Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The main entrance of the Boston Public Library.

Boston Public Library expands anti-racism collection and virtual accessibility

By Campbell Parish, Magazine Editor
January 27, 2021

An anonymous donation of $75,000 helped extend the Boston Public Library’s collection of anti-racist materials. They saw a 500 percent increase in the circulation of anti-racist titles in the month of...

The Iwasaki Library.

Pandemic opens new chapter for Iwasaki Library

By Gracie Warda and Ann E. Matica
October 7, 2020

In March, the Iwasaki Library operated as a place for students to mill around the stacks, congregate in groups to finish a project, and watch movies in one of the study carrels.  Six months later,...

Safety, job security top staff concerns for the fall

Safety, job security top staff concerns for the fall

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
September 16, 2020

Emerson staff members are grappling with safety risks and the threat of job insecurity, as the college proceeds with a reopening plan that brought much of the community back to Boston.  Hundreds of...

EDITORIAL: Raise your awareness and lower your voice

EDITORIAL: Raise your awareness and lower your voice

By Editorial Board
November 30, 2018

At issue: The lack of library etiquette Our take: Please use your inside voices As due dates for papers, projects, and tests for finals loom, it seems like the entire student body will be occupying...

Mayor Marty J. Walsh cuts ribbon at new library branch. Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

New Chinatown library welcomes Emerson students

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
February 8, 2018

The head of the Boston Public Library branch in Chinatown said he encourages Emerson students to use the new space and resources just as much as neighborhood residents. Housed on the ground floor...

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