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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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The ideal birth control: No Nut November

By Maddie Barron, Staff Writer
November 16, 2022

Despite the magic in the air this holiday season, there won't be many sleigh bells jingling in anyone’s chimneys this winter.  With the current array of contraceptive options available in a post-Roe...

Head mens and womens tennis coach Aaron Bergeron has been on paternity leave since the birth of his child in November and will return to Emerson this week.

Tennis coaches welcome new additions off the court

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
February 10, 2021

As tennis coaches’ families grow at home, questions arise about the teams’ upcoming spring seasons, a fate not unfamiliar to spring sports athletes.  Last fall, head coach Aaron Bergeron welcomed...

What choice are parents left with if they or their child suffers from a minor sickness that continues past the mandated 12 weeks in Emerson’s current policy? / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Parental leave policies don’t support families’ needs

By Diti Kohli, Print Designer
March 27, 2019

Teary-eyed and six months pregnant, Emerson program manager Nicole Martignetti held her belly gently. After quietly shutting her office door, she recalled returning to work after her 12-week maternity...

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