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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The Office of Financial Aid in the Union Bank Building.

Some students turn to crowdfunding to pay for Emerson education

By Luna Theus, Staff Writer
April 7, 2021

With a yearly price tag of $50,240 for tuition and fees, $69,712 for in-state students living on campus, and an average financial aid package of $17,000, some Emerson students are resorting to the online...

Music venues have been struggling trough the COVID-19 pandemic due to the nature of their business.

In the wake of COVID-19, independent music venues adapt their model to survive

By Joshua Sokol, Staff Writer
September 30, 2020

Live performance venues are one of the many businesses adversely affected by COVID-19. Since they rely on shoulder-to-shoulder contact and gathering large crowds of people, it’s unlikely any will return...

NOTE: ‘My father decided to cut ties with me for standing in solidarity’ with #BLM

NOTE: ‘My father decided to cut ties with me for standing in solidarity’ with #BLM

September 2, 2020

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: The Beacon removed this story, titled “‘My father decided to cut ties with me for standing in solidarity’ with #BLM,” after hearing feedback from communities of color on campus...

The Emerson Staff Union is hoping to have some of their sacrificed benefits reinstated, especially for some of the at-risk staff members.

Staff Union launches fundraiser in support of Black communities in Boston

By Charlie McKenna
June 19, 2020

The Emerson College Staff Union launched a fundraising campaign Friday for two local charities led by Black Americans.  The union is focusing on Violence in Boston, an organization that supports victims...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 10/25: GoFundMe update, Head Of The Charles Regatta, and Patriots column

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 10/25: GoFundMe update, Head Of The Charles Regatta, and Patriots column

October 25, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 10/25: GoFundMe update, Head Of The Charles Regatta, and Patriots column" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Wednesday with the sixth...

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Junior returns funds raised for homeless men following discovery of sex-offender status

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
October 22, 2019

Junior Karigan Wright disabled her GoFundMe campaign for three local homeless men after learning all are registered as level-three sex offenders in Massachusetts.  Karigan raised almost $3,000 for...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Daniel Hollis, GoFundMe for Smiley, Gaby Dunn

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Daniel Hollis, GoFundMe for Smiley, Gaby Dunn

October 4, 2019

Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Friday with the third episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour—a morning radio program dedicated to discussing both campus and city news with a splice of music...

Photo: Jakob Menendez

Junior raises money to help homeless men secure winter housing

By Cassandre Coyer
October 2, 2019

Editor's note: Continued coverage on this story can be found here.  Junior Karigan Wright, like many students, walks by the 2 Boylston Place alley everyday when hustling through the crowded sidewalks...

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