Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Marlboro College President speaks to News Editor Parker Purifoy.

Beacon announces partnership with Vermont newspaper

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 21, 2019

The Berkeley Beacon announced a wire service partnership with an independent Vermont newspaper in a statement Wednesday. The Beacon is partnering with The Commons, an independent Windham County, Vermont-based...

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Expected opening for The Commons at 172 Tremont St. pushed to May

By Anissa Gardizy
February 22, 2019

The Commons at 172 Tremont St. will not open for use this semester contrary to the initial projection from college officials that the building would open for students by spring 2019. The college initially...

Interior renovations to 172 Tremont St. will cost the college approximately $3.1 million.  Maia Sperber / Beacon Correspondent

Public records detail $1.1 million increase for 172 Tremont project

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
January 13, 2019

Interior renovations to The Commons at 172 Tremont St. tacked on $1.1 million more than the college initially anticipated, according to City of Boston public records. The college expected to spend...

Beacon Archives.

172 Tremont name ‘The Commons’ remains unofficial

By Frances Hui
November 28, 2018

The Commons at 172 Tremont St. still does not have an official name, according to a college official. “The Commons is a working title that college leaders adopted as a way to describe the purpose...

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Organizations receive anticipated timeline for the move to The Commons

By Rice Foster
November 8, 2018

Campus Center Director Joshua Hamlin released an anticipated timeline for the move to The Commons with organization leaders at a Nov. 2 forum. From Nov. 5 to Dec. 19, organizations will go through...

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College applied for final 172 Tremont St. building permit, expected opening in March

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
October 30, 2018

The college is expecting a final building permit authorizing all construction related tasks for The Commons at 172 Tremont St., according to a college official. Director of Construction Management...

The expected reopening of the Little Building in August 2019 is still on track, according to Vice President and Dean for Campus Life James Hoppe.

New opening date for The Commons, Little Building on schedule

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
October 24, 2018

The renovations of The Commons at 172 Tremont Street and the Little Building should finish in March and August of 2019 respectively, according to a college official at the weekly Student Government Association...

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172 Tremont St. renovations still pending building permit approval

By Ziqi Wang
October 21, 2018

The college has still not received a building permit to begin construction on The Commons at 172 Tremont St., according to a college official. Margaret Ings, vice president for government and community...

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Boston Zoning Commision approves 172 Tremont St. renovation

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
September 19, 2018

The college can begin interior renovations on The Commons at 172 Tremont St. after the Boston Zoning Commission unanimously approved the new use of the building on Sept. 12, according to a college official....

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