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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

Letter: Rejecting the idea of us versus them

Letter: Rejecting the idea of us versus them

May 6, 2020

Kerry Ferrell is an Emerson College class of 2020 graduate. I wholeheartedly reject the idea of an “Us versus Them” mentality at Emerson in regards...

Letter: It is Us Versus Them

Letter: It is Us Versus Them

May 6, 2020

Claire Rodenbush is a rising junior at Emerson College who was recently elected as SGA's executive president for the 2020-2021 academic year. My initial...

Department of Communication Studies Chair Gregory Payne said the proposed polling minor was inspired by the school’s strong reputation as a pollster. Photo Courtesy of Beacon Archives.

New public relations major to debut in fall 2019

November 18, 2018

The Department of Communication Studies will offer public relations as a major for undergraduate students starting fall 2019. The public relations major...

Junior journalism major Alejandra Zimmermann recruits students of color as a Diversity Outreach Intern.
CASSANDRA MARTINEZ / BEACON STAFF

Admissions interns work toward undergraduate inclusivity

December 7, 2017

The Undergraduate Admission Office’s new Diversity Outreach Interns worked on recruiting more students of color to the college through outreach...

Student veterans discussed the issues they face on campus in the Bill Boardy Theatre last week.
KAITLYN BRYSON / BEACON CORRESPONDENT

Student veterans talk inclusion at panel event

November 15, 2017

Student veteran Jonathon House said he didn’t feel any culture shock when he returned to the United States in 2016 from his military base in...

ECPD reported nine elevator entrapments this semester in incident journals. BETHANY HAMLIN / BEACON STAFF

2 Boylston elevators stall, raise accessibility concerns

November 1, 2017

Campus Services and Facilities received five reports of elevator-related incidents in the 2 Boylston Place residence hall in October. Reports included...

Dining Center workers are allowed to listen to music behind the counter once again.
LINDSEY TOOMER / BEACON CORRESPONDENT

Petition preserves music behind the counter

October 11, 2017

An unidentified student posted a petition titled “Keep the Music Behind the Counter” in the dining center near the sandwich station. Within a couple...

Journalism department expands alongside VMA downsize

September 21, 2017

Emerson journalism department enrollment increased by 6 percent since last year. Of 687 applicants accepted into the journalism department, 128 enrolled...