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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. speaking at a COVID-19 update inside the Massachusetts State House.

Massachusetts reports 1,822 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 20, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,822 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a rise from the 1,679 new infections reported Friday. The death toll rose by 53. Saturday marks the ninth day in a row cases have fallen...

Emersons testing site is located at a Tufts Medical Center facility on the corner of Harrison Ave. and Kneeland St.

Massachusetts cases top 4,000 over two day period

By Charlie McKenna
November 27, 2020

Massachusetts reported 4,464 new coronavirus cases over a 48-hour period Friday. The total is up significantly from 3,224 new infections reported over a 30-hour period Wednesday. The state’s death total...

Emersons testing site is located at a Tufts Medical Center facility on the corner of Harrison Ave. and Kneeland St.

Emerson reports four new positives, 20 in last two weeks

By Charlie McKenna
November 26, 2020

Emerson reported four new positive test results Wednesday out of 784 new tests administered on Nov. 24 and 25, bringing the college’s cumulative positive tests to 52. Emerson’s cumulative testing total...

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh speaking at a press conference on June 1, 2020.

Walsh: latest Boston COVID-19 data heading in “right direction”

By Colin A. Young, State House News Service
November 25, 2020

On paper at least, the coronavirus situation in Boston looks to be improving to the point that leaders could soon start planning to bring students back into classrooms, Mayor Martin Walsh said Wednesday...

Emersons testing site is located at a Tufts Medical Center facility on the corner of Harrison Ave. and Kneeland St.

Massachusetts cases top 2,000 again, Emerson results delayed

By Charlie McKenna
November 24, 2020

Massachusetts reported 2,225 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, up from the 1,785 infections reported Monday. The number of deaths rose from 18 to 20.  New infections have steadily risen in the state since...

A person walks outside of South Station.

Emerson will limit overnight travel in spring semester policy

By Charlie McKenna
November 23, 2020

Administrators will impose harsh limitations on travel anywhere off-campus this spring in an attempt to limit the spread of the pandemic on campus.  Students who intend to travel anywhere overnight,...

Emersons testing site is located at a Tufts Medical Center facility on the corner of Harrison Ave. and Kneeland St.

Massachusetts cases fall below 2,000 for first time in a week

By Charlie McKenna
November 23, 2020

Massachusetts reported 1,785 new coronavirus cases Monday, a steep drop from the 2,721 infections reported Sunday. The number of deaths fell from 24 to 18.  New infections have steadily risen in the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 2,721 new coronavirus cases

By Charlie McKenna
November 22, 2020

Massachusetts reported 2,721 new coronavirus cases and 24 deaths Sunday, as new infections in the state continue to increase dramatically. Sunday’s case total is a slight drop from 2,991 reported...

Emersons COVID-19 testing center at the corner of Kneeland Street and Harrison Ave.

Emerson reports four new positive COVID-19 tests, weekly total up to 16

By Charlie McKenna and Andrew Brinker
November 21, 2020

The college reported four new positive COVID-19 test results among community members Saturday, pushing the college’s weekly testing total to 16, and positivity rate for the week to .47 percent, by far...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 2,991 new coronavirus cases

By Charlie McKenna
November 21, 2020

Massachusetts reported 2,991 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths Saturday, as new infections in the state continue to increase dramatically. Saturday’s case total is a steep rise from 2,288 reported...

Daniel Hollis (No. 27) died after an altercation in Brighton. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Sophomore on life support following altercation at party

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
September 30, 2019

Updated 10/1/19: The article was updated to include an emailed statement from President Lee Pelton Updated 10/1/19: The article was updated to include a statement from the Suffolk District Attorney's...

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