Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The athletics departments partnership with PlaySiight will improve quality of streams and film for all sports including the production at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym.

Winter sports face an uncertain future amid COVID surge

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 13, 2022

The 2021-22 season for the Emerson Lions’ winter sports teams started off bright with electrifying performances in front of the home crowd at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym, but now face a similar...

33 Fall student-athletes named to academic all-conference team

33 Fall student-athletes named to academic all-conference team

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 11, 2021

After a rigorous Fall 2021 campaign, 33 Emerson student-athletes were named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference team for their dedication to coursework...

The womens volleyball team is one of the 10 sports teams impacted by the decision.

Emerson cancels seasons for non-competing sports teams

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 5, 2021

Emerson canceled all non-competing sports seasons on Monday morning following guidance from the Boston Public Health Commission due to a rise in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the city, according to Athletic...

Austin Franklin (2) has scored 37 career goals. He will have the opportunity to add to that total this spring.

Eligibility extension brings back Franklin for fifth season

By Shruti Rajkumar
August 30, 2020

On June 26, men’s lacrosse team co-captain and recent graduate Austin Franklin posted a statement on Instagram ending with the words “I’m back.” It indicated his return to the team for the 2021...

Heightened concerns about testing, travel, practice led to fall sports cancellation

Heightened concerns about testing, travel, practice led to fall sports cancellation

By Ethan McDowell
July 15, 2020

Weeks of deliberation by the college’s athletic department led to a much-anticipated announcement Tuesday: all fall athletic competition is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Athletic Director...

College announces decision to cancel fall sports

College announces decision to cancel fall sports

By Lara Hill and Emily Cardona
July 14, 2020

The college announced its decision Tuesday afternoon to cancel all competitive sporting events for the fall 2020 athletic season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement from Vice President...

The NEWMAC canceled all spring sports seasons on Thursday.

NEWMAC cancels spring seasons, Emerson ends non-conference competition

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor
March 12, 2020

The college plans to cancel all non-conference athletic games starting Monday after the NEWMAC announced it was canceling all conference games starting Monday, officials said. The New England Women’s...

Emerson Athletics to continue spring schedules

Emerson Athletics to continue spring schedules

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor
March 11, 2020

The athletic department will not cancel any future contests or events despite the college’s transition to online classes due to COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, according to Athletic Director...

The Lions hold the highest GPA of any Division III womens basketball team.

Emerson athletes crowd Dean’s List

By Emily Cardona
February 19, 2020

Emerson student athletes earned 72 spots on the fall 2019 Dean’s List with women’s soccer and volleyball teams fielding the highest number of honorees. Nine athletes from both teams received spots...

Patricia Nicol joined Emersons Athletic Department in 2014 Photo credit: Rachel Culver

Athletic director elevates sports programs

By Emily Cardona
January 30, 2020

When Patricia Nicol took over as Emerson's Athletic Director in 2014, she faced the challenge of enhancing the school's athletic program.During Nicol's tenure, the men's basketball team won the college's...

The Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym

Suffolk University to reopen gym in early February

By Ethan Mcdowell
January 29, 2020

Suffolk University’s Athletic Director Cary McConnell is targeting Feb. 10 as the date the school will reopen its gym following a flooding incident that occurred over winter break. In the meantime,...

Tim Neverett 88 (center) joined WEEI in 2015 as a commentator for Red Sox games. Photo by Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

Alumnus calls Red Sox World Series Win

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
November 15, 2018

Tim Neverett ‘88 watched the Boston Red Sox from the bleachers as an Emerson student thirty years ago. Now Neverett’s fandom drove him out of the stands and into the WEEI Red Sox Radio booth. Before...

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