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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

One of the graphics POWER used to promote #ESOCWeekofAction in November.

Community Equity Action Plan reports updates from faculty, advisory group

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
March 30, 2021

Emerson released an update on its Community Equity Action Plan Tuesday afternoon, outlining progress on the list of demands that were brought forward during the #ESOCWeekofAction in the fall 2020 semester. The...

Students at Nation Broadcast Society meeting.

Student organizations still fighting through pandemic-era restrictions

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
March 18, 2021

Student organizations, a focal point of the Emerson experience for many, have weathered a year in the pandemic despite an abundance of logistical hurdles and safety guidelines curtailing typical programming.  Since...

President M. Lee Pelton responds to community unrest following COVID-19 pandemic.

Pelton responds to “unprecedented” COVID-19 uncertainty

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
March 11, 2020

President M. Lee Pelton said many answers concerning long-term extracurricular continuation, housing feasibility, summer and fall classes, and room, board, and tuition refunds remain uncertain amid the...

Evan McDonald (left) and Jeru Berry (right) created No Whites Allowed and the documentary won the Audience Award at Emersons Film Festival. - Photo by Thomas Bloxham / Beacon Correspondent

Alumni ‘No Whites Allowed’ documentary exposes Emerson’s lack of diversity

By Cassandre Coyer
April 2, 2019

Evan McDonald ’18 joined comedy troupe Emerson Comedy Workshop in January 2016 as the first black man to ever join in its 40 years of existence. After acknowledging the lack of inclusion in comedy troupes...

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