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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

State outlines plan, timeline for lifting remaining COVID-19 restrictions

By Katie Lannan, State House News Service
April 27, 2021

More than a year into the COVID-19 restrictions that have reshaped much of public life, Massachusetts now has a target date for when its business and capacity limits are set to be lifted: Aug. 1, 2021. That...

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 2,602 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 4, 2021

Massachusetts reported 2,602 new coronavirus cases Thursday, a rise from the 2,186 new infections reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 74.   Tuesday’s total positives were the lowest number...

Emersons Los Angeles campus.

Future of ELA spring semester still unclear amid dipping LA coronavirus cases

By Hailey Johnson
October 25, 2020

The fate of Emerson’s Los Angeles program for the spring semester remains in flux, as LA County officials have yet to approve the college’s plan to reopen the Hollywood campus.  Since March, LA...

Students cross the intersection of Boylston St. and Tremont St.

A mix of excitement and anxiety as students return to an altered campus

By Beacon Staff
September 4, 2020

Five months and 11 days after Emerson prematurely shuttered its campuses due to the initial U.S. outbreak of COVID-19, the college officially reopened its newly-retrofitted campus Monday, welcoming thousands...

A Student Government Association meeting from the spring semester.

Student organizations to face capacity restrictions and logistical hurdles in the fall

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
July 24, 2020

The usual operations of student organizations will be severely limited under strict social distancing regulations in the fall, college officials revealed Monday. Room capacities will be reduced to 20...

National Broadcast Society members work on a set.

Student leaders wrestle with managing organizations under COVID-19

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
June 17, 2020

Emerson’s hybrid-learning reopening plan, announced Wednesday afternoon, answered students’ lingering questions about the fate of the fall semester. But for many on-campus student organizations, uncertainty...

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