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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

Students entering 2 Boylston Place

‘We don’t feel safe’: Emerson Jewish community reels from yet another antisemitic attack

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
Published October 21, 2021

Emerson’s Jewish community reacted with grief, anger, and mourning after antisemitic graffiti was found scrawled on an event poster for Hillel, the college’s...

A sign point to a polling place in Boston City Hall on Election Day Nov. 3

Stressed about the election? Here are some resources that can help

By Lucia Thorne, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
Published November 3, 2020

There’s a reason why Google posted a breathing exercise video to its Twitter account.  As the end of Election Day nears, political anxiety is much...

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Boston Police treating sophomore’s death a homicide

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
Published October 3, 2019

Update 10/3/19: Boston Police are investigating the death of Daniel Hollis as a homicide. Update 10/3/19: Boston Police identified Daniel Hollis as...

Director of Spiritual Life Julie Avis-Rogers is leading the search for a Muslim chaplin. Cynthia Tu / Beacon Correspondent

CSL supports Muslim students as search for chaplain continues

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
Published September 18, 2019

The college opened spaces for Muslim students to practice their faith in at the beginning of the fall 2019 semester and continues to search for a Muslim...

Kosher foods comply with Jewish dietary guidelines for food preparation and consumption, such as avoiding eating pork or alcohol. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Spiritual Life Director to assess kosher and halal options in Dining Center

By Anissa Gardizy
Published April 17, 2019

Director of Religious and Spiritual Life Julie Avis Rogers is in the process of meeting with Emerson’s food service provider about whether it can provide...

Kevin Cooney, director of development at WERS, dedicated the WERS call center to late Emerson student Lucas Flint with Flints mother Susan in attendance. Abigail Hadfield / Beacon Staff

College dedicates WERS call center to late student Lucas Flint

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
Published March 29, 2019

The college held a remembrance gathering for late Emerson student Lucas Flint ‘20 in the Ansin building on Friday, followed by a dedication ceremony...

The Muslim Student Association will work with Julie Avis Rogers in the hiring process for a Muslim Chaplain. Madison Goldberg / Beacon Staff

College hopes to hire Muslim Chaplain for fall semester

By Yiwen Yu
Published March 27, 2019

The Center for Spiritual Life plans to hire a Muslim Chaplain for the first time for the fall 2019 semester to better serve Muslim students at Emerson,...

SGA asks Center for Spiritual Life to increase activity on campus

SGA asks Center for Spiritual Life to increase activity on campus

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
Published March 22, 2019

Student Government Association members called on the Center for Spiritual Life to have a stronger presence on campus at their March 19 meeting. SGA...

Susan Flint chose to establish a $1,000 scholarship in her son’s memory for students entering visual and media arts. Courtesy of Susan Flint.

College to hold memorial service for student Lucas Flint in late March

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
Published March 18, 2019

The college plans to memorialize late Emerson student Lucas Flint in a service on March 29 from 3-4:30 p.m., according to a Student Government Association...

Susan Flint chose to establish a $1,000 scholarship in her son’s memory for students entering visual and media arts. Courtesy of Susan Flint.

Annual scholarship to memorialize student Lucas Flint

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
Published February 14, 2019

The college established an annual $1,000 Lucas Flint Memorial Scholarship, starting in fall 2019, for incoming students after Emerson parent Kate Mueth...

The college wasnt looking for a new Harrison. Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Harvard Divinity School reverend named as new spiritual life director

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
Published January 16, 2019

Emerson College named Rev. Julie Avis Rogers as the director of religious and spiritual life and campus chaplain on Dec. 13 in an emailed announcement...

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