Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson graduate student Carlie Brainard is set to run this years Boston Marathon. Courtesy Carlie Brainard.

Emerson graduate student to run Boston Marathon

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
February 24, 2022

When Emerson graduate student Carlie Brainard finished her undergraduate degree at Iona College last May, she decided it was time for a new challenge. “It’s as simple as one night, I decided I wanted...

From left to right, Yağmur Topçu, Zyanya Dickey, and Zoë Gadegbeku discussed their experiences at a panel for international students. Photo: Brooke Northrup / Beacon Staff

International students request more resources

By Max Reyes
March 28, 2018

Sophomore Yağmur Topçu’s improvisation class last year required her to speak spontaneously. But the words didn’t come naturally to her as a non-native English speaker. “The class is about impulses,”...

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