some students, including myself, cannot spare five dollars to a school that already does not meet our financial needs. / Illustration by Christine Park

Students shouldn’t be responsible for fueling the endowment fund

By Melanie Curry
November 8, 2019

Last week, Student Government Association Executive Treasurer Abigail Semple wrote in a letter to the editor, “At Emerson College, we have a problem.” She...

Letter: Abigail Semple advocates community members to donate to the colleges endowment

Letter: Abigail Semple advocates community members to donate to the college’s endowment

By Letter to the editor
October 30, 2019

Abigail Semple is the executive treasurer for the Emerson College Student Government Association. To the editor: At Emerson College, we have a problem....

Two members of the student organization Earth Emerson.

College considers fossil fuel divestment

By Andrew Stanton
November 1, 2018

The Board of Trustees Investment Committee agreed to withdraw, or divest, part of the college’s endowment from unknown fossil fuel companies in an October...

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