Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson President M. Lee Pelton and Marlboro President Kevin Quigley walk together on Peltons first visit since the merger announcement. Cho Yin Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/25: Massachusetts bans plastic bags and Marlboro merger updates

November 25, 2019

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The Massachusetts State Senate passed a bill which would ban all plastic bags in the state. The house will vote on the bill next year. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Correspondent

Mass. Senate moves forward with plastic bag ban

November 22, 2019

BEACON HILL — The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill that would ban the use of plastic bags across the state on Wednesday, taking precedence over more...