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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

The glow of the green neon sign outside The Tam on Tremont Street.

A limited menu buoys The Tam through the pandemic

By Dana Gerber, News Editor / January 31, 2021

The Tam, a venerable Tremont Street dive bar, is best-known amongst Emerson students for its potent drinks. But this summer, it was a menu of turkey sandwiches,...

The Lions shot 41 percent in their loss on Wednesday.

Women’s basketball season ends after quarterfinal loss

By Megan MacLaren / February 27, 2020

The sixth seed women’s basketball team lost by a score of 77-65 to third seed Smith College in the NEWMAC quarterfinals. This is the second season...

Junior guard Rachel Davey scored 18 points in the win over WPI.

Road win puts women’s basketball in playoffs

By Ethan McDowell / February 20, 2020

The women’s basketball team overcame a fourth quarter deficit against Worcester Polytechnic Institute to clinch a spot in the conference playoffs on...

Senior Quinn Madden recorded 213 points last season. Beacon Archive

Women’s basketball rebuilds team after loss of key seniors

By Andrew Lin / November 6, 2019

For two years, junior forward Sam Boyle played alongside her older sister Charlie Boyle ‘19, but she will be taking the court alone this year. Instead...

Senior Kate Foultz scored 153 points in her junior season, increasing her total points scored to 446. Beacon Archive.

Women’s basketball raises money for Puerto Rico tournament

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor / October 30, 2019

The women’s basketball team partnered with the college to raise funds for a trip to Puerto Rico for a tournament this winter.  The college-wide campaign...

The Lions huddle before tip off in a game against Wheaton on Jan. 23. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Bill Gould wins Coach of the Year award for women’s basketball

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor / February 28, 2019

Women’s basketball head coach Bill Gould received the conference Coach of the Year award this season for his accomplishments in leading the Lions to...

Senior Charlie Boyle (left, No. 33) shoots over an MIT defender in the NEWMAC quarterfinal game. Photo by Arturo Ruiz / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball finishes season undefeated at home in conference play

By Peirce Eldredge / February 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost in the quarterfinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs for the second straight year...

Senior Charlie Boyle (No. 33) tied her career record of 35 points scored in a single game in the Lions win over Springfield. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball beats Springfield for first time in team history

By Lara Hill / February 7, 2019

The women’s basketball team survived triple overtime against Springfield College on Wednesday night by beating the Pride 89-84 for the first time in...

Junior Kate Foultz (No. 14) made 100 percent of her free throw attempts in an Emerson victory over Coast Guard. Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

Women’s basketball triumphs over Coast Guard in overtime

By Andrew Lin / February 2, 2019

The women’s basketball team edged out the United States Coast Guard Academy 70-66 in an overtime thriller on Saturday afternoon. The Lions raced...

Quinn Madden (right) scored 11 points for Emerson in the 73-56 win. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s basketball opens conference play with commanding win

By Andrew Lin / December 1, 2018

The Emerson women’s basketball team dominated Wellesley College 73-56 on Wednesday night in its conference opener with the help of junior guard Natalie...

The womens basketball team is one of two teams impacted by Mondays decision.

Women’s basketball looks to build on last season’s improvement

By Andrew Lin / November 16, 2018

The women’s basketball team hopes to use its versatility and a revamped defense to improve upon last year’s playoff loss. The Lions finished last...

Emersons Ashley Toner drives to the basket against Springfield.

Recent wins push women’s basketball team toward playoffs

By Joseph Davidi / February 3, 2018

The Emerson women’s basketball team is sixth in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference standings and occupies the final playoff spot...

Womens basketball: Opportunity led to Foultzs scoring breakout

Women’s basketball: Opportunity led to Foultz’s scoring breakout

By Joseph Davidi / January 29, 2018

Kate Foultz, a sports communication major, is the leading scorer for the women’s basketball team this year after turning her struggle with injury into...