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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

President M. Lee Pelton responds to community unrest following COVID-19 pandemic.

President Pelton condemns capitol siege in letter

By Frankie Rowley
Published January 6, 2021

President M. Lee Pelton condemned Wednesday’s siege of the United States Capitol building, a last-ditch effort by Trump loyalists to overturn the results...

Rioters stormed the United States Capitol Building Wednesday afternoon in an attempt to overturn the results of the presidential election.

“It’s absolutely terrifying”: D.C.-area Emerson students denounce insurrection at U.S. Capitol Building

By Frankie Rowley
Published January 6, 2021

Emerson students living in the Washington D.C. area expressed fear and outrage as a right-wing mob supporting President Donald J. Trump stormed the U.S....

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