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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

Police responded to the Little Building on Friday morning after a student was found deceased, according to officials.

Police investigate campus tragedy in Little Building

By Bailey Allen and Camilo Fonseca / February 3, 2023

Police responded to Emerson's Little Building on Friday morning as part of a "death investigation." College officials confirmed that the deceased was a...

Illustration of concussion

The NFL should reevaluate its concussion protocol

By Mariyam Quaisar, Managing Editor / October 6, 2022

There were five minutes and fifteen seconds left in the second quarter of the game between the Miami Dolphins and the Cincinnati Bengals when the Dolphins’...

Students cross the intersection of Boylston St. and Tremont St.

Professor faces outcry over antisemitism allegations

By Bailey Allen and Abigail Lee / January 13, 2022

Mired in controversy, an Emerson professor is facing accusations of antisemitic behavior in the classroom last semester—while acknowledging that his...

Boston police detectives exiting Downtown Convenience after the alleged robbery.

Boylston convenience store robbed

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-large / December 2, 2021

A Boylston Street convenience store was robbed on Wednesday evening, according to a store employee. Boston police responded to 40 Boylston St. after...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Armed robbery involving two Emerson students in Boston Public Garden reported to police

By Bailey Allen, Former news editor / December 1, 2021

Two Emerson students were robbed by one or more armed assailants in the Boston Public Garden Monday night, college police said.  The students were...

College identifies two student suspects in LB vandalism incident

College identifies two student suspects in LB vandalism incident

By Dana Gerber, News Editor / January 30, 2020

Emerson Police identified two students connected to derogatory vandalism found in Little Building on Jan. 26, according to a community-wide email sent...

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Emerson remembers Daniel Hollis’ kindness, warmth, and his love for Travis Scott

By Belen Dumont, News Editor / November 21, 2019

Emerson Sophomore Daniel Hollis was the type of team player and friend that showed up to lacrosse practice on a chilly fall day even though he had bronchitis...

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Marines release suspect’s name in Hollis homicide investigation

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer / November 6, 2019

The United States Marine Corps identified a suspect in the homicide investigation into the death of Emerson student Daniel Hollis on Wednesday, according...

Community members gathered in the Semel Theatre to mourn sophomore Daniel Hollis October 3. 2019

No arrests made as investigation into sophomore’s death continues

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21 / October 28, 2019

Police continue to investigate the death of Daniel Hollis almost a month after an altercation in Brighton left the sophomore on life support. Boston...

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Title IX hiring process failed to involve students enough

By Editorial Board / October 17, 2019

The two-year vacancy in the Title IX office is finally being filled. But the hiring process for the Deputy Title IX Coordinator has brought its own shortcomings.   The...

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What happens when a student files a Title IX report?

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer / February 2, 2019

The Beacon spoke with Pamela White, Emerson’s Title IX coordinator, and examined the Title IX sexual misconduct policy on Emerson’s website pertaining...