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    Men’s volleyball hopes to improve with four new players

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    Men’s basketball enters NEWMAC play with three dominating wins

    The men’s basketball team started the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference regular-season play with wins over the United…
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    Women’s basketball finishes winter break with 2-2 record

    The women’s basketball team ranks fifth out of the 11 teams in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference…
    December 16, 2018

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    December 15, 2018

    Men’s basketball heads into conference play after mixed start to season

    The men’s basketball team will begin conference play on Jan. 2  with an opportunity to improve on last year’s 4-10…


    • Editorial

      EDITORIAL: Upholding the importance of print

      At Issue: The livelihood of our print edition Our Take: Our print edition is a learning tool Over winter break, the publishing company that prints our weekly edition closed down their printing services. With the first issue scheduled for publication in less than two weeks following this news, we had many decisions to make and possible changes to maneuver. Our…

    • Opinion

      Op-Ed: Never growing up: breaking away from the conventions of adulthood

      As a part-time job, I get paid to play UNO. Working as either a theater or daycare teacher for the past several years, I’ve grown accustomed to the spunk of a second grader. Every few days I’ll try to teach a new dance move and hear, “I’m eight, of course I know how to do that!” The child, assured by their eight…

    • Opinion

      Op-Ed: Restitution is needed for students affected by government shutdown

      The United States is experiencing its longest government shutdown in history—three weeks and counting. Many of us are not directly affected but the disruption in Washington, D.C. is jeopardizing the academic future of a small percentage of college students around the country. While those who are already paying off their student loans remain unaffected, current college students accruing their share…

    • Editorial

      EDITORIAL: What we’ve accomplished and what we can improve

      At issue: Our fall 2018 semester Our take: We’re proud of our advancements, and we strive to do better. Last semester, we tried something new. For the first time,The Berkeley Beacon restructured from weekly print editions to a digital-first, daily publication. We experimented with staff positions and roles, the layout of our website, content rollout, and more. Yet, this semester we were…

    • Opinion

      Op-ed: Merit-based aid helps the privileged, need-based aid helps all

      Ian Mandt is the executive treasurer for the Student Government Association.  In order to pay for his daughter’s semester at Emerson Los Angeles, Chloe Warfford’s father used his retirement funds. “He wanted the opportunity so badly for me,” Warfford said. The average student in Massachusetts holds $32,065 in debt, and the state is the seventh highest in the nation for…

    • Opinion

      Major Thoughts: Making the most of journalism’s outdated curriculum

      Emerson is consistently ranked by College Factual as one of the best journalism schools in the country. During my senior year of high school, I visited the college and my tour guide showed my group the newsroom in the Walker Building. After the tour, I was impressed by the facilities, projects, and opportunities so much that I was convinced Emerson was the…

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