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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Angus Abercrombie in front of the Massachusetts State House.

‘No one is underqualified’: first-year jumps head-on into local politics

By Chloe Els, Staff Writer
September 21, 2022

First-year and political communications major Angus Abercrombie is running to represent Precinct 8 in Belmont, MA, at its biannual town meeting. He announced his first political campaign via Twitter in...

Supporting medical frontliners

Supporting medical frontliners

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer
April 29, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we support the medical frontliners who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, with producer Melissa Rosales, Vice President for Government and Community Relations in...

Op-ed: Backing the government’s action to end shutdowns forever

Op-ed: Backing the government’s action to end shutdowns forever

By Diti Kohli, Print Designer
February 12, 2019

The longest partial government shutdown in United States history came to an end on Jan. 25, but not without introducing the threat of a second shutdown. Thankfully, after a 35-day period of scathing partisan...

The cardboard mosaic will be installed in the State House from Jan. 29 to Feb. 2. Photo: Justin Scott Johnson / Beacon Staff

Climate meets culture at State House event

By Annika Hom
January 25, 2018

Paintings depicting zebras running through grasslands, trees with neon tops, and environmental pleas such as, “Whatever you do, see the planet and save it,” decorated the lobby of the Massachusetts...

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