Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Events on campus: Dec. 3-8

By Cassandre Coyer
December 3, 2018

Emerson has many students and organizations that host events. This is exhibited through EmConnect’s event page and flyers on bulletin boards. The Beacon Living Arts section went through the events for...

Theyta, Emerson’s first non-binary club, created bracelets at their first official meeting.
Photo by Taina Millsap / Beacon Correspondent

Theyta creates community for non-binary students

By Taina Millsap, Staff Writer
December 2, 2018

Per request of the students, last names have been adjusted or not included due to privacy reasons. Non-binary students met at the Cultural Center for Theyta’s first official meeting on Nov. 17. Born...

Sophomore Anthony Rodriguez and junior Cassie Poirier thought Emerson didn’t have enough resources for first-generation students, so they made their own. /
Tivara Tanudjaja / Beacon Staff

Organization helps first-generation students navigate college

By Cassandre Coyer
October 25, 2018

Junior Cassie Poirier identifies as a first-generation college student, yet she didn't know what that meant or the challenges it entailed until freshman year. “It was this feeling that everyone...

EDITORIAL: Change still needed with co-curricular organizations

EDITORIAL: Change still needed with co-curricular organizations

By Editorial Board
September 13, 2018

At issue: Student workload increases Our take: Don’t take advantage of us Student organizations are a huge aspect of Emerson culture. And the system was pretty loose. For example, at the Beacon,...

Aaron foster started Young Democratic Socialists of Emerson with his roommate. Photo: Hardik Pahwa / Beacon Correspondent

Organization aims to slash stigma around socialism

By Owen Murray
February 28, 2018

Roommates Seamus Malekafzali and Aaron Foster share both a 2 Boylston Place triple and a dedication to leftist politics. The two freshmen started a new group, Young Democratic Socialists of Emerson,...

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