Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emersons COVID-19 testing center.

Emerson reports 14 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

By Adri Pray, News Editor
April 27, 2022

On Wednesday, Emerson reported 14 COVID-19 cases for Tuesday of the 682 tests administered, setting the daily positivity rate at 2.05 percent. The college reported 38 community members in on-campus...

Positive COVID-19 cases by semester.

Emerson reports 18 COVID-19 cases, spring semester hails case-count record

By Adri Pray, News Editor
April 21, 2022

Emerson saw record COVID-19 numbers during the Spring 2022 semester. Outbreaks, new variants, and policy changes contributed to the cautionary campus environment over the past four months. Between Jan....

COVID testing site locating at 116 Harrison Avenue.

Emerson reports 14 COVID-19 cases Thursday

By Adri Pray, News Editor
March 3, 2022

On Thursday, Emerson reported 14 positive COVID-19 tests for Wednesday of the 777 tests administered, setting the daily positivity rate at 1.80 percent. The college also reported 40 community members...

Boylston Street was blanketed in snow on Saturday.

Boston weathers ‘historic’ snowstorm, as strong winds batter campus

By Camilo Fonseca and Frankie Rowley
January 29, 2022

New England is experiencing a winter storm of a magnitude not seen in years, dropping nearly two feet of snow on downtown Boston and enveloping Emerson’s campus in near-whiteout conditions. Since...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports average of 85 coronavirus cases in last seven days

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
July 11, 2021

Between July 5 and July 11, Massachusetts reported an average of 85 COVID-19 cases each day. In the same seven-day period, the death toll rose by 12. Cases reached a seven-day high of 169 on July 9,...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports average of 88 coronavirus cases in last seven days

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
July 4, 2021

Between June 28 and July 4, Massachusetts reported an average of 88 cases each day. In the same seven-day period, the death toll rose by 8.  Massachusetts did not report data for July 3 or 4, due to...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 31 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 27, 2021

Massachusetts reported 31 new coronavirus cases Sunday, down from the 56 cases reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 1. Cases have fallen below the 100 mark every day since June 13—a mark the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 78 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 24, 2021

Massachusetts reported 78 new coronavirus cases Thursday, up from the 68 cases reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 4. Cases have fallen below the 100 mark every day since June 13—a mark the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 48 new coronavirus cases

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
June 21, 2021

Massachusetts reported 48 new coronavirus cases Monday, a rise from the 41 cases reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 5. Cases have fallen below 100 for the past eight days, and have not topped the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 41 new coronavirus cases

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
June 20, 2021

Massachusetts reported 41 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a decline from the 91 cases reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 5. Cases have consistently fallen below 100 for the last week, and have...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 91 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 19, 2021

Massachusetts reported 91 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a rise from the 71 cases reported Friday. The death toll rose by 6. Cases have fallen below 100 each day in the past week, and have not topped...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 71 new coronavirus cases

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
June 18, 2021

Massachusetts reported 71 new coronavirus cases Friday, a decline from the 82 cases reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 3. Friday's report marks the sixth consecutive day that cases have fallen...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 82 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 17, 2021

Massachusetts reported 82 new coronavirus cases Thursday, up from the 56 cases reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 3. Thursday’s report marks the highest cases have reached in the past five...

Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 55 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 15, 2021

Massachusetts reported 55 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, up from the 44 cases reported Monday. The death toll rose by 2. Tuesday’s report marks the first day cases have topped 50 this week, though...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 44 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 14, 2021

Massachusetts reported 44 new coronavirus cases Monday, up from the 33 cases reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 8. Monday’s report marks the second straight day cases have been under 50 and the...

Governor Charlie Baker takes questions from the media at Mill City BBQ and Brew in Lowell, MA, September 23, 2020.

Massachusetts reports 113 new coronavirus

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 12, 2021

Massachusetts reported 113 new coronavirus cases Saturday, down from the 121 cases reported Friday. The death toll rose by 2. Saturday’s report marks the sixth time this week cases have fallen below...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 121 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 11, 2021

Massachusetts reported 121 new coronavirus cases Friday, up from the 85 cases reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 8. Friday’s report marks the fifth time this week cases have fallen below 200....

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 337 new coronavirus cases, large laboratory reporting lag

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
May 14, 2021

Massachusetts reported 337 new coronavirus cases Friday, down by nearly half from the 616 new infections reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 18.  The Department of Public Health cited a "reporting...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 472 new coronavirus cases, zero COVID-19 deaths

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 11, 2021

Massachusetts reported 472 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, up slightly from the 446 new infections reported Monday. The death toll rose by zero.  Tuesday’s report marks the first time zero COVID-19...

New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Brookline.

Boston dispensaries turn a new leaf amid pandemic

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
May 1, 2021

Pure Oasis, the first recreational dispensary to open in a major city on the East Coast, opened its doors for the first time in Boston on March 9, 2020, only to close them two weeks later. The shop was...

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