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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

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Former WERS General Manager Jack Casey

Jack Casey leaves WERS after 16 years

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
Published July 12, 2021

While Jack Casey may have retired from his role as general manager of Emerson’s WERS radio station, don’t expect the Emerson alumnus to leave the college...

“Colbert and Dubs host Ryan Ribeiro lost access to his producers room after the college converted it into an office. Tivara Tanudjaja / Beacon Correspondent

College converts ETIN producer’s room to WERS office

By Brynn O'Connor
Published September 22, 2019

Sophomore Jeremy Guerin, a host of a sports radio show on Emerson’s Talk and Information Network, walked into a studio in the Ansin building this September...

WERS Operations Manager Howard Simpson pulled music by Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, and Jussie Smollett from his show. Photo by Hongyu Liu / Beacon Staff

Late-night WERS program pulls controversial artists’ songs

By Hongyu Liu, Multimedia Managing Editor
Published March 20, 2019

A programmer for WERS removed songs by controversial artists from his playlist between December and March of the 2018-19 academic year. The artists...

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