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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

The Emerson softball team (courtesy of Claire Overton)

Emerson softball dazzles in spring break play, looks ahead to season

March 22, 2023

After a promising start to their season in Florida over spring break, the Emerson softball team is looking to build off of their success in the Sunshine...

Graduate Center Jarred Houston will be leaving Emerson as its most decorated mens basketball player.

Jarred Houston earns NEWMAC Athlete of the Year & Defensive Athlete of the Year

March 22, 2023

Emerson men’s basketball veteran Jarred Houston ended his dominant 2022-23 campaign with some notable hardware: in addition to making the All-Conference...

Senior forward Katie Beckmann against MIT

Women’s basketball defeated on Senior Day

February 16, 2022

The Emerson women’s basketball team fell to Springfield College 76-45 in a heartbreaking defeat on Senior Day.  The team honored the two players...

Zach Waterhouse scores layup against Springfield Collefe to make the score 35-19

Men’s basketball team extends win streak to four

January 27, 2022

Emerson’s men’s basketball team defeated Springfield College on Wednesday night with a season-high score of 98-77, increasing their record to 5-2 in...

Isabella Chu recorded 11 kills in the loss to MIT on Sept. 13.

Women’s volleyball team falls to Springfield College in first playoff round

November 3, 2021

The women’s volleyball team lost 3-1 to Springfield College Tuesday night in the first round of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference...

Emerson finished the season with a 1-9 record.

Baseball loses doubleheader to Springfield to end season

May 2, 2021

The baseball team fell to Springfield College in both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader in Springfield, Massachusetts to close out the spring season. Springfield...

Baseball is one of the four spring sports affected by the cancellation.

Emerson cancels all athletics for a week as positive COVID-19 tests rise on campus

April 8, 2021

All athletics games and practices are canceled for at least the next week, as Emerson imposes new restrictions to limit the number of positive COVID-19...

The Lions’ next game is against Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on April 10.

Women’s lacrosse game against Clark canceled due to COVID-19 protocols

April 2, 2021

The women’s lacrosse game against Clark University scheduled for Saturday, April 3 is canceled due to “COVID-19 protocols”, the college said in a...

Senior guard Quinn Madden scored eight points and totaled four assists in the loss to Springfield Photo credit: Rachel Culver

Women’s basketball loses third-straight matchup

February 1, 2020

The women’s basketball team lost to the Springfield College Pride by 40 points on Saturday, its third straight loss in conference play.Springfield...

Sophomore Carolyn Vaimoso (left, airborne) averaged 4.5 kills per set before her season ending injury last year. Carol Rangel / Beacon Staff

Sophomore recovers from season ending injury with award winning year

October 31, 2019

As Carolyn Vaimoso lay on the court after falling in the first set of a conference matchup against Coast Guard in September 2018, the only thing going...

Sophomore Drake Murphy poses with his NEWMAC championship ring. Domenic Conte / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball receives first-ever NEWMAC championship rings

October 9, 2019

Players on the men’s basketball team received championship rings this week after winning the program’s first-ever conference title in the 2019 season. “Being...

Freshman Zach Waterhouse finishes a reverse layup under the net for 2 of his 17 points against Springfield in the 2019 NEWMAC semifinals.

Men’s basketball makes history, advances to championship

February 22, 2019

The men’s basketball team overcame Springfield College 80-69 to advance to its first New England Women’s and Men’s Conference championship in the program's history....

Senior Charlie Boyle (No. 33) tied her career record of 35 points scored in a single game in the Lions win over Springfield. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Women’s basketball beats Springfield for first time in team history

February 7, 2019

The women’s basketball team survived triple overtime against Springfield College on Wednesday night by beating the Pride 89-84 for the first time in...

Junior Kate Foultz (No. 14) made 100 percent of her free throw attempts in an Emerson victory over Coast Guard. Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

Women’s basketball triumphs over Coast Guard in overtime

February 2, 2019

The women’s basketball team edged out the United States Coast Guard Academy 70-66 in an overtime thriller on Saturday afternoon. The Lions raced...

Freshman guard Zach Waterhouse (No. 10) shoots over an opponent on defense. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball enters NEWMAC play with three dominating wins

January 16, 2019

The men’s basketball team started the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference regular-season play with wins over the United States Coast...

Veronica Alberts will be the only senior captain in the 2019 fall season. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer to face Springfield in NEWMAC semifinal

October 31, 2018

The college’s No. 3 seed women’s soccer team will face No. 2 seed Springfield College in the semifinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic...