Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emersons COVID-19 testing center at the corner of Kneeland Street and Harrison Ave.

Emerson reports 5 new positives, 7-day total up to 31

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
April 6, 2021

Positive COVID-19 tests at Emerson continued to surge Tuesday, after the college reported five new positives from testing conducted on Monday — bringing the total number reported over the past seven...

Emersons testing site is located at a Tufts Medical Center facility on the corner of Harrison Ave. and Kneeland St.

Positive tests at Emerson soar ahead of in-person classes

By Charlie McKenna
January 30, 2021

Emerson reported five new positive COVID-19 tests Friday, pushing the total number of positives reported since the spring semester began to 36, and the total across both fall and spring semester testing...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Case Surge Prompts Baker to Dial Back Reopening

By Katie Lannan, State House News Service
December 8, 2020

Capacity limits will be lowered across an array of businesses, some indoor recreation venues will again close, and rules around mask-wearing and dining out will be tightened starting Sunday, as Massachusetts...

A student stands on a social distancing marker inside the Emerson testing center.

Emerson, cancel in-person classes immediately

By Editorial Board
November 18, 2020

This week feels like a much-anticipated moment is finally upon us. Emerson went almost three months without seeing a significant uptick in COVID-19 cases. For so long, it felt like we might actually make...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,139 new coronavirus cases

By Charlie McKenna
November 1, 2020

Massachusetts reported 1,139 new coronavirus cases and 22 deaths Sunday, as new infections in the state continue to increase rapidly. The day’s positivity rate per people tested was 6.1 percent, while...

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