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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Texas should look to other countries before stripping away women’s rights

Texas should look to other countries before stripping away women’s rights

By Shannon Garrido, Multimedia Managing Editor
October 14, 2021

Over the course of my life, I feel like I have been watching women’s rights walk a tightrope across a giant canyon. But, when I was home in the Dominican Republic this summer, something felt different.  While...

Thousands rallied in Boston for abortion right.

Emerson students rally together at Boston Women’s March

By Bailey Allen, Abigail Lee, and Hannah Nguyen
October 9, 2021

Thousands of people––college students and Boston residents alike––rallied at Franklin Park Playstead in Dorchester on Oct. 2, protesting the Supreme Court’s rejection of an emergency request...

The Hypocrisy of Choice in Texas

The Hypocrisy of Choice in Texas

By Sabine Waldeck, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 24, 2021

With abortion rights once again at risk, it seems “personal freedom” is only justified in the eyes of pro-life Republicans when it comes to their right to not wear a mask or opt-out of a life-saving...

Gov. Abbott’s rollback of mask mandates, as well as allowing businesses to open at full capacity, threatens to accelerate COVID spread even further.

Texas, please stop embarrassing me

By Camryn Ciancia
March 9, 2021

As proud as I am to be a Texan, attending school in Boston has forced me to reflect on the state that I love—and it’s become apparent just how flawed my home state’s local government and elected...

Emerson Polling Director Spencer Kimball

After forecast of a landslide Biden win, college pollsters assess where they missed the mark

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
November 9, 2020

As the dust settles on the election, it becomes increasingly clear that the margins of victory for former Vice President Joe Biden were razor-thin in a number of battleground states—a far cry from the...

The election results play to a deserted Dining Center

As Trump’s chances narrow, optimistic student body awaits final election results

By Charlie McKenna and Dana Gerber
November 4, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed victories in several key battleground states Wednesday, laying clear his path to the presidency while narrowing the chances of incumbent President Donald Trump’s...

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