Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The Silent Disco finished Autism Awareness Week, with students wearing individual headphones with adjustable volumes. Photo by Emily Mason.

Silent Disco caps off Autism Acceptance Week

By Emily Mason
April 9, 2018

Shaggy carpets, inflatable chairs, and blue string lights filled the Cabaret for a silent disco hosted on Friday night. Emerson students danced, sang, and ate—all while listening to music through...

East Boston is the second most popular neighborhood for off-campus and transfer students.
RIANE ROLDAN / BEACON CORRESPONDENT

Student surge to Eastie raised gentrification concerns

By Riane Roldan
November 1, 2017

An influx of students, from Emerson and elsewhere, are moving to East Boston as rent in other neighborhoods continues to rise and on-campus housing remains scarce and expensive—leading some community...

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