Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Bless your heart: a love letter to the true South

Bless your heart: a love letter to the true South

By Meg Richards, Opinion Editor
February 1, 2023

When I came to Boston this past September, I learned something about how relative the idea of “the South” vs. “the North” is. In Virginia, where I grew up, my friends and I rarely regard ourselves...

President M. Lee Pelton will head a Boston committee tasked with combating racism and inequality.

President Pelton and other college officials condemn Anti-Asian hate crimes committed in Georgia Tuesday

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 17, 2021

President M. Lee Pelton and other high ranking administrators condemned the three shootings that occurred in Atlanta, Georgia last night, resulting in the deaths of eight people, six of whom were Asian...

A Georgia lawn with signs for Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, both running in Georgias two runoff Senate races.

Georgian students strive to flip the Senate

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
January 5, 2021

Over 1,000 miles from the Boston campus, some of Emerson’s 47 Georgian students are vying to send two Democratic hopefuls to the Senate on Tuesday, which would give President-elect Joseph R. Biden total...

A Washington D.C. man displays a Youre Fired sign.

Students from key battleground states express hope, excitement after Biden win

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
November 15, 2020

Some Emerson students woke up on November 7 with a unique sense of hometown pride, seeing their states vote blue for the first time in years. The presidential election had just been called for former Vice...

The election results play to a deserted Dining Center

As Trump’s chances narrow, optimistic student body awaits final election results

By Charlie McKenna and Dana Gerber
November 4, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed victories in several key battleground states Wednesday, laying clear his path to the presidency while narrowing the chances of incumbent President Donald Trump’s...

Junior Will Dean and Will Grattan-Smith of University of Miami made the best of their remote learning semester, successfully establishing their own clothing brand, Wonderboy.

Junior launches ‘Wonderboy’ clothing brand in midst of pandemic

By Shawna Konieczny, Staff Writer
November 4, 2020

Junior Will Dean started Wonderboy Clothing LLC, a streetwear clothing line that sells shirts and hoodies featuring designs from artists, with a friend while taking classes remotely this semester.  In...

Election results will continue to stream in throughout the night

Live Updates: Election results from across the country roll in

By Charlie McKenna
November 3, 2020

Hour by hour, polling stations across the country are closing, and results from the highly contentious 2020 general election are beginning to pour in. Below is a state-by-state breakdown of results...

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