Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

A World Health Organization graphic detailing the number of confirmed cases around the world. Photo credit: World Health Organization

College advises awareness of Coronavirus symptoms

By Chris Van Buskirk and Parker Purifoy
January 25, 2020
In a statement released Friday, the college urged students to be vigilant in recognizing Coronavirus symptoms following two confirmed cases of the disease in the United States.
The college purchased Narcan for each building and the Health and Wellness Center at $91 a unit. Emily Oliver / Beacon Staff

Beacon Breakdown: What happens when someone on campus experiences an opioid overdose?

By Hanna Marchesseault
January 30, 2019

College campuses around the country started taking the initiative to obtain Narcan, a nasal spray used to counteract the effects of an opioid overdose, in 2016, according to a National Public Radio article....

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