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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Makeup Atelier logo, created by Julia Magdziak.

First-years start new student makeup organization

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
February 3, 2022

New student organization Makeup Atelier, created by two first-years in the business of creative enterprises major, is the most recent addition to Emerson’s artistic institute.  President Elze Remeikyte...

Two NBS members at the fall 2021 org fair.

Student organizations return to in-person gatherings

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
September 16, 2021

After 18 months of only using Zoom, student organizations are once again filling theaters, staging scenes for film sets, and collaborating with each other to create art. The true on-campus experience can...

A Spring 2020 Student Government Association meeting. Photo by Yongze Wang.

Structural changes reshaping student government following rocky semester

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
January 30, 2020

Following a somewhat tumultuous semester at the college, the Student Government Association is proceeding with unprecedented adaptations to the organization’s fundamental executive structure, which are...

Unrecognized organizations receive funding for events

Unrecognized organizations receive funding for events

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 27, 2018

The Student Government Association set aside $5,000 in funding for five unrecognized organizations at the weekly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The money will fund one-time events for the organizations...

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,...

Cathleen DaCosta debuted Heroin Is Not Chic at New York Fashion Week. Photo courtesy of Cathleen DaCosta.

Alum combats ‘heroin chic’ trend with style

By Emily Mason
March 22, 2018

In the late '90s, supermodel Kate Moss popularized “heroin chic,” a fashion style based around grunge. Today, Cathleen DaCosta ‘10 has repurposed the phrase, turning it from a glamorization of drug...

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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