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

Courtesy Rachel Choi

Monopoly on dreaming: Disillusionment of the American Dream

By Rachel Choi, Illustrations/Graphics Editor & Chief Copyeditor & Social Media Manager / April 17, 2024

Three things I learned when I became sentient: the alphabet lied to me, the world was, in fact, not my oyster, and the American Dream was the white man’s...

Illustration by Rachel Choi

One step forward, two steps back: immigration policies in the United States

By Rachel Choi, Illustrations/Graphics Editor & Chief Copyeditor & Social Media Manager / March 8, 2023

It’s been three years since former President Donald Trump was in office, but it seems his presence refuses to leave the room.  On Feb. 21, the Biden...

Michelle Wu greets supporters after winning the mayoral election on Nov. 2.

Wu triumphs in mayor’s race; first woman, person of color to be elected to city’s top job

By Frankie Rowley and Bailey Allen / November 2, 2021

Michelle Wu secured victory in Boston’s mayoral election Tuesday night, defeating her opponent, at-large city councilor Annissa Essaibi George, by nearly...