Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

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, News Editor
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 tests of the 882 tests administered, setting the daily...

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
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 email from Vice President and Dean of Campus...

The Emerson College Barnes and Noble store.

Emerson to hold first week of spring semester classes remotely

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
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 hold all courses on the Boston campus remotely from...

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
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 announced in an email Wednesday afternoon, 20 days...

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
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 as a precaution against COVID-19. The new calendar,...

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
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 cancellation comes after college officials were...

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