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

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

The college will show Senseless Smoke, a film based on the experiences of several Boston youths, as one of several events in celebration of Black History Month.

Emerson to host panels, events during Black History Month

By Vivi Smilgius / February 10, 2022

Emerson will host several events in celebration of the nationwide observance of Black History Month, including panels, keynote speakers, and roundtable...

An SGA meeting. Photo credit: Yongze Wang

SGA considers diversity, student engagement initiatives

By Vivi Smilgius / December 1, 2021

The Student Government Association discussed a fight for mental health breaks at colleges in the Boston area at its meeting on Oct. 8. Executive Vice...

A Student Government Association meeting in spring 2020.

SGA closes meeting to talk with Intercultural student affairs

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor / November 10, 2020

The Student Government Association’s weekly Student Assembly meeting was closed to the public and The Beacon, after the group entered executive session...

Director of Intercultural Student Affairs Tamia Jordan handles name and gender changes on file for students. Beacon Archives

College lacks official classroom pronoun procedure

By Xinyi Xu and Tomas Gonzalez / February 21, 2019

The college does not have an official procedure for teachers to review students’ pronouns in class, but the Intercultural Student Affairs Office recommends...

Director of Intercultural Student Affairs Tamia Jordan handles name and gender changes on file for students. Beacon Archives

Intercultural Student Affairs emcees hip-hop month

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor / April 19, 2018

At age 14, Elmer Martinez started dancing in Lowell’s underground hip-hop scene. He said hip-hop influenced his upbringing, and he saw a lack of that...