Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Billy Collins, a renowned American poet, will speak at the class of 2018 commencement in May. Photo courtesy of Michelle Gaseau.

U.S. poet to speak at undergraduate commencement

By Maya Gacina
April 11, 2018

The college named Billy Collins, the former official poet of the United States under the George W. Bush administration, to deliver the undergraduate class of 2018 commencement address this May.   Collins,...

Owen Elphick is the youngest writer to be published in The Hartford Courants Poets Corner. Photo: Cassandra Martinez/ Beacon Staff

Owen Elphick pens way into Poet’s Corner

By Stephanie Shih
February 1, 2018

The largest daily newspaper in Connecticut recently published eight of Owen Elphick’s poems in its monthly Poet’s Corner column, making the sophomore writing, literature, and publishing major the...

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