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

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

The Berkeley Beacon

The College Board doesn’t care about you

The College Board doesn’t care about you

February 15, 2023

It’s time to stop pretending like there’s anything “advanced” about Advanced Placement classes. Let’s leave the College Board in the past where...

Kyle Labe - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Remembering Matthew Shepard 21 years later

October 29, 2019

My high school selected The Laramie Project for its fall production during my senior year. This was a shock to me, knowing my town and the conservative...

Kyle Labe - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

When sexuality steals your youth

October 22, 2018

Over the summer I celebrated my best friend’s 21st birthday with him and some others from high school. We drank beer, sat around a fire pit, and shared...