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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Protesters march in front of Quincy Market.

Protesters demand statewide recognition of Indigenous People’s Day

By Parker Garlough and Margaux Jubin
October 12, 2022

On Saturday, Indigenous people and allies assembled to commemorate Indigenous People’s Day and call attention to the day’s lack of holiday status in Massachusetts.  The march was organized by Indigenous...

American Indian activist Chali’Naru Dones speaking to a crowd of protesters in Boston on Indigenous Peoples Day, 2020.

Emerson lags behind in indigenous enrollment

By Bailey Allen, Editor-at-Large
October 14, 2021

Boston celebrated its first official Indigenous People’s Day on Monday after a decree from Acting Mayor Kim Janey—yet at Emerson, the holiday was underscored by the fact that the college’s indigenous...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 765 new coronavirus cases

By Charlie McKenna
October 12, 2020

Massachusetts reported 765 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths Monday. The day’s positivity rate per people tested was 3.2 percent, and the test positivity rate was 0.6 percent.  Cases rose sharply...

American Indian activist Chali’Naru Dones speaking to a crowd of protesters in Boston on Indigenous Peoples Day, 2020.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day protest calls for end of Columbus Day

By Charlie McKenna
October 10, 2020

Hundreds marched from Boston Common to the North End Saturday afternoon to call on the city of Boston to formally replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day and remove existing monuments of Christopher...

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