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First-year PG Jacob Armant drives through the Fighting Scots defense.

Basketball doubleheader yields wins for men’s and women’s squads

By Leo Kagan and Jordan Pagkalinawan
November 10, 2022

The Emerson men’s and women’s basketball teams each secured season-opening victories Tuesday night—the men steamrolled Gordon College 95-51 and the women defeated Wentworth 71-64. Playing back-to-back...

Senior spotlights: Women’s volleyball seniors elevated the program and built a positive culture

Senior spotlights: Women’s volleyball seniors elevated the program and built a positive culture

By Leo Kagan, Staff Writer
November 9, 2022

At the end of every women’s volleyball season, the dismantling of the net in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym marks the end of Emerson’s seniors’ careers. After a five-set NEWMAC playoffs...

Firefighters put away the water hose.

Tufts refrigerator fire closes testing center amid hazmat concerns

By Frankie Rowley, Gabriel Borges, and Henrique Rocha
November 2, 2021

Emerson’s testing center was abruptly shuttered Tuesday afternoon after a fire forced the evacuation of the surrounding Tufts Medical Center complex, fire officials said.  Firefighters were sent...

 

How does Emerson’s COVID-19 response compare to others’ in Massachusetts?

By Karina Sanchez
March 12, 2020

Following Gov. Charlie Baker’s declaration of a state of emergency Tuesday, a cascade of colleges and universities across the commonwealth told students to vacate campus housing and moved classes online. Emerson...

Ryan Milligan was previously working at Tufts University and at the U.S. Office of Civil Rights Department of Education for over ten years beforehand. Photo credit: Cho Yin Rachel Lo

Title IX fills investigator and coordinator position after a two-year vacancy

By Faith Bugenhagen
February 5, 2020

Ryan Milligan was not actively seeking a position when Title IX Access and Equity reached out to him with an opening for the investigator and coordinator position, but Milligan said Emerson’s culture,...

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College hires new Deputy Title IX Coordinator and Investigator

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
November 21, 2019

The college hired Ryan Milligan to serve as the new Deputy Title IX Coordinator and Investigator, according to a Thursday statement emailed to the community. Milligan starts on Jan. 6, 2020 and fills...

Freshman Sage Stack (right) battles a Wheaton College defender in a conference game on Oct. 15. Rachel Culver / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

By Ethan McDowell
November 6, 2019

The women’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday after losing to Springfield College in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs following penalty kicks.  This game provided a rematch for the Lions,...

Boston college students gathered to support striking Marriot hotel workers from UNITE HERE Local 26 on Nov. 1. Belen Dumont / Beacon Staff

Boston students join Marriott workers on strike

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
November 3, 2018

Boston students marched with backpacks and painted cardboard signs down Huntington Avenue on Nov. 1 to join Marriott hotel workers during their fifth week on strike. Student protestors first joined...

Michael Sheng (#5) and Jack O’Connor (#4) both scored double digit points for Emerson on Wednesday night.
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Men’s BBALL blows 16-point halftime lead, falls to Tufts

By Matt Couture
December 7, 2017

Tufts flexed its muscle on the offensive boards, outscoring Emerson 45-25 in the second half to pull off a 71-67 comeback victory over the Lions men’s basketball team Wednesday. Emerson led for most...

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