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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

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Victor Chois restaurant, Pick N Roll / Photo: Adri Pray

‘One smile at a time’: Beloved Emerson figure Victor Choi opens sushi restaurant

By Tea Perez
September 14, 2022

Nestled between the Emerson Dining Center and Piano Row sits a brand new sushi restaurant, Pick N’ Roll Sushi, owned and operated by renowned itamae Victor Choi. Choi, an experienced sushi chef, worked...

Campus dining retail locations to open Jan. 17

Campus dining retail locations to open Jan. 17

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 12, 2022

Emerson’s campus dining retail locations will reopen on Jan. 17 in accordance with students’ return to in-person classes on Jan. 18.  According to Jordan Mackenzie, a customer experience coordinator...

A view of Emersons Dining Center from the Boylston Place alley.

College announces revised meal plans, new Board Bucks locations

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
January 26, 2021

Emerson will offer expanded student meal plans for the spring 2021 semester, along with new Board Bucks partner locations and extended hours of operations in select on-campus dining spaces. The changes...

A view of Emersons Dining Center from the Boylston Place alley.

Dining Center to temporarily close following three positive COVID-19 tests among food vendors

By Andrew Brinker and Charlie McKenna
September 22, 2020

The Dining Center was temporarily closed for service Wednesday morning after college officials announced three new positive COVID-19 tests among food vendors.  The closure was announced late Tuesday...

Eco Ambassadors host Tiny Thrift Store pop-up. Photo credit: Montse Landeros

Tiny Thrift Store expands with Lion’s Den pop-up events

By Althea Champion
February 16, 2020

The Eco Ambassadors held their first Tiny Thrift Store Pop-Up on Feb. 11 in the Lion's Den, marking the beginning of a string of monthly pop-ups. The pop-ups will occur on the second Tuesday of every...

Photo credit: Photography Staff

New series launches as a response to recent hate graffiti on campus

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
February 10, 2020

President M. Lee Pelton called for defeating bigotry and racism in a speech Wednesday at the college's first Creative Expression Against Hate series in the Lion's Den.Provost and Vice President of Academic...

The Latinx Heritage Month celebration took place in the Lions Den. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Archives

College spends $2 million for 200 extra seats in Dining Center expansion

By Anissa Gardizy
September 1, 2019

The college plans to open an extension to the Dining Center at 116 Boylston St. Wednesday following the departure of the Whisky Saigon nightclub in June. The renovated space—named the Lion’s Den...

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