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

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

The Berkeley Beacon

Residence hall visitation restored, community lounges and kitchens reopening for fall

Residence hall visitation restored, community lounges and kitchens reopening for fall

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
Published May 11, 2021

Emerson will loosen guest policies in on-campus housing for the fall semester, reversing pandemic-era restrictions as vaccinations in the state continue...

Paramount residence halls are designated as a quarantine and isolation space in the fall for ill and exposed students.

Emerson to offer on-campus housing to some students over winter break

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
Published October 17, 2020

Emerson will offer limited housing to some on-campus students during the final two weeks of the fall semester and through winter break. Fewer than 80...

Business Services decided to eliminate the $1.75 cost for laundry services after student complaints about affordability.  Photo: Cullen Granzen / Berkeley Beacon

On-campus students wash and dry for free

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
Published September 6, 2018

Students no longer pay for each load of laundry after the college decided to eliminate the cost. Business Services Director Karen Dickinson said students...

Despite calls from students to decrease costs, Emerson will increase tuition and room and board rates by two percent for the 2020-21 academic year.

Lottery gives freshmen chance to opt out of campus housing

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
Published March 14, 2018

Some freshmen will enter a lottery for permission to move off-campus while some upperclassmen will apply to do the opposite this spring. Freshmen...

New housing software to smooth out application process

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
Published March 1, 2018

The Office of Housing and Residence Life will be switching to a new software platform for the spring 2018 application cycle. Assistant Director of Housing...

Three candidates for the assistant dean of campus life presented in the Emerson Skybox.
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Search for assistant dean of campus life nears end

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
Published December 7, 2017

The search for an assistant dean for campus life has been narrowed to three candidates, with a final decision expected from Associate Dean for Campus...

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