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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

American Indian activist Chali’Naru Dones speaking to a crowd of protesters in Boston on Indigenous Peoples Day, 2020.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day protest calls for end of Columbus Day

By Charlie McKenna
October 10, 2020

Hundreds marched from Boston Common to the North End Saturday afternoon to call on the city of Boston to formally replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day and remove existing monuments of Christopher...

Photo credit: Rachel Culver

Boston residents reject impeachment outcome in front of State House

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
February 6, 2020

On a chilly and historic Wednesday night, hundreds of demonstrators turned out to the Boston Common to call out what they saw as the mishandling of the impeachment proceedings of President Donald J. Trump.As...

Emerson Flows, Emeron’s chapter of national organization PERIOD, will attend a rally for
accessible menstrual products on Oct. 19. Courtesy of Natalie DeRoche

Students rally for accessible menstrual products

By Juliet Norman, Opinion Editor
October 16, 2019

Decked out in all-red outfits and holding up signs of protest, student organization Emerson Flows will gather in City Hall Plaza on Oct. 19 to rally against period poverty. Mass NOW, Massachusetts...

Protesters began in downtown Boston and marched across the Longfellow bridge to arrive at Bostons Amazon Headquarters in Cambridge. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

‘Never Again March’ calls on Amazon to cut corporate ties with ICE

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
September 6, 2019

Hundreds of activists marched through the streets of Boston Thursday, demanding an end to Amazon’s corporate ties to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Chanting “Never Again Means Now” and...

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks on Boston Common in the first campaign stop in his Humanity First tour. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang brings campaign to Boston Common

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
April 11, 2019

Andrew Yang, a fringe Democratic candidate for the 2020 presidential election, called for universal basic income—providing $1,000 a month to every American over the age of 18—at a campaign rally on...

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