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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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

By Mariyam Quaisar, Editor-at-large
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. Our actions are inexcusable—not only because of...

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 sleep schedule, unrelenting stress, a love for 172...

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. 1, 1947. It has continuously published print editions...

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 and silenced by our newsroom’s culture....

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 at Emerson, have repeatedly produced content and...

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, which doubles the number from the 2017-18 academic...

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