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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

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Listen up seniors, cause this is it

By Mariyam Quaisar, Managing Editor / April 17, 2024

Opinion editors are not responsible for agreeing or disagreeing with their writers but rather elevate each individual’s specific voice.  My four...

Head Over Feels: The story doesn’t end here

Head Over Feels: The story doesn’t end here

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor / May 11, 2020

I started writing love columns by accident.  One Wednesday during the first semester of my sophomore year, my boyfriend at the time broke up with me...

As far as I can tell, students seem to be taking two main approaches to the school’s announcement of its plans for dealing with COVID-19.

Let others cope with uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 on their own terms

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor / March 11, 2020

On Tuesday, I followed along on my phone as I flew back to Boston and watched school after school announce their plans to address the COVID-19 outbreak....

It’s so easy to long for freshman year, when all we had to answer was our name, major, pronouns, and where we’re from. Photo: Cassandra Martinez/Beacon Staff

Riding the waves of college nostalgia

By Melissa Duffy / February 4, 2018

During my freshman year, it didn’t occur to me college would someday end. I sat on flurries of lint that covered my dorm room carpet, played cards,...