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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Bill Alexs yearbook photo in The Emersonian, 1966.

‘Born communicator’ from class of 1966 leaves behind journalism scholarship

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
March 31, 2022

Vassilios Alex didn’t learn English until kindergarten. That didn’t stop the Emerson alum from a decades-long radio career that saw him take on everything from newscasting to sports commentary—and...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Wendell-Judd Cup, Parkland, Sports Update

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Wendell-Judd Cup, Parkland, Sports Update

By Ryan Ribeiro
February 25, 2020

On this episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour, host Ryan Ribeiro is joined at the top of the show by managing editor Jakob Menendez to talk about the Wendell-Judd Cup ski race that took place in Marlboro...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: NEWMAC contenders, FEB Vote, Marlboro ski program

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: NEWMAC contenders, FEB Vote, Marlboro ski program

By Ryan Ribeiro
February 12, 2020

Host Ryan Ribeiro is joined by Sports Editor Ethan McDowell to break down Emerson's basketball doubleheader on Wednesday, with the men's team clinching a playoff spot and the women's team still in the...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: SGA Treasurer discusses eligibility

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: SGA Treasurer discusses eligibility

By Ryan Ribeiro
February 10, 2020

Host Ryan Ribeiro and SGA reporter Andrew Brinker are joined by SGA Executive Treasurer Abigail Semple to talk about eligibility questions raised in the past week and how it affects the future of the proposed...

Berkeley Beacon News Hour: SGA Impeachment, Marlboro Update, Trump Impeachment Rally

Berkeley Beacon News Hour: SGA Impeachment, Marlboro Update, Trump Impeachment Rally

By Ryan Ribeiro
February 6, 2020

On this edition of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour, host Ryan Ribeiro provides an update on the Emerson/Marlboro College merger, reads through some top stories in this week's edition of the paper, catches...

The Office for Civil Rights currently has one open investigation into the college after a parent of a former student alleged that the college discriminated against their son.

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 12/13: Semester wrap up

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
December 13, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 12/13: Semester wrap up" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour—a morning...

Emerson professor Gian Lombardo said he wished the college had included employee unions in health care price talks.

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 12/9: Health insurance anxiety, ECAPS increases staff, EDC restrictions, and Marlboro trustree

December 9, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 12/9: Health insurance anxiety, ECAPS increases staff, EDC restrictions, and Marlboro trustree" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 12/6: SGA VP to run for Executive President, Nate Martin shines for BBall, Woj Pod live taping

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 12/6: SGA VP to run for Executive President, Nate Martin shines for BBall, “Woj Pod” live taping

December 6, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 12/6: SGA VP to run for Executive President, Nate Martin shines for BBall, "Woj Pod" live taping" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB...

The Office of Internationalization and Global Engagement hosted the Global Pathways Film Festival as part of the college’s annual International Education Week.

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 12/4: Global Pathways film festival, new study abroad opportunities, and wellness checks

December 4, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 12/4: Global Pathways film festival, new study abroad opportunities, and wellness checks" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with...

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

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
November 25, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/25: Massachusetts bans plastic bags and Marlboro merger updates" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode...

Sara Coffey, alumna and co-chair of the Marlboro campus working group, said the group will meet for the first time on Dec. 9. Cho Yin Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/22: VMA class to produce gun violence prevention videos, Pelton visits Marlboro

November 22, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/22: VMA class to produce gun violence prevention videos, Pelton visits Marlboro" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest...

The Potash Hill campus was sold in May for $225,000.

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/20: Marlboro update, plastic bag ban, and SGA town hall

November 20, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/20: Marlboro update, plastic bag ban, and SGA town hall" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of The Berkeley...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/18: New vape ban, ECPD diversity, and graduate student union ban

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/18: New vape ban, ECPD diversity, and graduate student union ban

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
November 18, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/18: New vape ban, ECPD diversity, and graduate student union ban" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of...

An Asset Transfer Agreement, signed by Emerson and Marlboro, revealed that Emerson expects to receive just over $20 million from the merger.

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/15: Latest on the Marlboro College merger

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
November 15, 2019

Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour—a morning radio program dedicated to discussing both campus and city news with a splice of music in...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/13: Marlboro College merger

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/13: Marlboro College merger

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
November 13, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/13: Marlboro College merger" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour—a morning...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/8: NEWMAC Playoff update and winter sports preview

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/8: NEWMAC Playoff update and winter sports preview

November 8, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/8: NEWMAC Playoff update and winter sports preview" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of The Berkeley Beacon...

The Berkeley Beacon New Hour 11/6: Registration crash, Turning Point speaker, and Pete Buttigieg

The Berkeley Beacon New Hour 11/6: Registration crash, Turning Point speaker, and Pete Buttigieg

November 6, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon on WECB 11/6: Registration crash, Turning Point speaker, and Pete Buttigieg" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Wednesday with the latest episode of...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/4: Interview with Haley Clegg of The Suffolk Journal

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/4: Interview with Haley Clegg of The Suffolk Journal

November 4, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/4: Interview with Haley Clegg of The Suffolk Journal" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Wednesday with the sixth episode of The...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/1: Beacon photo team

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/1: Beacon photo team

November 1, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/1: Beacon Photo Team" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Wednesday with the sixth episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour—a morning...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 10/30: Remembering lost community members and tracking NEWMAC playoff races

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 10/30: Remembering lost community members and tracking NEWMAC playoff races

October 30, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 10/30: Remembering lost community members and tracking NEWMAC playoff races" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Wednesday with the...

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