The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, October 20, 2014


Alum launches traditional soda, with a twist

Want to enjoy a sweet drink without the guilt? Jon Allen, an Emerson alum, says he has a solution for you.


With selfies and speeches, Emerson graduates class of 2014

Emerson awarded over 900 diplomas to the class of 2014 on May 11 at Boston University’s Agganis Arena.


Fueled by cheers, Emerson students complete Boston Marathon

A number of Emerson students, including several who were injured in the bombings last year, took part in the 118th annual Boston Marathon.

The Commencement Show with Jay Leno

The graduating class of 2014 will have Jay Leno, a 1972 Emerson graduate and accomplished TV personality, as its commencement speaker during the undergraduate ceremony May 11.


Students, faculty support Sodexo workers' unionization

On April 22, over a dozen food workers presented their efforts to unionize in the Little Building's lobby. Nearly 70 students showed up to rally in support.

Alcohol-infused ice cream venture wins E3

Senior Elizabeth Nash won E3's student pitches for her product idea Crème de Liqueur.


First annual Spirit of Emerson Award held

The first annual Spirit of Emerson Award was presented by President M. Lee Pelton on Tuesday, April 22.

Public Safety Log - April 24, 2014

Emerson College Police Department's crime log, from April 15 to April 21.


SGA initiative outlines academic changes across all majors

The Student Government Association approved a comprehensive initiative addressing student complaints about academics and calling for changes across the college.

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.

Discarded clothes focus of green project

Emerson's sustainability coordinator, OHRL, and Earth Emerson have created a plan to donate all clothing left in the residence halls to Community Recycling.

Public Safety Log - April 17, 2014

Emerson College Police Department's crime log from April 8 - 14.

Program offers DH study space into early morning

The All-Nighters Club is a new program co-sponsored by the Iwasaki Library and Emerson Business Services to open the Little Building Dining Hall that runs from 1-6 a.m.

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.

CSD professor gets $1.5M for autism research

A $1.5 million, four-year grant awarded to Ruth Grossman, an assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, will fund a new lab specifically for autism research.