Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Students sit in a computer lab.

‘Getting thrown right back in was a lot’: Students overwhelmed by return of in-person midterms

By Vivi Smilgius and Bailey Allen
October 31, 2021

This year, students are facing the first relatively-normal, in-person midterm exam period since the outbreak of the pandemic—a jarring, even stressful change of pace for students and professors alike.  After...

With midterms creeping in, it’s even more important to go out and get moving. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa 

Exercise to relieve academic pressure this midterms season

By Carlota Cano
October 22, 2019

Every day, college students balance time between assignments, work, co-curriculars, and social lives. Getting our blood flowing via exercise gets pushed back into the pits of our endless list of priorities....

Director of Student Leadership Jason Meier

Student voter turnout increases after college voting campaign

By Elena Naze
October 9, 2019

The college saw a rise in student voter turnout in the midterm elections after the college's increased efforts and education to improve voter registration and participation among students. Director...

A pop-up appears the first time a students faculty, or staff logs-in to emConnect asking them to register to vote, get reminders, and apply for absentee ballots. Screenshot from emConnect.

College launches campaign to boost student voting numbers

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
September 18, 2018

The college launched a campaign in an effort to increase voting numbers in upcoming midterm elections in students’ home states. Jason Meier, director of the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership,...

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