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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Students entering 2 Boylston Place

‘We don’t feel safe’: Emerson Jewish community reels from yet another antisemitic attack

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
October 21, 2021

Emerson’s Jewish community reacted with grief, anger, and mourning after antisemitic graffiti was found scrawled on an event poster for Hillel, the college’s Jewish student organization, on Friday...

The 2 Boylston Place alley completely devoid of life.

Antisemitic graffiti found on Hillel poster in 2 Boylston Place

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
October 19, 2021

Antisemitic graffiti was found scrawled on a poster advertising an event sponsored by Hillel, the Jewish life organization at Emerson, on Oct. 14, college officials announced Monday evening.  The graffiti...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: Student ‘harassed’ by local business on social media

October 13, 2020

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content. Monday, September 28  A...

Melissa Kraus, from the 
Anti-Defamation League’s Boston chapter, presenting at the event hosted by Hillel. Photo credit: Yongze Wang

Hillel hosts event responding to hateful on-campus graffiti

By Faith Bugenhagen
February 23, 2020

Around two dozen students gathered at the Bill Bordy Theatre Tuesday for a Hillel event with Melissa Kraus, a local social justice advocate, who expressed her dismay with the recent appearance of anti-Semitic...

Students gathered in the Cultural Center of 172 Tremont.

On-campus forum invites Asian and Asian-American students to discuss recent discrimination within the community

By Faith Bugenhagen
February 22, 2020

Emi Bague, assistant director of international student career services, shared her initial reaction to learning of last month's on-campus racist vandalism during a talk in the Cultural Center on Tuesday. “When...

College identifies two student suspects in LB vandalism incident

College identifies two student suspects in LB vandalism incident

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
January 30, 2020

Emerson Police identified two students connected to derogatory vandalism found in Little Building on Jan. 26, according to a community-wide email sent Thursday. The students, who were not revealed to...

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