The Berkeley Beacon

Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Emerson hockey remains winless in Boylston Cup

Though the Boylston Cup was played on neutral ice, the Emerson College hockey team had the clear home team advantage. Cheers of “Berklee sucks!” rang in the air as over 80 Lions fans made the trip to Boston University’s Walter Brown Arena to show their support. Across the way, the smattering of Berklee College of Music students numbered a little more than 10.


Emerson alumna wins contest, covers Super Bowl

When Cassidy Brettler went to the Super Bowl last year, she did so with the help of Verizon, and took her Flip cam wherever she was permitted, making videos for her YouTube channel. This year, working for Motorola, Brettler will be back at the Super Bowl, but in a much grander capacity. Following a nationwide search to choose one reporter for the Ochocinco News Network (OCNN) sponsored by Motorola as it covers Super Bowl XLVI, Brettler, who graduated from Emerson last May, was chosen as the winner.


Former Ram shows versatility on basketball court

Norton is a person for whom multiple roles come naturally. On the basketball court, she has played at both point and shooting guard, as both a starter and a sixth player off the bench.


Women's basketball drops fourth straight

Trailing by 25 points, and shooting 25 percent from the field, Emerson had put itself in a huge hole against a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) rival. And a short 20 minutes later, the visiting Monks handed Emerson its fourth straight GNAC loss, 82-46.


Sports business society talks innovation with Orpster

Orpster is a website where users can buy and sell stock in professional athletes throughout the course of the season, losing or making money each week based on performance.


Losing streak slides to 11 for men’s basketball

The Lions, who shot 28 percent from the field in the first half, have lost six of their previous eight games by 10 or fewer points. Their record stands at 1-16, putting them at the bottom of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference.


Men's volleyball focused, prepared for new season

Read said he feels the team could not only make the GNAC tournament, but earn a first-round home game.


Women’s basketball derailed by defending champs

After having won four straight games in conference, the Lions had jumped to third in the GNAC. But a dominating performance by the Saints showed why they are the reigning champions, as the home team won 77-55.


New players jumble men's basketball rotation

Now, over halfway through the Lions’ first campaign under O’Brien’s coaching system, new additions to the roster have jumbled things even more...Emerson’s starting lineup has seen multiple incarnations, with 10 of the team’s 16 players having started at least one game.


Rally not enough, Lions losing streak extends to eight

Going into halftime trailing the visiting Lasell Lasers 51-30, the Emerson men’s basketball players had their work cut out for them.


Three’s company: 3rd woman scores 1,000 points

Her name hangs in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym for all to see. Thirteen letters sewn onto a purple banner— a testament to both her work ethic and skill level— immortalizing her legacy as an all-time women’s basketball player. That name has become a part of a calling card synonymous with the success of the Emerson women’s basketball team.


No aim to stop or Stahl

When Catey Stahl first started playing hockey at age 12, she did not consider herself a hockey girl.

Bienvenidos a Emerson College, #ProfOchoCinco?

Professor David Gerzof Richard’s Social Media and Marketing class has attempted to bring the prolific wide receiver to Emerson to talk about his use of Twitter.

Men’s basketball still winless after lopsided loss to MIT

When the Emerson men’s basketball team took the court at the Bobbi Brown and Steven-Plofker Gym Tuesday night, it was still looking for its first win.


Emerson entrepreneurs hope to be Quiyk learners

Two Emerson students are trying to create their own magic with the help of J.K. Rowling's idea.