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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Farewell Column: Too much love, not enough time

Farewell Column: Too much love, not enough time

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
March 16, 2020

The newsroom had been planning a Beacon party for weeks.  We spend so many hours in a work setting that we need time with each other without all the stress and pressure. And then our lives were flipped...

“Fight Supremacy 2.0” led the counter protest.

Students march against fascism in counter protest

November 30, 2017

By: Belen Dumont / Beacon Correspondent and Stephanie Purifoy / Beacon Correspondent Emerson students marched in small groups in the “Fight Supremacy 2.0” protest against the “Rally for the...

The Colonial Theatre is set to reopen June 2018.

Colonial Theatre to reopen with Moulin Rouge!

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
November 1, 2017

Emerson and Ambassador Theatre Group announced the Colonial Theatre is expected to open Moulin Rouge! The Musical in June 2018 after closing in October 2015. The musical is based on the 2001 film directed...

Campus resources distinguished by disclosure

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
October 12, 2017

Emerson provides two kinds of support to students: private and confidential resources. Emerson’s confidential support systems are bound by federal and Massachusetts state law to keep any information...

Spotlight journalist discusses future of the field

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
October 11, 2017

“It’s sort of unimaginable that an institution that is supposed to care for children would let this kind of abuse go on,” said decorated journalist Walter Robinson in an event hosted in the Semel...

President Pelton said he plans to maintain the college’s commitment to undocumented students.

Pelton promises DACA students support

By Allison Hagan
September 20, 2017

President M. Lee Pelton is pledging that the college will continue to support and protect undocumented students, regardless of the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. Earlier...

The scene of the crime in Boston Common.

Man shot on Boston Common

Students were told to lock and barricade their doors after both Emerson College and the Boston Police Department received reports of gunshots on the Boston Common around 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday. In an email...

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