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 Little Building residence hall.

Letter from the Editor: On the insensitive coverage of campus tragedies

By Mariyam Quaisar, Managing Editor / February 10, 2023

The Berkeley Beacon failed you on Friday when we hastily published a story about the passing of Brooks Walker without consideration and proper context....

The sun sets over Boston Common as viewed from the newsroom of The Berkeley Beacon in the campus center at 172 Tremont St. on March 12, 2021.

It’s hell, but it’s worth it: The Beacon on The Beacon

By The Editorial Staff / February 3, 2022

With The Beacon celebrating its 75th anniversary, we wanted to share our thoughts on the paper. This paper has given us a lot. It has given us a fucked...

A 1967 edition of The Berkeley Beacon, the oldest in the organizations office.

‘It’s a gateway drug’: The Beacon celebrates its 75th anniversary

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor / February 1, 2022

Seventy-five years of The Berkeley Beacon.  The Beacon has been Emerson’s only student-run independent newspaper since its first edition of Feb....

Diti Kohli is the Editor-in-Chief of The Beacon.

Letter from the Editor: Where we’re at and what we still have to do

By Diti Kohli, Print Designer / November 19, 2020

The Beacon’s first print issue of the semester in early September initiated a wave of resignations from almost 20 staff members. Some felt deeply mistreated...

Note from the Editor: We take responsibility

Note from the Editor: We take responsibility

By Diti Kohli, Print Designer / September 10, 2020

A journalist’s commitment is to truth, to fairness, to balance. And this is The Beacon’s truth. We, as an institution with a longstanding history...

Beacon News Hour

How to protect yourself in the streets of Boston

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer / January 25, 2020
Producer Melissa Rosales explores safety tips on protecting yourself in the streets
Number of emotional support animals on-campus doubles

Number of emotional support animals on-campus doubles

November 20, 2019

Listen to "Number of emotional support animals on-campus doubles" on Spreaker. There are 14 total emotional support animals on-campus this academic year,...