The Berkeley Beacon

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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.

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Soccer scores big with incoming class, transfers

After a winless first season in New England Women’s and Men’s Conference games, the men’s soccer coach brought in six freshmen to bolster his roster for this year.

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New leaders emerge for women’s volleyball

In just one year, sophomore middle hitter Julianna Augustine saw her role shift from a freshman rookie to a mentor to her younger teammates on the volleyball team.

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Women’s soccer builds upon NEWMAC experience

Despite narrowly losing most games last season, the Emerson women’s soccer team is looking forward to its next season in its new, tougher conference.

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New director looks for big change in first year

After spending the summer reaching out to the campus community, Patricia Nicol said she is optimistic about her inaugural season as athletic director at the Division III level.

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From roommates to rivals, alumni follow hockey dreams

The first person Ian Tasso met on Emerson’s move-in day in September 2007 was fellow freshman Jesse Liebman. “He walked into my room with his hockey bag and goes ‘Hi, I’m Jesse, I play hockey,’” said Tasso with a grin, “and that’s how the legend was born.”

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The Gross product: Sophomore ranks nationally in volleyball stat

Jared Gross is not the most physically imposing volleyball player. At 5-foot-9, he’s easily the shortest player on the Emerson men’s team. Despite that hurdle, the sophomore from Wexford, Pa. managed to finish second in all of Division 3, with 3.25 digs per set.

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Women’s basketball set to welcome deep recruiting class

Taking a step back this after season joining the more competitive New England Women’s and Men’s Conference, women’s basketball head coach Bill Gould has a singular focus heading into next season: competition.

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Swimming with the big fish

On a fall morning of his first semester of freshman year, Zach Dean, a journalism major, was watching ESPN’s polarizing morning debate show First Take, and found himself wanting to present his own opinion.

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Saints bounce Lions in GNAC volleyball quarters

A frustrated Benjamin Read looked on as Ashanti Jackson gathered and leapt head and shoulders above Emerson’s blockers for the last of his 14 kills.