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A view of the Washington Monument from Saturdays celebration.

Gallery: Washington D.C. celebrates Biden’s presidential victory

By Jacob Seitz and Parker Purifoy
November 8, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C.—The streets of Washington D.C. erupted into raucous applause on Saturday, as the nation’s capital celebrated the news that it would soon have new residents in the White House. The...

Skies in Danville, California

As West Coast burns, some students worry for their hometowns

By Diti Kohli, Print Designer
September 16, 2020

More than 3,000 miles away from Emerson's flagship campus, the West Coast is on fire.  California, Oregon, and Washington are grappling with record-breaking fire seasons. At least 28 wildfires have...

Students crossing the bustling Boylston/Tremont intersection.

D.C. program to proceed in the fall

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
June 13, 2020

The college’s Washington D.C. study program that sends students to the nation’s capitol to intern and take courses will proceed in the fall semester, according to a college official.  All students...

Students board a bus headed for Washington, D.C. ahead of the national gun-reform rally. Belen Dumont / Berkeley Beacon

Students ‘March for Our Lives’ in D.C.

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
March 24, 2018

Standing with a friend in front of the Dining Center, sophomore Brian Sweeney waited to board one of two overnight shuttle buses headed to his hometown of Washington, D.C. at 10 p.m. on Friday. There,...

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