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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Hundreds gathered on the steps of Trinity Church to protest in support of the Palestinian cause.

Boston supporters of Palestinian cause rally in Copley Square

By Olivia LeDuc
Published April 12, 2023

Over 100 pro-Palestinian demonstrators, including Boston-area students and organizers, protested in Copley Square on Sunday, condemning an uptick in Israeli...

We cant continue to ignore the toxicity of fraternities

We can’t continue to ignore the toxicity of fraternities

By Shannon Garrido
Published November 4, 2021

Since moving to this country and dipping my toes into what is considered the “American college experience,” there is one thing I still can't wrap my...

The reality is that antisemitism is not going to end overnight, but there are steps that we all can take to fight it. / Illustration by Christine Park

Anti-Semitism in the U.S.: One Year After Pittsburgh

By Robbie Shinder
Published November 2, 2019

One year has passed since the shooter in the Tree of Life Synagogue took eleven innocent lives during Shabbat services on Oct. 27, 2018. The Tree of Life...

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Students deserve transparent sexual assault statistics

By Editorial Board
Published September 25, 2019

On Wednesday, the college disseminated its annual Clery Report through a campus-wide email. The 57-page-long report details both the criminal offenses...

The gurdwara collects people of one following to thank a higher being for their fortunate pasts or pray for better futures. And just like other global houses of worship, it is under fire. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Religious Institutions Should Not Have To Pay For Safety

By Diti Kohli
Published September 4, 2019

The officer at my local gurdwara, a Sikh house of worship, always sat alertly in his SUV. He puzzled over families entering the building, which houses...

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