The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, October 31, 2014

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Hard work pays dividends for Lions keeper

Melanie Escobar isn’t the Emerson women’s soccer team’s full time goalie, but that isn’t stopping the sophomore from racking up the conference awards.

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Women's tennis focuses on the future

Despite its losing record, the women's tennis team is optimistic about its future.

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Cross country outruns expectations

The Lions cross country teams have defied expectations by claiming a spot on the podium in their first two meets of the season.

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Freshman sets Lions up for success

Elaine Nichols started playing volleyball at age 11 to be like her stepsister, and now the freshman has landed herself a starting spot on a collegiate volleyball team.

Softball completes academic three-peat

Emerson’s softball team has a longstanding reputation of being successful both on the field and in the classroom.

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New ordinance old news for Emerson

Emerson College said it won't be affected by the new NCAA concussion ordinance because it already had such protocols in place.

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Dream becomes reality for Emerson alum

Matt Gibson always dreamed of working in the NBA. Now, he's the newest employee of the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Coyne shines on offense for Lady Lions

Over the summer, Mollie Coyne’s mother asked her what her goals were for the upcoming school year. “I told her I wanted to score 20 goals,” said Coyne,

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Men's soccer confident despite NEWMAC stumble

The men's soccer team lost another NEWMAC game on Saturday, but it's way to early to start panicking about the team's future.

Cheap tickets now available at Fenway

While there will be no excessive beard growing or magical playoff runs this fall for the Boston Red Sox, there is now an opportunity in the twilight of the 2014 season to attend a game at Fenway Park for just $9.

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Acclaimed trial biker rolls through Emerson

Students laid on the ground in Boylston Place earlier this month, anxiously waiting as world champion trial biker Thomas Oehler boarded his bike.

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Committee looks to improve new athletics logo

The Emerson College Athletic Department was met with strong criticism after officials created and unveiled its first official logo this summer, forcing the department to pull the plug on the design just a week later.

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Dokus' career comes full circle

A willingness to learn and improve has defined Ali Dokus’s career as a member of Emerson’s cross country team.

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Emerson ace helps strike out ALS

Junior right-handed pitcher Jack Capotorto donned an old-school uniform, buddied up with a Red Sox player, and ultimately, helped raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

Women’s soccer wins big

The Lady Lions’ soccer team won their first game of the 2014 season on Sept. 9 in an impressive fashion, outscoring Mount Ida by a tally of 9-0.