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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 Little Building residence hall.

First-year class settles in after year of upheaval

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
September 2, 2021

After a year of canceled proms, delayed graduations, and remote learning, the road to Emerson has been anything but normal for most first year students.  With...

When we were newbies at college, we might have encountered mean upperclassmen giving us a hard time or looking down on us. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

You were a freshman once, too

By Frances Hui
September 20, 2019

On the first day of classes this year, after I sprinted from the Park Street Station to the Walker Building, I took the stairs to avoid the long line for...

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions enrolled the highest number of international students in college’s history this fall semester.
Graphic by Allison Hagan // Beacon Staff

College admits highest number of first-time international students

By Stefania Lugli
September 15, 2018

The Class of 2022 delivers the highest numbers of international students in the school’s history. This follows the college’s record-high number of...

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