Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Robby Gessel catches a frisbee during ultimate frisbee practice for the Emerson Skunks.

Emerson Skunks keep ultimate disc alive through pandemic

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 21, 2020

Pandemic or not, there’s no stopping the Skunks.  The college’s co-ed ultimate Frisbee team practices two to three times a week in Boston Common during the altered semester, all while adhering...

After former captains Cam Barth (pictured) and Kate Nelson left the team, Jared Merrifield and Tori Purcell have assumed their leadership positions.

Skunks stay connected despite abbreviated spring season

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
April 22, 2020

When Emerson announced the college would be closing its campus and moving to online learning in March, the ultimate disc team’s spring season was about to begin.  The Skunks, who received school-affiliated...

Kate Nelson (second row, fourth from left) joined the Emerson Skunks three years ago. Greyson Acquaviva / Beacon Staff

Emerson Skunks earn school affiliated org status

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
September 17, 2019

Senior captain Kate Nelson of the Emerson Skunks, the school’s ultimate disc program, remembers the rough times of traveling to tournaments with the team during her first season three years ago. “My...

The Emerson Skunks lost in the semifinals of the Huck for Hope charity tournament on Sunday. Photo by Domenic Conte / Beacon Staff

Emerson Skunks compete in ‘Huck for Hope’ charity tournament

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
April 8, 2019

The college’s ultimate disc club, the Emerson Skunks, participated in the sixth annual Huck for Hope charity tournament on Sunday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Skunks and four...

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