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Peters honored by MTS

By Sonya M. Cosentini  Tony award-winning performer Bernadette Peters was presented with the Musical Theatre Society Award of Distinction in Musical Theatre following the opening night performance of “Fame: The Musical” last night. “I’m very, very honored tonight because I never went to college so this is like my diploma,” Peters said upon receiving the...


April Preview breaks records

By Carrie Horan & Leslie Davis  The number of participants at last week’s April Preview, an open house for prospective students, doubled from last year to about 200, the largest number ever in attendance. “We’re welcoming about 500 people (180-200 in students) over the next two days,” Lu Rodriguez, main coordinator of April Preview, said...


Fall gym fees set

by Sonya M. Cosentini & Leslie Davis Beginning next semester, the Emerson Fitness Center will charge students $125 per semester, amounting to $31.25 a month. Students will be mailed brochures over the summer which will give them the option of signing up for the gym. The fee will be charged to student accounts and, according...


Students race in marathon

By Torunn Hansen-Tangen/Beacon Staff Forget about the times you made it to the T-station in less than a minute or all the times you rushed into the classroom just as your professor was about to mark you absent. It feels good to have made it, but nothing can compare to the feeling you get after running...


Core staff organizes orientation

By Frank McIsaac  Current and future Emersonians who want to know what will be in store for next fall’s freshman class during the College’s annual orientation week are going to have to wait until mid-summer to find out. “It’s too early to tell … the Core staff actually does the planning in the summer. They...