Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The Massachusetts State Senate passed a bill which would ban all plastic bags in the state. The house will vote on the bill next year. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Correspondent

Mass. Senate moves forward with plastic bag ban

By Anissa Gardizy
November 22, 2019

BEACON HILL — The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill that would ban the use of plastic bags across the state on Wednesday, taking precedence over more than 120 communities who have already passed ordinances...

Boston Climate Strike attendees march down Tremont Street towards the State House on Friday. Sam Hwang / Beacon Correspondent

Youth-led strike pressures Mass. legislature to act on climate change

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
September 21, 2019

Thousands of demonstrators gathered at City Hall Plaza and marched to the State House Friday to participate in the Boston Climate Strike, part of an international youth-led movement to demand legislative...

The colleges greenhouse gas emissions saw an uptick after the reopening of the Little Building.

College hopes to earn LEED certification for Little Building

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
February 7, 2019

The college hopes to receive a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification from the U.S. Green Building Council to make the Little Building environmentally friendly, according to a college...

SGA appoints new chief justice, sustainability commissioner

SGA appoints new chief justice, sustainability commissioner

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
January 31, 2019

The Student Government Association unanimously voted to appoint a new chief justice and sustainability commissioner at their Jan. 29 meeting. Sophomore Brilee Carey assumed the role of chief justice...

Load More Stories