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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

Super Happy Fun America President John Hugo (left) and Samson Racioppi organized Saturdays parade which is expected to draw dozens of supporters and hundreds of counter protesters.
Montse Landeros / Beacon Correspondant

Boston Police release plan for parade day

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21 / August 30, 2019

The Boston Police Department alerted residents of road closures and other restrictions on Friday via a press release in anticipation of the Straight Pride...

Super Happy Fun America President John Hugo (center) and organizers Samson Racioppi (right) and Mark Sahady spoke at the Thursday night press conference. Montse Landeros / Beacon Correspondent

Parade organizers raise safety concerns following Pelton’s statement

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor / August 29, 2019

Straight Pride Parade organizer Samson Racioppi said at a press conference Thursday night that President M. Lee Pelton put parade organizers at risk by...

Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton

UPDATED: Pelton denounces Straight Pride Parade in community email

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor / August 28, 2019

President M. Lee Pelton released a statement today condemning the Straight Pride Parade scheduled to pass by Emerson’s campus on Saturday, August 31.  The...

The Straight Pride Parade will begin at Copley Square and head towards the college on Boylston Street. Anissa Gardizy/Beacon Staff

Straight Pride Parade Passing Emerson on Move-In Weekend

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer / August 22, 2019

President Pelton released a statement on Wednesday, August 28. Read the most recent coverage here.  President M. Lee Pelton plans to release a statement...