Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

A sign of the COVID testing site of Emerson College and Tufts University.

Monday reports a singular COVID-19 case

By Adri Pray, News Editor
February 8, 2022

On Monday, Emerson reported one positive COVID-19 test for Friday of the 495 administered, setting the positivity rate at 0.20 percent. Zero cases were reported on Saturday and no information was readily...

Greencare KN95 masks (left), which college officials said they provided faculty, and the masks obtained by Beacon staffers (right)

College-supplied masks could possibly be ‘counterfeit,’ warns faculty union

By Bailey Allen, Deputy Enterprise Editor
January 27, 2022

Emerson community members are raising concerns about the efficacy of the KN95 masks distributed by the college last week, citing a lack of proper authenticity markings. The college announced on Jan....

Emerson discloses bulk safety supply purchases, faculty and staff testing details

Emerson discloses bulk safety supply purchases, faculty and staff testing details

By Charlie McKenna
August 12, 2020

Emerson has purchased personal protective equipment and safety supplies in bulk for the coming semester, officials announced Monday afternoon. Included in those purchases are 3,300 face coverings, including...

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