The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, June 25, 2016

The Berkeley Beacon is Emerson College’s independent, student-run newspaper. Founded in 1947, the weekly publishes in print on Thursdays each fall and spring semester and online daily. The paper is a chronicle of life at Emerson — covering student government politics, campus performances, and school-wide trends.

In recent years, the paper’s reporting has revealed racial biases in the college’s tenure practices, performance space struggles for student groups, and food code violations in the campus dining facilities.

In 2011, the paper took strides in increasing its online presence by launching the first college newspaper website with a responsive design, following The Boston Globe’s release of, the world’s first HTML5, responsive-designed newspaper site.


Phone: 617-855-NEWS (6397)

Address: Piano Row, Rm. L-145
150 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116

Editor-in-Chief Claire Nobles

Managing Editors Hunter Harris, News, Sports, & Opinion
Christina Bartson, Arts, Events, Lifestyle, & Features

News Editor Laura King

Opinion Editor Jackie Roman

Sports Editor Hannah Miller

Arts Editor Mark Gartsbeyn

Lifestyle Editor Rebecca Szkutak

Photography Editor Evan Walsh

Business Manager Kelsey Finn

Adviser Ric Kahn

Deputy News Editor Katherine Burns

Assistant News Editor Nathanael King

Enterprise Reporter Allison Hagan

Legal Reporter Dina Kleiner

Assistant Opinion Editor Dan Blomquist

Deputy Sports Editor Matt Couture

Assistant Sports Editor Matt Case

Deputy Arts Editor Shelby Grebbin

Assistant Arts Editor Annie Huang

Assistant Lifestyle Editor Cathleen Cusachs

Deputy Photo Editor Tyler Breen

Assistant Photo Editor Jacob Cutler

Copyeditors Holly Kirkman
Jillian Meehan
Ali Reitzel

Designer Caitlin O'Beirne

Illustrators Holly Kirkman

Social Media Director Ashley Lokken