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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

Emersons 14 athletics programs shone in a variety of ways in 2022-23

The Year of the Lions: Highlights from Emerson athletics’ 2022-23 season

April 27, 2023

The 2022-23 Emerson Lions have a lot to be proud of: across all 14 athletic programs, the Lions captured a bevy of accolades, including five major individual...

The Emerson softball team (courtesy of Claire Overton)

Emerson softball dazzles in spring break play, looks ahead to season

March 22, 2023

After a promising start to their season in Florida over spring break, the Emerson softball team is looking to build off of their success in the Sunshine...

Graduate Center Jarred Houston will be leaving Emerson as its most decorated mens basketball player.

Jarred Houston earns NEWMAC Athlete of the Year & Defensive Athlete of the Year

March 22, 2023

Emerson men’s basketball veteran Jarred Houston ended his dominant 2022-23 campaign with some notable hardware: in addition to making the All-Conference...

Mens basketball seniors and grad students line up in front of the scoreboard after a win over Springfield on Senior Night.

Seniors steal the spotlight in men’s basketball victory over Springfield

February 16, 2023

Following a gritty win over the Coast Guard Bears, the Emerson men’s basketball team took their home floor for the final time in the regular season Saturday,...

Emersons baseball team went 10-23 in 2022. (Courtesy: Anna Schoenmann)

Competition, execution, and preparation: Emerson’s baseball team ready to take strides

February 13, 2023

The Emerson baseball team dropped its last two games on April 30, 2022, swept in a doubleheader against MIT. But by late April, the Lions were out of the...

The Lions pulled ahead of Wheaton and MIT this past week.

Men’s basketball sweeps two-game homestand after thriller v. Wheaton, improves to 10-7

January 25, 2023

The Emerson men’s basketball team looked to build off their strong start in conference play following their loss to reigning NEWMAC champions WPI on...

The mens soccer team embracing after a hard-fought penalty shootout win against MIT in the NEWMAC semifinals.

Men’s soccer makes history in wild NEWMAC semifinal win over MIT

November 4, 2022

As the crossbar vibrated and the ball landed just in front of the goalline, the missed penalty signified a historic men’s soccer win against MIT, sending...

Emerson College womens volleyball team.

Women’s volleyball loses nailbiter to MIT

September 22, 2022

The women’s volleyball team dropped its NEWMAC season opener following a thrilling 3-2 match against MIT, ending the Lions’ five-game winning streak.  Despite...

Senior guard Zach Waterhouse scoring a layup against MIT on Feb. 17, 2022

Men’s basketball remains dominant against MIT

February 17, 2022

The men’s basketball team completed the season sweep on Wednesday in a dominant 97-88 win over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, improving their...

First-year setter Bayden Slavik scores a kill against Eastern Nazarene College.

Men’s volleyball struggle early in 2022 season

February 10, 2022

The Emerson men’s volleyball team lost its fifth consecutive game between Jan. 28 and Feb. 8, creating a rocky start to their 2022 season.  The Lions...

Sophomore guard Olivia Deslauriers calling plays for the Lions

Women’s basketball adds to losing streak

February 10, 2022

The women’s basketball team lost a competitive game 69-59 to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday— the Lions’ third straight...

Senior defender Darius Boamah with his family

Emerson men’s soccer team defeated on Senior Day

October 14, 2021

For the first time in 710 days, Emerson’s men’s soccer team trotted onto Rotch Field with family members and opposing fans in attendance for a match...

 

How does Emerson’s COVID-19 response compare to others’ in Massachusetts?

March 12, 2020

Following Gov. Charlie Baker’s declaration of a state of emergency Tuesday, a cascade of colleges and universities across the commonwealth told students...

The Lions picked up their fifth NEWMAC win of the season on Saturday.

Balanced scoring leads Lions to win over MIT

February 2, 2020

Five Lions scored double–digit points in the men’s basketball team’s victory over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, on Saturday,...

The Lion finished their opening homestand 1-1 following a loss to MIT in straight sets on Friday night.

Men’s volleyball defeated by MIT in straight sets

February 1, 2020

The men’s volleyball team fell to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineers 3-0 in the second of their two back-to-back home games. The...

The mens volleyball team won its first game of the season on Thursday Photo credit: Montse Landeros

Men’s volleyball sweeps Dean College for first win

January 31, 2020

The men’s volleyball team swept Dean College 3-0 on Thursday for its first win of the season. Coming off of a 3-0 loss to Nichols College on Jan....

Freshman Sage Stack (right) battles a Wheaton College defender in a conference game on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

November 6, 2019

The women’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday after losing to Springfield College in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs following penalty kicks.  This...

Senior Creighton Dorfman started in 57 of the 66 games he played in as a Lion. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Men’s soccer ends season with first NEWMAC win

November 2, 2019

Men's soccer senior Creighton Dorfman said the moment he walked off Rotch Field for the final time in his career will be one he will remember forever. “Signing...

Senior Mallory Hanson (center) started for the Lions in their game against MIT. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer heads to playoffs despite senior day loss

November 2, 2019

The women’s soccer team will advance to the NEWMAC playoffs despite losing 1-0 against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the Lions’ senior...

Freshman Rebecca Polsky hits the ball over the MIT blockers. Carol Rangel / Beacon Staff

Lions drop close conference game at MIT

October 29, 2019

The women’s volleyball team lost to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology but the Lions stayed positive throughout the game. “They just love...