Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

(left to right) Matt Doherty, Aidan Manion, and Carter Nevulis. Photo credit: Matt Berry

Three college students create a clothing brand to promote sustainability and positivity

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
April 6, 2022

In an effort to spread positivity and advocate for the Earth, three Massachusetts college sophomores started a clothing brand.  The Local Brand is a clothing brand founded by long-time friends Matt...

Emerson Colleges new campus sustainability manager, Jennifer Lamy. (Courtesy Jennifer Lamy)

Emerson welcomes Jennifer Lamy as new campus sustainability manager

By Maeve Lawler, Deputy Enterprise News Editor
February 17, 2022

Emerson has hired a new campus sustainability manager to direct the college’s climate policy, filling a vacancy that has lasted nearly two years.  Jennifer Lamy assumed the role on Jan. 24. The position,...

I never could have imagined how students’ excessive online shopping could impact the workers, and how much worse this purchasing habit would get over the course of my college career. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

By Kaitlyn Bryson
September 3, 2019

In a world filled with instant gratification, personally tailored advertisements, and one-click shopping, it can be easy to overlook how our purchases impact others. But our lack of knowledge is exactly...

Courtesy of Earth Emerson

#DivestEmerson calls for end to college fossil fuel investments

By Stefania Lugli
March 1, 2018

Earth Emerson launched a second attempt at convincing the college’s Board of Trustees to withdraw investments, or divest, from fossil fuel companies. The revitalized effort spurred from concern about...

Mass Green Summit brings environmental action to Emerson

By Gabriella Mrozowski
February 1, 2018

The college will host the third annual Mass Green Summit—a series of panels advocating for grassroots environmental action—as part of its seven-year promise to lower the college’s environmental impact....

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