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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Kappa Gamma Chi spring 2021 new member education class.

Emerson fraternities and sororities pledge institutional reimagining

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
April 8, 2021

Emerson’s Fraternity and Sorority Life organizations are facing an internal reckoning as they seek to “reimagine” themselves to make recruitment processes more inclusive, hold themselves accountable...

Members of Kappa Gamma Chi opted out of recruitment this semester.

Fraternity and Sorority Life navigate the semester under COVID-19 regulations

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
October 6, 2020

Fall is typically the peak semester for fraternity and sorority life on campus, who usually welcome a new member class through recruitment events. But this year, as yet another consequence of the COVID-19...

Simone Les 15 (center) will run in her third career marathon this April. Photo credit: Courtesy of Simone Les

Emerson alumna runs Boston Marathon for charity

By Victoria Rein
February 12, 2020

Simone Les ‘15 heard the explosions from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings while eating lunch on Newbury Street. "I was still fairly close and could hear the blasts," Les said in an interview over...

Kappa Gamma Chi hosted an event with 30 other students to pen letters to incarcerated survivors of sexual assault. Thomas Bloxham / Beacon Correspondent

Kappa Gamma Chi students organize event to write letters to incarcerated survivors

By Daniela Lobo-Rivera
February 17, 2019

A group of students from the sorority Kappa Gamma Chi hosted an event to write letters of love and support to incarcerated sexual assault survivors Chrystul Kizer, Cyntoia Brown, and Alisha Walker on...

Senior Erin Jean Hussey runs for a reason

Senior Erin Jean Hussey runs for a reason

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
January 24, 2018

First time marathon runner and senior Erin Jean Hussey will tread over 26 miles through the streets of Boston to raise money and awareness for survivors of domestic, sexual, and dating violence.   “In...

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