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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

Senior attacker and captain Nick Fuglione leads the rush against the Wentworth Leopards.

Men’s lacrosse looks to capitalize on a new season

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor / February 26, 2023

On a sunny Connecticut afternoon last April, the Emerson men’s lacrosse team was in a tie game with six minutes left in the fourth quarter—six minutes...

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

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

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor / 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...

Emerson womens soccer team celebrating following a late goal in the NEWMAC quarterfinals.

Lions salvage two goals in dying minutes to survive NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor / November 3, 2022

With less than a minute left in the second half of overtime, the women’s soccer team stared down a one-goal deficit and the end of the 2022 season. Still,...

Senior middle blocker Jillian Kay scoring a kill against Smith College in the NEWMAC quaterfinals

Women’s volleyball season ends in five-set heartbreaker

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor / November 3, 2022

A final ball whistled past diving Emerson defenders, silencing a roaring crowd at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym on Tuesday night, ending a tight...

Madeline Khaw fought for the ball during the Nov. 2 game.

Women’s soccer team loses NEWMAC Quarterfinals to Wheaton College

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor / November 3, 2021

The women’s soccer team’s season came to a crushing close with a 1-0 loss to Wheaton College Lyons in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic...

Isabella Chu recorded 11 kills in the loss to MIT on Sept. 13.

Women’s volleyball team falls to Springfield College in first playoff round

By Vivi Smilgius / November 3, 2021

The women’s volleyball team lost 3-1 to Springfield College Tuesday night in the first round of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/8: NEWMAC Playoff update and winter sports preview

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/8: NEWMAC Playoff update and winter sports preview

November 8, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/8: NEWMAC Playoff update and winter sports preview" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live...

Freshman Zach Waterhouse finishes a reverse layup under the net for 2 of his 17 points against Springfield in the 2019 NEWMAC semifinals.

Men’s basketball makes history, advances to championship

By Andrew Lin / February 22, 2019

The men’s basketball team overcame Springfield College 80-69 to advance to its first New England Women’s and Men’s Conference championship in the program's history....

Amanda Benavente (No. 2) puts in a tackle on Springfields Kaleigh Dale (No. 20). Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer loses NEWMAC semifinal to Springfield

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor / November 3, 2018

The women’s soccer team lost 3-1 to Springfield College in the semifinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs Thursday. Head...

Veronica Alberts will be the only senior captain in the 2019 fall season. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer to face Springfield in NEWMAC semifinal

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design / October 31, 2018

The college’s No. 3 seed women’s soccer team will face No. 2 seed Springfield College in the semifinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic...

Veronica Alberts will be the only senior captain in the 2019 fall season. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Watch: Women’s soccer claims first home NEWMAC playoff win in college history

October 31, 2018

Emerson’s women’s soccer team claimed the first home conference playoff win in school history by beating the Babson College Beavers 1-0 on Tuesday...

Veronica Alberts (No. 11) runs past Babsons Maya King (No. 23). Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer wins first home NEWMAC playoff game in college history

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design / October 31, 2018

Emerson’s women’s soccer team claimed the first home conference playoff win in school history by beating the Babson College Beavers 1-0 on Tuesday....

The womens soccer team defeated Babson 3-2 in its only game against the Beavers this season. Photo by Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer to face off against Babson in NEWMAC quarterfinals

By Maximo Aguilar Lawlor, Multimedia Managing Editor / October 29, 2018

The women’s soccer team will compete against Babson College in the quarterfinals of the conference playoffs on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Emerson finished...

Womens soccer celebrates after clinching a spot in the NEWMAC playoffs on senior day. Photo by Aaron Miller / Beacon Staff

Playoff roundup: Women’s soccer only Emerson team in playoffs

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist / October 22, 2018

As the fall sports regular season concludes, only the women’s soccer team will compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs....