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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Pete Chvany (center), a former Emerson professor and longtime mens soccer coach

‘A friend to hundreds of Emersonians’: Pete Chvany, former professor and men’s soccer coach, dies at age 81

By Frankie Rowley
Published September 23, 2021

Pete Chvany’s three-decade tenure at Emerson was more than just an academic career—according to his son Alec Chvany ‘95, it was just the “third...

A 40th annual EVVY Award

Here are the winners of the 40th annual EVVY Awards

By Mariyam Quaisar
Published May 7, 2021

Emerson’s 40th annual EVVY Awards are finally here. The ceremony will stream live on YouTube, starting at 7 p.m. EST, hosted by Anania Williams and Cedrick...


EVVY Awards delay nomination announcements

By Dana Gerber
Published April 6, 2020

The 39th EVVY Awards delayed nomination announcements until April 15 due to complications arising from the COVID-19 health crisis, according to EVVYs...

Students moving out of their dorms in March 2020

COVID-19 at Emerson: The Story So Far

By Dana Gerber
Published March 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has left little of Emerson College unscathed as the quickly growing public health crisis ignites action from national, state, and...

Coronavirus pandemic shuts down 39th EVVY awards

Coronavirus pandemic shuts down 39th EVVY awards

By Dana Gerber
Published March 16, 2020

The EVVYs canceled both of their award ceremonies for the first time in the show's 39-year history due to the public health risk surrounding the COVID-19...

President M. Lee Pelton responds to community unrest following COVID-19 pandemic.

Pelton responds to “unprecedented” COVID-19 uncertainty

By Dana Gerber, Assistant Enterprise Editor
Published March 11, 2020

President M. Lee Pelton said many answers concerning long-term extracurricular continuation, housing feasibility, summer and fall classes, and room, board,...

Junior Elinor Bonifant submitted her podcast, The Haunted Hour, to the 38th Annual EVVY Awards, causing it to win the first ever award in the Outstanding Podcast category. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

The Haunted Hour rises from the dead for season two

By Kaitlyn Mettetal
Published October 21, 2019

Trapped in Boston Logan Airport during a flight delay, junior Elinor Bonifant hastily connected to the slower-than-molasses public wi-fi. Bonifant submitted...

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