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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Therapy dogs, chair massages and more: Iwasaki Library to host Cirque de De-Stress this Friday

Therapy dogs, chair massages and more: Iwasaki Library to host Cirque de De-Stress this Friday

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
December 1, 2021

In the midst of the most stressful time of any college student’s semester—finals week—the Iwasaki Library will be hosting Cirque de De-Stress, a Spirit Award winning event where students can unwind...

Cutler Majestic Theater, one of ArtEmerson’s performance venues.

ArtsEmerson hosts first event since March 2020

By Sophia Pargas and Mariyam Quaisar
September 9, 2021

ArtsEmerson’s first in-person event in 18 months—an open house in the Cutler Majestic Theatre on Wednesday—aimed to reintroduce the public to theater and encourage them to get excited about this...

Soledad OBrien speaking to graduates during 2019s commencement ceremony.

Inaugural ‘Emerson Week’ to honor college traditions, graduates

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 9, 2021

The college announced a new community-wide event, “Emerson Week,” via a Tuesday email, set to take place in May to honor traditions and celebrate the Emerson community virtually.  The events of...

Photo credit: Photography Staff

New series launches as a response to recent hate graffiti on campus

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
February 10, 2020

President M. Lee Pelton called for defeating bigotry and racism in a speech Wednesday at the college's first Creative Expression Against Hate series in the Lion's Den.Provost and Vice President of Academic...

American Vandal creators Dan Perrault ‘09 and Tony Yacenda ‘09 with Emersons screenwriting organization, SPEC. Photo Courtesy of Rachel Gaudet

“American Vandal” creators talk Emerson Mafia, Chocolate Cake City, and Lil’ Dicky at panel

By Annika Hom
November 13, 2018

American Vandal creators Dan Perrault ‘09 and Tony Yacenda ‘09 danced, joked, and took selfies with students at an Emerson panel where they shared production advice. Screenwriting organization...

Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Events on campus: Oct. 15-20

By Cassandre Coyer
October 14, 2018

Emerson has many students and organizations that host events. This is exhibited through EmConnect’s event page. The Beacon Living Arts section went through the events for the next week and picked out...

Dante Basco was ASIAs keynote speaker last Tuesday. Photo by Maysoon Khan.

Last Airbender star talks representation at ASIA panel

By Maysoon Khan
March 29, 2018

From break-dancing in the streets of California to being the voice of Prince Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender, accomplished Filipino-American voice actor and actor Dante Basco visited Emerson College...

Boston has many fun things to do for Valentines Day. Illustration: Laura King / Beacon Staff

Fall in love with these sweet suggestions for Valentine’s Day

By Ian Sloan
February 8, 2018

Valentine’s Day arrives this Wednesday, and there are plenty of fun events in the Boston area to partake in with or without a significant other: 1) Xs and Os (with an Emphasis on the Ex’s) Wednesday,...

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