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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

Illustration of student surrounded by symbols representing different majors

Switching majors at Emerson College: what it’s like and how to navigate the process

By Gabel Strickland, Staff Writer
November 1, 2022

Laurel Frisbee, who attended Emerson from 2018 to 2019, switched majors four times during her first year. She went from journalism to writing, literature,...

Dean of the School of Communication Raul Reis

School of Communication unveils new Discovery Program for undeclared first-year students

By Bailey Allen, Former news editor
April 1, 2021

Emerson’s School of Communication is debuting a new Discovery Program for incoming first-year students who intend to study communications, but are unsure...

11 undergraduate students of 11 different majors at the college.

Major changes: A year of pandemic learning

Of Emerson’s 3,490 currently enrolled undergraduate students, no two have the same learning experience. Some visual and media arts students handle cameras...

College comes with a million questions that can be confusing and intimidating. Illustration by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

What advice do you have for new and prospective students?

March 31, 2018

We gave Emerson students the following prompt on Facebook and Twitter: "As college decision season approaches, we’re looking for students to tell...

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