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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

Shaye Gregory Poku / Courtesy: Wheaton College

Shaya Gregory Poku named Emerson’s next vice president for equity and social justice

May 13, 2022

Interim President William Gilligan announced that Shaya Gregory Poku will become Emerson’s next vice president for equity and social justice via a community-wide...

Visitor Center of Emerson College.

Emerson discontinues Winter Term, releases community equity action plan

May 8, 2022

Emerson released an update to students, faculty and staff Friday morning concerning the college’s community equity action plan. The plan outlines the...

When we were newbies at college, we might have encountered mean upperclassmen giving us a hard time or looking down on us. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

You were a freshman once, too

September 20, 2019

On the first day of classes this year, after I sprinted from the Park Street Station to the Walker Building, I took the stairs to avoid the long line for...

Beacon Archives

Op-ed: An Open Letter to Incoming (And Returning) Students

August 25, 2019

Richard West is an Emerson professor in the Department of Communication and the former President of both the National Communication Association and Eastern...

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