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The Berkeley Beacon

Bill Alexs yearbook photo in The Emersonian, 1966.

‘Born communicator’ from class of 1966 leaves behind journalism scholarship

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
March 31, 2022

Vassilios Alex didn’t learn English until kindergarten. That didn’t stop the Emerson alum from a decades-long radio career that saw him take on everything from newscasting to sports commentary—and...

Photo: Wikimedia

Eulogy of a Chelsea fan—club owner, friend of Putin’s, to sell club

By Birk Buchen
March 3, 2022

For the first time in nearly two decades, Chelsea Football Club will be up for sale, as a result of its owner’s connections to Russian President Vladimir Putin.  The saga started four days ago when...

Sophomores Aidan Ferguson (left) and Bo Feekins (right) debating about soccer on Fergusons YouTube channel, The Fergie Time Podcast.

Men’s soccer sophomores debate on new joint soccer podcast

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 7, 2020

Men’s soccer sophomore defenders Bo Feekins and Aidan Ferguson have spent the past year creating soccer content for their individual YouTube channels. In an effort to build their platforms, they are...

Senior Mallory Hanson (center) started for the Lions in their game against MIT. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer heads to playoffs despite senior day loss

By Andrew Lin
November 2, 2019

The women’s soccer team will advance to the NEWMAC playoffs despite losing 1-0 against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the Lions’ senior day.  Before the game, the team honored senior...

Freshman midfield Ainslee MacQuarrie tallied one assist in the Lions win against Smith College. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Lions snap losing streak with win over Smith College

By Ethan McDowell
October 9, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended its three-game losing streak Tuesday with a 2-1 win against conference opponent Smith College.  Freshman forward Alexa Ingersoll scored a goal to give the Lions a 1-0...

RJ Dziejma (No. 14) scored the Lions lone goal against Coast Guard. Kyle Bray / Beacon Staff.

Men’s soccer loses second straight conference game

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
September 28, 2019

The men’s soccer team lost 2-1 to the United States Coast Guard Academy during a power outage at Rotch Field on Saturday.  Sophomore midfielder RJ Dziejma scored a late-game goal, but the Lions...

Junior defender Amanda Benavente totaled two shots on goal in the teams loss to Lesley. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer ends four game win streak against Lesley

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
September 25, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended a four-game win streak following a 2-1 loss at home to Lesley University Tuesday night in the annual battle for the Charles River Cup. Lesley opened the first half with...

Freshman Cali Bruce (right) totals one goal and three assists this season. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Freshman soccer player shows dominance in midfield

By Nick Rempe
September 24, 2019

Before freshman Cali Bruce joined the women’s soccer team, she used to spend her weekends in hotels with her club soccer team, preparing for two games after a week of four practices. Bruce played...

Assistant coach Kayla Cappuzzo (center) joined the team during the off season. Montse Landeros / Beacon Correspondent

Former professional player joins women’s soccer coaching staff

By Ethan McDowell
September 11, 2019

The final whistle blew to signal the end of Northeastern University’s 2017 soccer season, and with it the end of an era for Kayla Cappuzzo.  Now, Cappuzzo works as the assistant coach of the Emerson...

The womens soccer team was one of the 14 Emerson sports teams whose season was canceled due to the pandemic.

Freshmen to potentially lead women’s soccer this season

By Andrew Lin
September 4, 2019

The women’s soccer team faces the challenge of reconstruction with a smaller and younger roster following a historic 2018 season.  The Lions capped off last season with 11 wins and seven losses....

Freshman midfielder Ainslee MacQuarrie (left, No. 24) scored the opening goal in the Lions home opener against Regis College. Photo by Carol Rangel / Beacon Photographer

Freshmen lead women’s soccer to home opening win

By Ethan McDowell
August 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team opened its season with a 2-1 win over Regis College thanks to an impressive performance from its freshmen starters. Head coach David Suvak said the team is going into this...

Sophomore Amanda Benavente (right) scored three goals last season as a defender. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer announces 2019 team captains

By Jake Peter
January 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team selected junior forward Veronica Alberts, sophomore defender Amanda Benavente, and freshman goalkeeper Megan Rose as team captains for the 2019 fall season. Head coach David...

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