The Berkeley Beacon


Students will run Boston Marathon as bandits, again

Unregistered runners — or bandits — are a part of the Boston Marathon’s history, and a common way for Emerson runners to participate in the 26.2-mile feat.

After 2 decline, Solomon elected SGA president

Emily Solomon will be the SGA’s president for the upcoming school year after receiving 12 votes, out of 112 total, in the election two weeks ago.

Exploring a new dimension of creativity: Student makes 3D printer

Sophomore Dan Barkus made a 3D printer, a tool that can build nearly any imaginable shape.

Swimming with the big fish

On a fall morning of his first semester of freshman year, Zach Dean, a journalism major, was watching ESPN’s polarizing morning debate show First Take, and found himself wanting to present his own opinion.

Dead right: Joel Stillerman, alum, helps foster AMC hits

“I would take 10 people who would walk over broken glass to watch my show,” said Stillerman. “Than 1,000 people who think ‘Oh yeah, that sounds okay, maybe I’ll check it out.’”

EVVY Awards nominations announced

Nominations for the 33rd annual EVVY Awards, an annual show recognizing student work, were released on Wednesday via the organization’s website.


Two backpacks left at finish line
Exactly one year after two backpacks filled with pressure cooker bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, two backpacks were again left unattended near the finish line.


The eerie music of Anne Malin
“She doesn’t perform with a lot of other people. It’s just her and her guitar,” said Donahue. “You would think it wouldn’t be enough, just seeing this blonde girl on a huge stage. But her voice tells a whole story. She doesn’t need a whole lot of instruments.”


Learning to play fair
There’s almost a paradox in athletes like Derrick Arnold having to use the media to publicly express their sexuality.


The Gross product: Sophomore ranks nationally in volleyball stat
Jared Gross is not the most physically imposing volleyball player. At 5-foot-9, he’s easily the shortest player on the Emerson men’s team. Despite that hurdle, the sophomore from Wexford, Pa. managed to finish second in all of Division 3, with 3.25 digs per set.