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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The faces of the Boston Asian American Film Festival

The faces of the Boston Asian American Film Festival

By Ryan Yau, Staff Writer
November 2, 2022

The annual Boston Asian American Film Festival was held in the Paramount Theatre from Oct. 20 to Oct. 31. This year’s program contained three narrative films, three documentaries, and various shorts...

Photo: Sheen Hui

Wicked Queer Film Festival returns in person

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
April 6, 2022

The Wicked Queer Film Festival will return in person from April 7–17 after being virtual for two years. “There's nothing that beats an in-person screening,” Executive Director Shawn Cotter said....

The exterior of Paramount Theater on Washington Street.

Paramount set to house students during fall semester

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
July 11, 2021

Emerson intends to house students in the Paramount Center Residence Hall during the fall semester, after it was designated as a quarantine and isolation space for the entire 2020-21 academic year.  Paramount...

The Colonial Theatre

Colonial Theatre to reopen in September with new programming

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
July 8, 2021

The Emerson Colonial Theatre will open its doors to the public in September 2021 for the first time in seventeen months, the Ambassador Theatre Group announced on Thursday. The historic theatre—which,...

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Incident Journal

February 28, 2019

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to the Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Feb. 18 A student...

Ollie West stars in Hamnet, playing at the Paramount Theatre through Oct. 7 / Courtesy of Gianmarco Bresadola

Review: Hamnet rises to greatness on Paramount stage

By Ally Rzesa
October 3, 2018

I went into Hamnet expecting a straightforward, one-man play about Shakespeare’s son. I figured it’d play around with Shakespeare’s family life or twist the meaning of Hamlet quotes similar to my...

Incident Journal

By Max Reyes
October 5, 2017

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.   Tuesday, Sept. 19 Sodexo...

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