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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

Sophomore defender Yoshiko Slater was named to NEWMACs First Team All-Conference.

Women’s soccer team earns six All-Conference selections, two other awards

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor / November 19, 2022

After a historic season, the Emerson women’s soccer team—which won the NEWMAC championship on Nov. 5—added to its trophy case Thursday after being...

The Emerson mens soccer team defeated Springfield College on Sept. 17.

Men’s soccer beats Springfield 2-0

By Jianbo Ma and Puiman Tsui / September 23, 2022

The Emerson Lions defeated the Springfield Pride 2-0 at home in their NEWMAC season opener on Sept. 17.  Entering the game, the Lions were undefeated,...

Tuesday’s win was the second of the season for the Lady Lions.

Women’s soccer routs Plymouth State 5-1 in second win of the season

By Leo Kagan, Assistant Sports Editor / September 19, 2022

The Emerson women’s soccer team defeated its NEWMAC rival Plymouth State Panthers 5-1 on Tuesday, securing the Lions’ second win on the season.  The...

Bill Alexs yearbook photo in The Emersonian, 1966.

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

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-large / 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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...