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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Turning Point USAs booth in the 2 Boylston Place alley.

College lifts suspension on conservative group

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
November 18, 2021

Emerson lifted a suspension of the college’s Turning Point USA chapter this month, allowing the conservative organization to resume on-campus activities weeks after drawing backlash for promotional material...

Turning Point USAs booth in the 2 Boylston Place alley.

Turning Point event sparks Sinophobia controversy on campus

By Luna Theus, Marcus Cocova, and Keshav Vinod
October 9, 2021

The Emerson chapter of Turning Point USA was suspended by the college after the conservative organization passed out controversial stickers that many students saw as propagating harmful anti-Chinese stereotypes,...

Turning Point U.S.A, should there be a voice for them on campus?

Turning Point U.S.A, should there be a voice for them on campus?

By Justin Chen, Podcast Host
October 7, 2021

Emerson students erupted with justified anger after the recent Turning Point U.S.A Emerson tabling event in the 2 Boylston Place alleyway, when the organization passed out stickers reading “China kinda...

Emersons Turning Point chapter hosted conservative speaker Gabriel Nadales on Wednesday. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

Turning Point brings libertarian speaker Gabriel Nadales to campus

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
November 21, 2019

Emerson’s Turning Point chapter hosted libertarian speaker Gabriel Nadales Wednesday, who called for an open dialogue across the political aisle and a breakdown of the country’s left-wing “conservative...

The Berkeley Beacon New Hour 11/6: Registration crash, Turning Point speaker, and Pete Buttigieg

The Berkeley Beacon New Hour 11/6: Registration crash, Turning Point speaker, and Pete Buttigieg

November 6, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon on WECB 11/6: Registration crash, Turning Point speaker, and Pete Buttigieg" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Wednesday with the latest episode of...

Junior Camilo Vilaplana created an Emerson chapter of Turning Point USA, a national nonprofit conservative organization. Beacon Archive.

Turning Point invites conservative speaker to campus

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
November 4, 2019

Emerson’s Turning Point USA chapter plans to host conservative organizer Gabriel Nadales to give a speech on Nov. 20, according to the organization’s president. Camilo Vilaplana, president of the...

Sophomore Allison Payne assumed the first vice chair position of the Massachusetts Alliance of College Republicans. Photo by Madison Goldberg / Beacon Correspondent

College Republicans chapter expands conservative voice on campus

By Sydney Richelieu
February 12, 2019

Sophomore Allison Payne started an Emerson chapter of College Republicans, a national group, at the beginning of the spring 2019 semester to give representation to conservative students on campus. Two...

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