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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Places They Call Home photo practicum in the Huret and Spector Gallery in the Tufte Building.

Fall 2021 photo practicum ‘Places They Call Home’ captures an array of student experiences

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
December 9, 2021

Upon walking into the Huret and Spector Gallery on the sixth floor of the Tufte Building this week, one is greeted by a professional, vibrant, and emotional exhibition filling the space around them. The...

Emerson community members memorializing the victims of 9/11.

‘Waking memories’: Emerson students reflect on 20 years since 9/11

By Bailey Allen, Editor-at-Large
September 21, 2021

The 20th anniversary of 9/11 marks an important milestone in the commemoration of the attacks—coming at a time where most college-aged students were either born after or were too young at the time to...

Center for Spiritual Life creates COVID-19 vigil for grieving community members

Center for Spiritual Life creates COVID-19 vigil for grieving community members

By Bailey Allen, Editor-at-Large
April 15, 2021

In the lobby of 172 Tremont stands a small table adorned with electric candles and stickers with names of people and experiences lost over the past year—a space of reflection and remembrance for Emerson...

Unfortunately, collective grief comes alongside numbness. We, as a human collective, when overwhelmed with so much sorrow, seem to have an “off” switch.

Traversing grief in a pandemic

By Joshua Sokol, Staff Writer
March 17, 2021

While scrolling through Twitter—a passive and frequent pandemic pastime—I’ll see tweets along the lines of “We survived 2020; that’s something to celebrate.” While of course, that is something...

President-elect Joe Biden visits the cemetery where his son Beau, his wife Neilia, and daughter Naomi are buried.

Biden’s win is defined by his personal losses

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
November 9, 2020

On Election Day, before Joe Biden’s final stops on the campaign trail, he paid a stop to Greenville, Delaware. He attended Mass at Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Roman Catholic Church. After the service,...

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