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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Anum Hussain, one of the founders of Below the Fold.

Emerson alum creates daily newsletter

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
September 9, 2021

In 2020, Anum Hussain ‘13 launched Below the Fold, a free daily newsletter determined to catch stories that fall in between the cracks of mainstream media outlets. Below the Fold aims to do just as the...

Kyra Power is the A24 Campus Intern

A24 boosts Bright Lights screenings

By Annika Hom
September 6, 2018

After Anna Feder, director of programming for the visual and media arts department, screened Swiss Army Man for the Bright Lights Film Series, she was hooked. The film was distributed by A24, and now...

BRÜZD produce finds home through junior’s endeavor

BRÜZD produce finds home through junior’s endeavor

By Lilly Milman
September 6, 2018

After learning about food waste in his Food and Nutrition class, junior interdisciplinary major Parker Hughes decided to create his own solution—BRÜZD, a startup company with a twist on the farm-to-table...

AutonomoUs artist collective to highlight resilience

AutonomoUs artist collective to highlight resilience

By Ian Sloan
September 6, 2018

Cindy Luu ‘17 realized what it meant to be a survivor from a young age. The writing, literature and publishing major wrote her senior thesis, How Do You Love, as a collection of short essays explaining...

Natalie Busch. Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Food Column: Bon Appétit takes center stage

By Natalie Busch
September 6, 2018

This year will be the first time I return to campus without Sodexo. Their replacement, Bon Appétit Management Company, is a food service that works with universities, museums, and corporations. According...

Students at the pre-orientation went to Franklin Park in Jamaica Plain on an intercultural tour of Boston. Photo courtesy of Christopher Henderson-West.

Students of color find community in new pre-orientation program

By Maya Gacina
September 6, 2018

The office of intercultural student affairs rolled out a new pre-orientation program this year for students of color, according to the department’s website. The college opened the free program to...

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Professor’s cause of death confirmed amid controversy

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
September 6, 2018

The death of visual and media arts associate Professor Robert Todd has been confirmed as a suicide, according to The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Boston. President M. Lee Pelton announced...

Business Services decided to eliminate the $1.75 cost for laundry services after student complaints about affordability.  Photo: Cullen Granzen / Berkeley Beacon

On-campus students wash and dry for free

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
September 6, 2018

Students no longer pay for each load of laundry after the college decided to eliminate the cost. Business Services Director Karen Dickinson said students who live in residence halls can swipe their...

Emersons Title IX office.

Lead Title IX position remains vacant

By Riane Roldan
September 6, 2018

The lead investigator position in The Office of Title IX Equity and Access remains vacant despite an eight-month  search. The position opened when Investigator Pamela Ring left the college to pursue...

The softball diamond on Rotch Field now has dugouts for both teams. Photo: Kyle Bray/Beacon Staff.

Turf, locker rooms upgraded at Rotch Field

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
September 6, 2018

Rotch Field—Emerson’s home venue for soccer, lacrosse, and softball—underwent renovations to improve the facility over the summer. The renovations include a replacement of the field’s turf...

Tyler Trudeau (right, No.7) stands alongside teammate Xu Lulu in a 2018 IQA World Cup match. Photo courtesy of Miguel Esparza/USA Quidditch.

Alum overcomes seizure, stroke to win gold at Quidditch World Cup

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
September 3, 2018

Three days before one of the most anticipated moments of his life, Tyler Trudeau ‘16 found himself in a hospital bed. At 2:30 that morning in late June, Trudeau had a stroke and seizure at his girlfriend’s...

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