Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Fraternity and sorority life organizations overcome challenges amid hybrid-style recruitment

By Adri Pray, News Editor
February 3, 2022

Emerson’s Spring 2022 Fraternity and Sorority Life recruitment operated through a hybrid integration of events that began Jan. 24. Junior visual and media arts major Tristen Pon, head of marketing...

Phi Alpha Tau hopes to change culture after 18-month hiatus

Phi Alpha Tau hopes to change culture after 18-month hiatus

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
January 27, 2022

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault.  Phi Alpha Tau will return to action this semester, marking the end of the fraternity’s 18-month hiatus in response to a series...

Members of Kappa Gamma Chi opted out of recruitment this semester.

Fraternity and Sorority Life navigate the semester under COVID-19 regulations

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
October 6, 2020

Fall is typically the peak semester for fraternity and sorority life on campus, who usually welcome a new member class through recruitment events. But this year, as yet another consequence of the COVID-19...

Brothers of Phi Alpha Tau Abe Speck (left) and Joshua Sun (right) helped organize this years Dr. David Brudnoy Memorial Award Gala. Rachel Culver / Beacon Correspondent.

Phi Alpha Tau honors Boston police commissioner

By Elena Naze
November 11, 2019

In the early 2000s, Phi Alpha Tau active brothers often met at Dr. David Brudnoy’s apartment to listen in on his WBZ radio show and meet his guests.  Brudnoy, a broadcaster since 1971, battled HIV...

FAB approves two appeals requests, dismisses others

FAB approves two appeals requests, dismisses others

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
October 27, 2019

The Financial Advisory Board unanimously approved two appeals requests worth just over $3,500 on Thursday, while two additional requests were dismissed. XeCult, an organization dedicated to promoting...

Phi Alpha Tau appeal request funds week-long AID research fundraiser

Phi Alpha Tau appeal request funds week-long AID research fundraiser

By Emily Cardona
October 23, 2018

The Financial Advisory Board approved Phi Alpha Tau’s appeal request to fund its annual week-long fundraiser for AIDS research at the weekly Thursday meeting. Phi Alpha Tau appealed to the Student...

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