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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The Potash Hill campus was sold in May for $225,000.

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/20: Marlboro update, plastic bag ban, and SGA town hall

November 20, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/20: Marlboro update, plastic bag ban, and SGA town hall" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of The Berkeley...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/18: New vape ban, ECPD diversity, and graduate student union ban

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/18: New vape ban, ECPD diversity, and graduate student union ban

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
November 18, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/18: New vape ban, ECPD diversity, and graduate student union ban" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of...

State primed to ban flavored tobacco and vaping products

State primed to ban flavored tobacco and vaping products

By Maxwell Carter, State House Reporter
November 14, 2019

BEACON HILL—The House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday banning the sale of all flavored tobacco and vaping products in the Commonwealth. The legislation, introduced by Rep. Danielle Gregoire...

Cho Yin Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

Students rally for state legislation to end period poverty

By Katie Redefer, Staff Writer
October 21, 2019

Impassioned speakers and protesters demanded accessibility to free menstrual products and an end to period stigmatization on Saturday at the Massachusetts National Period Day Rally. “I want to...

Emerson Professor urges students to stay informed with Venezuelas crisis

Emerson Professor urges students to stay informed with Venezuela’s crisis

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
June 8, 2019

An Emerson College professor spoke at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday to educate Boston residents and political officials on the history of Venezuela’s crisis and the current state of the...

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill banning conversion therapy for minors into law. The bill does not include. The bill would not ban non-licensed or faith-based therapy. Olivia Strauss / Beacon Staff

Gov. Baker signs conversion therapy ban into law for minors

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
April 8, 2019

Governor Charles Baker signed a bill banning conversion therapy for minors on April 8. This decision makes Massachusetts the 16th state in the nation to ban the practice. The Massachusetts State House...

Holding a rainbow flag with the word “peace” on it, David Anick, 62, said he believes in the importance of transparency and wants the full Muller report sent to Congress. Tomas Gonzalez / Beacon Staff

Hundreds gather at State House demanding the release of Mueller’s report

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
April 6, 2019

Hundreds of people rallied in front of the Massachu­setts State House advocating for the U.S. government to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report‍ to the public on Thursday, April 4. Boston...

The cardboard mosaic will be installed in the State House from Jan. 29 to Feb. 2. Photo: Justin Scott Johnson / Beacon Staff

Climate meets culture at State House event

By Annika Hom
January 25, 2018

Paintings depicting zebras running through grasslands, trees with neon tops, and environmental pleas such as, “Whatever you do, see the planet and save it,” decorated the lobby of the Massachusetts...

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