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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

Attendees painting pots.

Campus organizations host Earthfest to reflect on sustainable strides

By Maddie Barron
Published April 26, 2023

Emersonians celebrated a year’s worth of sustainability strides and reflected on further increasing climate awareness at the 2022-23 Earthfest on Saturday,...

The Little Building residence hall.

College greenhouse gas emissions increase with Little Building reopening

By Patrick Pierce, Beacon Correspondent
Published December 12, 2020

An annual city report found that Emerson’s greenhouse gas emissions saw a slight increase in 2019 with the reopening of the Little Building residential...

EDITORIAL: Making changes before the climate does

EDITORIAL: Making changes before the climate does

By Editorial Board
Published October 18, 2018

At issue: Student engagement with sustainability Our take: We must do more Over a week ago, the New York Times detailed a seemingly apocalyptic...

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
Published 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...

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