Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Fans sat in pods of two or four for the game.

Column: It was great to be back in Fenway Park

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
April 8, 2021

Before Saturday, “Play Ball!” was an expression I hadn’t heard in Fenway Park since game two of the 2018 World Series. My return to Fenway Park on Saturday also marked the first in-person baseball...

Emerson senior defeated in special election

Emerson senior defeated in special election

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
April 1, 2021

Richard Fucillo, a senior communications major, fell short in his bid to become the youngest lawmaker on Beacon Hill this Tuesday—though he managed to place second in the race as an independent candidate. Garnering...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,508 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 14, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,508 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a decline from the 1,548 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 30.  Cases in the state have steadily declined over the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,928 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 25, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,928 new coronavirus cases Thursday, a rise from the 1,788 new infections reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 33.  Thursday marks the twelfth day in a row cases have...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,949 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 13, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,949 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a decrease from the 2,228 new infections reported on Friday. The death toll rose by 65.  Monday’s total of 1,276 new cases was the lowest...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,319 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 9, 2021

Emerson reported three new positive COVID-19 tests on Tuesday out of the 1,188 tests administered on Monday and three tests administered on Sunday. The college’s cumulative positive tests since testing...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. speaking at a COVID-19 update inside the Massachusetts State House.

Massachusetts reports 1,276 new coronavirus cases, lowest since Jan. 2

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 8, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,276 new coronavirus cases Monday, a significant decrease from the 3,004 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 55.   Monday’s report of 1,276 is the lowest...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,968 new cases, lowest since Nov. 30

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 2, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,968 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, a drastic decrease from the 2,220 new infections reported Monday. The death toll rose by 45, a slight rise from Monday’s 30.  Tuesday’s...

Massachusetts reports 2,546 new cases, 46 deaths

Massachusetts reports 2,546 new cases, 46 deaths

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
January 31, 2021

Massachusetts reported 2,546 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a sharp decrease from the 3,957 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 46, a decline from Saturday’s 87. Mayor Martin J....

Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 2,781 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 29, 2021

Massachusetts reported 2,781 new coronavirus cases Friday, a dramatic fall from the 4,222 new infections reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 98, a significant rise from the 43 reported Thursday and...

The main entrance of the Walgreens in downtown Boston.

College maintains flu shot policy despite state reversal

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
January 28, 2021

Emerson will continue to require students to receive a seasonal flu vaccine despite the reversal of the Massachusetts policy that initially brought on the mandate, college officials confirmed this week. The...

Katherine Mancia, daughter of Marias owner Cristian Mancia

Maria’s Taqueria faces financial trouble amidst coronavirus pandemic

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
January 27, 2021

Cristian Mancia, the owner of Maria’s Taqueria, starts his day working his full-time job at a financial company. Once finished, he heads over to his family-owned restaurant on Tremont Street, sometimes...

Laura Beth Levis

Massachusetts passes Laura’s Law in honor of late Emerson alum

By Alec Klusza, Assistant News Editor
January 21, 2021

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed “Laura’s Law” on Friday, named after a beloved Emerson alumna who died of an asthma attack in 2016 while sitting outside a locked emergency room door. In...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 5,278 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 13, 2021

Emerson reported one new positive out of 253 new tests administered on Jan. 11 and 12, marking the first time Emerson’s dashboard has been updated since Dec. 22, a full three weeks where no new data...

Gov. Charlie Baker provides a COVID-19 update while touring the first responder vaccination site at the Worcester Senior Center on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Massachusetts reports 4,906 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 12, 2021

Massachusetts reported 4,906 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, a rise from the 4,239 new infections reported Monday. The death toll rose by 67.  Tuesday marks the second time since Jan. 3 that cases have...

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