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The Massachusetts State House, undergoing reconstructive changes.

Healey, Diehl to face off in November elections

By Chloe Els, Staff Writer
September 8, 2022

Maura Healey (D) is set to face Geoff Diehl (R) in November’s midterm elections for Massachusetts governor after both clinched a victory in the primary election on Tuesday. Currently serving as attorney...

Standing at the intersection at this historic moment, I feel like I cant pursue my future plan the way I wanted.

As an international student, watching this election sparks fear

By Jocelyn Yang, Opinion Editor
November 4, 2020

Tags related to America have only trended once a while on the Chinese Twitter-like social media platform Weibo since the pandemic began. I remember seeing trending terms like "U.S. COVID-19 cases climb,"...

Parkland, two years later

Parkland, two years later

By Robbie Shinder
February 14, 2020

Every year, Feb. 14 represents a day of love. Valentine's Day. But this year, and for every year of the rest of their lives, many people will not celebrate love and instead mourn the deaths caused by this...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: NEWMAC contenders, FEB Vote, Marlboro ski program

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: NEWMAC contenders, FEB Vote, Marlboro ski program

By Ryan Ribeiro
February 12, 2020

Host Ryan Ribeiro is joined by Sports Editor Ethan McDowell to break down Emerson's basketball doubleheader on Wednesday, with the men's team clinching a playoff spot and the women's team still in the...

SGA delayed voting on the Financial Equity Board for the third meeting in a row. Photo credit: Montse Landeros

SGA delays Financial Equity Board vote for third time

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
February 6, 2020

The Student Government Association held an “auxiliary” Joint Session meeting late Wednesday night in a last-minute effort to push Executive Treasurer Abigail Semple’s Financial Equity...

A Student Government Association meeting in spring 2020.

SGA delays vote on FEB proposal, appoints two new senators

By Charlie Mckenna
February 5, 2020

A highly-anticipated Student Government Association vote on the newly proposed Financial Equity Board was delayed again Tuesday, following several weeks of discussion regarding the proposal and initial...

EDITORIAL: Be woke, especially when you vote

EDITORIAL: Be woke, especially when you vote

By Editorial Board
November 1, 2018

At issue: The approaching midterm election Our take: Educate yourselves—then vote   Despite our activist culture, most Emerson students did not turn out at the polls during the last midterm...

Freshman TJ Coste holding volunteer contact sheets to canvass for question three. -
Photo by Erin Nolan / Beacon Staff

LGBTQ+ students advocate ‘yes’ for Question 3

By Annika Hom
October 31, 2018

While canvassing Massachusetts' ballot Question 3, freshman TJ Coste encountered a woman who feared using a bathroom stall next to someone with male genitalia. Coste responded by sharing their experience...

Sophomore Alexa Bodner points to Swing Left Emersons flyer. Bodner is the fundraising coordinator for Swing Left. Cullen Granzen/Beacon Staff

Swing Left Emerson leads change to flip the House

By Cassandre Coyer
September 27, 2018

After seeing Hillary Clinton tweet about the Swing Left fellowship program, senior Allison Mitchell aimed to inspire Emerson students by bringing the program to campus for the November midterm elections. Swing...

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