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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Wendell-Judd Cup, Parkland, Sports Update

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Wendell-Judd Cup, Parkland, Sports Update

By Ryan Ribeiro
February 25, 2020

On this episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour, host Ryan Ribeiro is joined at the top of the show by managing editor Jakob Menendez to talk about the Wendell-Judd Cup ski race that took place in Marlboro...

Parkland, two years later

Parkland, two years later

By Robbie Shinder
February 14, 2020

Every year, Feb. 14 represents a day of love. Valentine's Day. But this year, and for every year of the rest of their lives, many people will not celebrate love and instead mourn the deaths caused by this...

With these recent tragic suicides, advocates for gun reform and school safety must make the mental health of mass shooting survivors one of their main priorities. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: When the news coverage ends but the agony doesn’t

By Robbie Shinder
April 3, 2019

Fear and disbelief struck the Parkland, Florida community for a second time. After the murder of 17 innocent people during a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year, one would think...

There were outpourings of love from around the world shortly after the Parkland tragedy, such as a nationwide movement against gun violence. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: One year after Parkland, how to love on a day of hate

By Robbie Shinder
February 13, 2019

My grandfather sent me a card every Valentine’s Day, but he always crossed out “Valentine’s” and wrote “LOVE” instead. So, my card on Feb. 14 always read “Happy LOVE Day.” Every year Feb....

Wednesday walkout demonstrates protesting progress

By Editorial Board
March 14, 2018

At issue: The difficulty of creating a purposeful protest Our take: Walkout participants are headed in the right direction Over 200 Emerson students participated in a nationwide walkout on Wednesday...

What are your thoughts on the walkout against gun violence?

March 14, 2018

We gave Emerson students the following prompt on Facebook and Twitter to ask them for their opinions on the walkout on March 14 in 100-200 words: “This Wednesday a national walkout to protest gun...

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