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Alum and her friend create podcast to help content creators

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
March 3, 2022

The world of content creation can be difficult to break into, especially when you’re on your own.   The Cocktails & Content Creation Podcast offers advice on how to improve your brand. The podcast...

The artwork for SEVENTEEN

Seventeen again: alum relives her last year of high school in new podcast

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
January 20, 2022

Seventeen is an age that resonates with many—an age full of friendships, appearances, and emotional ups and downs—and that’s no different for Laura Leigh Abby ‘07, the creator of a new podcast...

Liz Collins

Liz Collins ‘19 to host new podcast ‘Quarter-Life Crisis’

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
January 20, 2022

When it seems like everyone around you has already figured out their lives in their mid-20s, you may find yourself asking, “what does it mean to be successful?” Liz Collins ‘19 explores the idea...

Need a distraction? Here are some of the best true crime podcasts to listen to

Need a distraction? Here are some of the best true crime podcasts to listen to

By Campbell Parish, Assisstant Living Arts Editor
February 28, 2021

CONTENT WARNING: This article contains disturbing language and mentions of homicide Podcasts have been my go-to outlet to distract me from what's going on in the world around me. Especially with a pandemic...

Sophomores Aidan Ferguson (left) and Bo Feekins (right) debating about soccer on Fergusons YouTube channel, The Fergie Time Podcast.

Men’s soccer sophomores debate on new joint soccer podcast

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 7, 2020

Men’s soccer sophomore defenders Bo Feekins and Aidan Ferguson have spent the past year creating soccer content for their individual YouTube channels. In an effort to build their platforms, they are...

Communications professor Deion Hawkins speaks at a Campus on the Common Podcast live event.

Campus on the Common Live Podcast touches on race, gender, sustainable future

By Lily Schutt
September 29, 2020

The School of Communication held its first ever Campus on the Common LIVE podcast Wednesday to discuss representation among marginalized groups at Emerson in a dialogue between students, faculty, and administration.  Communications...

Supporting medical frontliners

Supporting medical frontliners

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer
April 29, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we support the medical frontliners who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, with producer Melissa Rosales, Vice President for Government and Community Relations in...

A pile of belonging rests curbside as one of the hundreds of Emerson students who live on campus squeezed everything they owned into their car.

How the coronavirus outbreak is affecting students’ lives

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer
March 22, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we discuss how the coronavirus outbreak affects students’ lives, with producer Melissa Rosales, Berkeley Beacon’s opinion editor, Ziqi Wang and senior visual...

SEIU members hold up Valentines cards inviting staff members to an event on Feb. 14. Tivara Tanudjaja

Emerson Staff Union Hosts Valentine’s Meet and Greet

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer
February 24, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we speak with the Emerson Staff Union, with producer Melissa Rosales, Christopher Wilson, a union member from the journalism department, and Dennis Levine, Emerson...

Performing Arts Chair Robert Colby talks about kindness

Performing Arts Chair Robert Colby talks about kindness

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer
February 3, 2020

In this week’s episode of The Beacon, we talk about kindness with producer Melissa Rosales and Performing Arts Chair Robert Colby. The Spirit of Emerson Committee’s 2020 kindness award was named after...

The Brown sisters recorded their podcasts live show in the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Archives

Podcast live show warns of climate crisis

By Emily Cardona
December 17, 2019

Podcast hosts Autumn Brown and Adrienne Maree Brown sat on either side of their friend Toshi Reagon to discuss the end of the world.  On Dec. 2., ArtsEmerson and the Office of Intercultural Student Affairs...

Number of emotional support animals on-campus doubles

Number of emotional support animals on-campus doubles

November 20, 2019

Listen to "Number of emotional support animals on-campus doubles" on Spreaker. There are 14 total emotional support animals on-campus this academic year, which doubles the number from the 2017-18 academic...

Junior Elinor Bonifant submitted her podcast, The Haunted Hour, to the 38th Annual EVVY Awards, causing it to win the first ever award in the Outstanding Podcast category. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

The Haunted Hour rises from the dead for season two

By Kaitlyn Mettetal
October 21, 2019

Trapped in Boston Logan Airport during a flight delay, junior Elinor Bonifant hastily connected to the slower-than-molasses public wi-fi. Bonifant submitted the first season of her original podcast, The...

Danielle Monroe 12 created Republic of Camberville, a fiction podcast based on Somerville and Cambridge. Courtesy of Danielle Monroe.

Emerson alumna to release localized fiction podcast

By Eloisa de Farias
September 18, 2019

When listening to children’s podcasts with her two kids, Danielle Monroe ‘12 decided to use a podcast as a new creative medium she could use to promote her writing and acting. Monroe, a graduate...

Editorial: Leaving our past in the Piano Row basement

Editorial: Leaving our past in the Piano Row basement

By Editorial Board
April 18, 2019

At Issue: A moment of self-reflection before we relocate Our Take: There's still work to be done Starting this fall, the Beacon will occupy a new office at 172 Tremont St. With this transition, we...

Beacon Podcast: Title IX breakdown

Beacon Podcast: Title IX breakdown

February 10, 2019

Beacon reporters Abigail Hadfield and Tomas Gonzalez break down the process of filing a Title IX report and what a Title IX investigation would look like.

Beacon Podcast: A Fond Farewell

Beacon Podcast: A Fond Farewell

By Max Reyes
December 27, 2018

In our final episode of the semester, we say goodbye to editor-in-chief Shafaq Patel.

Beacon Podcast: SGA Elections

Beacon Podcast: SGA Elections

By Max Reyes
November 15, 2018

  The Student Government Association elections are this week. For the inaugural episode of our podcast, we sat down with Deputy Express Editor and former SGA reporter Chris Van Buskirk to explain...

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