The Berkeley Beacon

Jillian Gearin

Beacon Correspondent

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New option for minors aimed at student-athletes

The individually designed minor program, or IDM, will allow students to choose courses they believe will benefit them in their field of work.

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In twilight, playoffs still possible

In a season that will likely end in a playoff berth for the Lions, it was the team’s younger players who set the foundation for success.

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Senior captain leads women’s tennis by example

In the Oct. 4 match against Smith College, the visual and media arts major won the Lions’ second match of the season, a 10-8 victory that went into a tiebreaker set.

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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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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.