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Illustration of concussion

The NFL should reevaluate its concussion protocol

By Mariyam Quaisar, Editor-at-large
October 6, 2022

There were five minutes and fifteen seconds left in the second quarter of the game between the Miami Dolphins and the Cincinnati Bengals when the Dolphins’ quarterback was rushed to the hospital.  On...

ECPD entrance/ Beacon Archives

The anxiety of gun violence looms in higher education

By Chloe Els, Staff Writer
September 7, 2022

During orientation week, the Emerson College Police Department told every first year about an active shooter training offered on campus. Although new Emerson students have not had a chance to participate...

Anna Feder at the Bright Lights Film Series in 2019.

Bright Lights Film Series kicks off with ‘On These Grounds,’ exposing over-policing in schools

By Dionna Santucci
October 14, 2021

Bright Lights Film kicked off its fall 2021 series on Wednesday, Sept. 22 with the documentary “On These Grounds.” The film was created by three alumni, Garret Zevgetis ‘05, Kevin Bright ‘76,...

The view of Boylston St. from The Little Building.

Emerson releases disciplinary measures for students who violate COVID-19 safety protocols

By Charlie McKenna
August 18, 2020

Emerson students who violate the college’s COVID-19 safety protocols will be referred to the standard student conduct policy to receive disciplinary action, a college official announced Tuesday. In...

I need to know that, when the lives of people with disabilities are placed in students’ hands, students will do everything in their power to keep those of us with disabilities—visible or not—safe.

Don’t be the reason someone gets COVID-19

By Greyson Acquaviva, Staff Photographer
July 25, 2020

Around this time each year since I officially entered Emerson, I’ve always found myself coming to campus with a certain worry.  As an incoming first-year student two years ago, my biggest concern...

The gurdwara collects people of one following to thank a higher being for their fortunate pasts or pray for better futures. And just like other global houses of worship, it is under fire. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Religious Institutions Should Not Have To Pay For Safety

By Diti Kohli, Print Designer
September 4, 2019

The officer at my local gurdwara, a Sikh house of worship, always sat alertly in his SUV. He puzzled over families entering the building, which houses a behemoth kitchen used to prepare community meals...


Beacon Breakdown: What happens if an active shooter is on campus?

March 29, 2018

By Chris Van Buskirk and Kaitlyn Bryson As school shootings and gun violence draw more national attention, The Berkeley Beacon wondered what safety precautions were in place to deal with a worst-case...

Please don’t make us fight sports fans to get to class

By Editorial Board
February 1, 2018

At issue: Potential parade could interrupt campus and classes Our take: Don’t risk it. Postpone class times Any Emerson student that had to trudge to class on Feb. 7, 2017 knows the absurdity...

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