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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Friends and family packed into a Beverly church on Sunday to celebrate the life of Moses Shumow. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

Friends share cherished memories of late journalism professor

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
October 29, 2019

Vanessa Ruiz recalled setting Moses Shumow up on a date with his wife Rose. Ruiz said she had to urge her friend to go out on at least one date with Moses, and when she finally did, Rose said it was the...

Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Students detail which icebreakers caught their attention

September 16, 2019

Professors are sometimes guilty of overusing icebreakers in the initial days of a new semester to get to know their classes. But icebreakers don’t always go over so well with students. We asked students...

The Data Visualization class plans to work alongside MuckRock using Freedom of Information Act requests to research gun proliferation in Massachusetts. Erin Nolan / Beacon Staff

Journalism classes investigate gun proliferation in Massachusetts

By Mark Emmons
September 27, 2018

Two journalism classes plan on using the $35,000 grant awarded to the journalism department by the Online News Association to investigate the proliferation of guns in Massachusetts, according to a Boston...

Mneesha Gellman is the director of the Emerson Prison Initiative and an assistant professor.

Emerson brings education to prison

By Allison Hagan
September 20, 2017

The Emerson Prison Initiative launched at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Concord this semester, making an Emerson liberal arts education accessible to those behind bars. Mneesha Gellman,...

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