Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

‘Rootlines,’ a poetry collection hits shelves this week

‘Rootlines,’ a poetry collection hits shelves this week

By Campbell Parish, Magazine Editor
April 22, 2021

Senior creative writing major Kelsey Day Marlett explores her relationship with society and nature in her new poetry collection Rootlines, which was released on April 21.  “Humans have always been...

Richard Fucillo stands in front of the State House.

Emerson senior mounts State House campaign

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
February 25, 2021

The contest to fill an open seat for the Massachusetts House of Representatives now includes an unusual face in state politics—an Emerson College senior. Richard Fucillo, a 22-year old communications...

The college illuminated Little Building with artwork and messages celebrating the graduating class of 2020 on Saturday. The display will run for two weeks.

College lights up Little Building in honor of graduating students

By Diana Bravo and Dylan Rossiter
May 16, 2020

A series of messages and artwork lit up the Little Building Saturday night to honor the Class of 2020.  The 11-story art installation titled “One Emerson” included a video message from President...

We did not just work so hard for four years and not be able to celebrate those achievements with our friends and loved ones. We deserve to walk.

Seniors are robbed of a milestone by not walking in person

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer
March 31, 2020

In an email to the Class of 2020, President M. Lee Pelton announced that Commencement on May 9 and 10 will be postponed.  “No doubt, this news comes to you already anticipated,” he said. Maybe...

A pile of belonging rests curbside as one of the hundreds of Emerson students who live on campus squeezed everything they owned into their car.

How the coronavirus outbreak is affecting students’ lives

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer
March 22, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Beacon, we discuss how the coronavirus outbreak affects students’ lives, with producer Melissa Rosales, Berkeley Beacon’s opinion editor, Ziqi Wang and senior visual...

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