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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

The Minnesota assault overturn shows that the justice system is going backward

The Minnesota assault overturn shows that the justice system is going backward

By Mariyam Quaisar
Published April 8, 2021

Through recent Instagram posts, I found out the state of Minnesota does not fairly investigate a sexual assault case if the victim was voluntarily intoxicated....

People over 21 can use cannabis recreationally and legally according to Massachusetts state law, but for Emerson students, this isn’t the case. Abby Noyes/ Beacon Staff

Beacon Breakdown: What’s the case with cannabis on-campus?

By Kaitlyn Mettetal
Published November 7, 2018

Nearly two years after the legalization of recreational cannabis use in Massachusetts the college remains substance-free in accordance with federal laws...

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