Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson student leads march through Boston against Kavanaugh

Emerson student leads march through Boston against Kavanaugh

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
October 6, 2018

Approximately 300 people attended a protest organized by sophomore Mari Sitner as part of Boston Socialist Alternative on Friday, a day before the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as...

City Councilor At-Large Ayanna praised Emerson students activism. Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

City Councilor praises student activism after rally

By Stefania Lugli
October 4, 2018

Boston City Councilor At-Large Ayanna Pressley praised Emerson students' activism and organization of the protest against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Pressley recently...

Three Emerson students planned and led a protest against Judge Brett Kavanaughs nomination to the Supreme Court. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Student Facebook event turns viral

By Maya Gacina
October 4, 2018

Senior Erin Swauger said she sobbed after watching nine hours of the Supreme Court committee hearing on Sept. 27 for the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who faces multiple sexual assault allegations...

Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

Emerson students oppose Sen. Jeff Flake at City Hall Plaza

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
October 4, 2018

Three Emerson students clutched a banner reading “#StopKavanaugh” in front of a rally of hundreds at City Hall Plaza Monday morning. Just days before, senior Erin Swauger, sophomore Annie Noel, and...

Bostons City Hall Plaza

Student organizers relocate Flake protest to City Hall Plaza

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
September 29, 2018

A student-led protest calling on Republican Sen. Jeff Flake to reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh is taking place at City Hall Plaza Monday. Mayor Marty Walsh,  Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and Candidate Ayanna...

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