Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

East Boston is the second most popular neighborhood for off-campus and transfer students.
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Student surge to Eastie raised gentrification concerns

By Riane Roldan
November 1, 2017

An influx of students, from Emerson and elsewhere, are moving to East Boston as rent in other neighborhoods continues to rise and on-campus housing remains scarce and expensive—leading some community...

Craig Steven Wilder spoke to the community about systemic oppression at the EPI launch event.
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Emerson Prison Initiative launch pushes for “democratization of education” for prisoners

By Riane Roldan
September 27, 2017

Across the country, states are spending over a million dollars a year on incarceration fees—and sometimes, that’s just for the inmates living within one single census block. This, Craig Steven Wilder...

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