Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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...

COVID testing site locating at 116 Harrison Avenue.

Emerson reports one COVID-19 case for Thursday

By Adri Pray, News Editor
February 10, 2022

On Thursday, Emerson reported one positive COVID-19 test of the 682 administered Wednesday, setting the daily positivity rate at 0.15 percent. The college also reported one community member in on-campus...

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...

Michelle Wu greets supporters after winning the mayoral election on Nov. 2.

Wu sworn in as mayor, pushes widespread reform

By Abigail Lee, Magazine Editor
November 18, 2021

Michelle Wu was sworn in as mayor Tuesday, ushering in a new era for the city of Boston as the former city councilor became the city’s first woman and person of color elected to serve in the corner office.  “Boston...

Michelle Wu greets supporters after winning the mayoral election on Nov. 2.

Wu triumphs in mayor’s race; first woman, person of color to be elected to city’s top job

By Frankie Rowley and Bailey Allen
November 2, 2021

Michelle Wu secured victory in Boston’s mayoral election Tuesday night, defeating her opponent, at-large city councilor Annissa Essaibi George, by nearly 30 points in a historic race to become the first...

Michelle Wu addresses an MBTA meeting in February 2019

Days before election, Wu tells students to get involved

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2021

City Councilor at Large Michelle Wu outlined what a Wu mayoralty would look like and urged the younger population to participate in the upcoming Nov. 2 election in a student press conference on Wednesday.  “We...

Michelle Wu (left) and Annissa Essaibi George (right) are set to compete for the citys top job this November.

Wu, Essaibi George advance to general election for Mayor

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
September 15, 2021

City Councilors at Large Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George are set to advance to the city’s general election for Mayor on Nov. 2 after finishing as the top two vote-getters in Tuesday’s preliminary...

Clockwise from top left: Michelle Wu, Kim Janey, John Barros, Andrea Campbell, and Annissa Essaibi George, and

Breaking down Boston’s five candidates

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
September 10, 2021

Preliminary elections for Boston mayoral election—the first contest without an elected incumbent since 1993—are set for Sept. 14—after which two final candidates will progress to the general election...

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