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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

A sign of the COVID testing site of Emerson College and Tufts University.

Emerson surpasses 500 COVID-19 cases for the spring 2022 semester

By Adri Pray, Editor-at-large
Published February 25, 2022

Emerson broke 500 COVID-19 positives on Friday, the highest-ever semester total since the onset of the pandemic.  The college reported 11 COVID-19...

Emerson is now mask-optional in all campus spaces except classrooms.

Emerson to limit in-person events for first week of spring semester

By Bailey Allen and Vivi Smilgius
Published January 2, 2022

To rebuild the “Emerson bubble,” the college will operate almost entirely virtually for the first week of its spring semester, according to a community-wide...

The Emerson College Barnes and Noble store.

Emerson to hold first week of spring semester classes remotely

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
Published December 21, 2021

Emerson will hold all classes during the first week of the spring semester remotely, college officials announced Tuesday evening.  The college will...

Cameron Manning helping students move into Little Building at the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester

Emerson delays start of in-person classes, residence hall move-in schedule, citing COVID surge

By Charlie McKenna
Published December 30, 2020

Emerson will hold the first ten days of spring semester classes online and delay move-in to on-campus residence halls by a week, President M. Lee Pelton...

Students cross the intersection of Boylston St. and Tremont St. in front of the Little Building.

Spring break formally eliminated with faculty vote

By Charlie McKenna
Published October 17, 2020

The full time faculty union approved an altered schedule for the upcoming spring semester Tuesday, finalizing the college’s plans to cancel spring break...

Emersons Kasteel Well campus in Well, Netherlands.

Kasteel Well program cancelled for spring semester due to ongoing travel restrictions

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
Published October 16, 2020

The Kasteel Well study abroad program has been cancelled for the spring semester due to ongoing European Union travel restrictions on U.S. citizens. The...

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