Rebecca Fiore is a junior journalism major with a minor in political science. She has written for the Beacon for 3 years now.
Have you figured out what to get your family and friends for the holidays? Here are some ideas for the shopper about to get on the plane.
The newest addition to the Orange Line and only about 20 minutes from Emerson’s campus!
When the Garment District or By the Pound just isn't doing it for you anymore.
A cartoon that needs a caption!
East Boston isn't just for Logan International Airport.
Sophomore Brigitte Bakalar created an online petition on Oct. 30 to create a conversation about having better food, cleaner cooking and eating facilities, and healthier choices at the school.
Another cartoon, another caption just waiting to be submitted.
Sometimes you need to venture away from Sweetwater Tavern and see what other bars are out there.
Davis Square is a great place for some throwback vibes—and has the perfect aesthetic for your Instagram account.
Isis Magazine, an online campus publication, has decided to change its name after students asked writers if there was any connection to the Islamic State in Syria, said Willie Burnley, its editor-in-chief.
Emerson graduate Wesley Von Tracy has been missing since Sept. 12 according to the website helpfindwesley.com.
Caption contest! Comment below with your name and something about these cautious pumpkins.
Instead of going to the playground at the Esplanade for the umpteenth time with your crew of friends in the middle of a cold Boston night, you should try out these new exciting places to release some stress and have low-key fun.
Weekly caption contest! Comment below and be sure to include your name and Emerson email.
Take a day outside of the Green Line and travel down to Roxbury.
The Beacon is holding its first ever caption contest! The winner will be published. Just leave a comment and Emerson email.
Who needs the library when you have the whole city at your feet?
This semester marks the first time the Office of Housing and Residence Life distributed iPads to resident assistants. The iPads, which were checked out during summer training, were provided to make RAs’ jobs easier, and are to be returned at the end of the academic year, according to David Haden, associate dean and director of housing and residence life.
Emerson professors weigh in there opinions on the controversial Urban Outfitters Kent State sweatshirt.
20 students and Sodexo workers joined together in a quick and quiet delegation to remind the general manager of dining services at Emerson that employees are still waiting for a decision to go about a fair process for a union.
The four candidates for a new sexual assault survivor advocate position visited campus in the past week, and presented their plans for sexual violence prevention to audiences marked by low student attendance.
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With the heavy student population in Boston, perhaps this edition should be called Who Wants to Pay Back Their Debt.
For the first time, Emerson College has created a comprehensive sexual misconduct policy as part of a new program to reform the school's sexual assault prevention and response efforts.
Want to enjoy a sweet drink without the guilt? Jon Allen, an Emerson alum, says he has a solution for you.
Emerson awarded over 900 diplomas to the class of 2014 on May 11 at Boston University’s Agganis Arena.
The first annual Spirit of Emerson Award was presented by President M. Lee Pelton on Tuesday, April 22.
Emerson's sustainability coordinator, OHRL, and Earth Emerson have created a plan to donate all clothing left in the residence halls to Community Recycling.
Scrabble—a family-friendly game or a million-dollar business that will tear you apart?
The Boston Strong T-shirt campaign reached the $1 million mark April 7 with the help of a new limited edition black and white tee launched April 1.
Emerson College recently decided to hire a new Title IX coordinator, who would be the first administrator fully dedicated to the position.
Several rooms in the Little Building suffered water damage after a sprinkler erupted on the eighth floor, forcing some students to vacate their rooms indefinitely, remove their property, and stay up in the wee hours of Monday morning.
Emerson College opened a job search March 5 for a new director of the office of housing and residence life, a position currently held by David Haden.
Ja-Nae Duane is bringing her opera background to her current position as the interim director for the Emerson Experience in Entrepreneurship program.
Melanie Matson was recently hired as the new director of violence prevention and response/ sexual assault response advocate.
Emerson has hired Melanie Matson as its new director of violence prevention and response/ sexual assault response advocate, according to Sylvia Spears, vice president of diversity and inclusion, and an email sent to the college community by President M. Lee Pelton. The advocate position was created after a federal gender discrimination complaint was filed against the college in October.
The national board of Sigma Alpha Epsilon outlawed pledging, a ban made effective on March 9. At Emerson's SAE, pledging continues, for now.
This academic year, 26 seniors will be inducted into Emerson College’s Purple Key Leadership Society, a recognition for high academic and civic engagement achievement.
Emerson students will have the opportunity to to live in another castle.
The visual and media arts department will now ask all students in the major to attend at least two screenings or visit the Huret and Spector Gallery twice this semester.
A new campus security proposal will require students, faculty, and staff to use their Emerson IDs 24/7 to enter all buildings, starting March 10.
“Change often comes faster than you think is possible.” –Benjamin Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP
Roger House, journalism professor, organized Emerson’s first ever Victory Stride, a program celebrating the civil rights movement.
Emerson has started working with Preservica, an online archiving company, to store and display its historical records—including campus blueprints, old college photos, and primary sources documenting the rise of American comedy.
Zeta Phi Eta was granted its full appeal of $600 at Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting.
Artful Comics was granted its full appeal at Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting.
Sophomore Paul Almeida has been named the executive president of the 2013-2014 school year, beating current class of 2014 senator Benjamin Halls for the spot.
Before polls closed, students were asked about their thoughts on Almeida, Halls, and the election overall.
In addition to the 17 balloted SGA positions, three constitutional changes were listed to be voted on in the election this week.
The Communications Politics and Law Association and Emerson’s Alliance for Gays, Lesbians, and Everyone were both granted their full appeals by the Student Government Association at Tuesday’s joint session.
In a debate for the position of Student Government Association President, Benjamin Halls and Paul Almeida traded sharp comments and explained their goals with the hope of taking the title.
The EVVY Awards, Emerson’s annual award show, was granted its full appeal of $13,255 at the Student Government Association joint session on Tuesday.
The Emerson Counseling Center has reinstated group therapy sessions this semester with the creation of meetings focused on overcoming grief, learning relaxation techniques, and understanding mind-body movement.
Atlas Magazine was granted $3,240 to print 500 copies of one issue for this semester from the Student Government Association at Tuesday’s joint session meeting.
Former Elections Commissioner Kassandra King resigned Tuesday, March 12 at the Student Government Association joint session, and was immediately replaced by freshman Jasmine Reyes.
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning (LGBTQ) Commissioner Navidra Hardin passed his first initiative at the Student Government Association meeting Tuesday.
New meal plan options will likely be available to students as early as next semester as the college works to respond to student feedback about dining services.
Write-in candidate Megan Kay has been named the new visual and media arts senator, beating balloted candidate Benjamin Stoll by 11 votes to four.
Acappellics Anonymous was granted $1,549.00 by the Student Government Association on Tuesday to finish producing its debut album.
Freshman Megan Kay and sophomore Benjamin Stoll, both visual and media arts majors are campaigning to be senator of the department. Current SGA Executive Assistant Paul Almeida is running unopposed for marketing communication senator.
A debate among Student Government Association officials about funding for additional print issues of Your Mag started last Tuesday and culminated in a vote this week granting the magazine $2,374.41 — less than half of the $5,564.41 it initially asked for.
According to a survey administered by Lindsay Geller, the sustainability commissioner on the Student Government Association, around 97 percent of Emerson students said there were not enough recycling facilities on campus.
The Emerson Poetry Project was granted $3,923.80 by the Student Government Association on Tuesday to attend to the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) in April.
Zachary Anderson, a member of the fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the Greek life commissioner for the Student Government Association (SGA), is currently working on a Greek life space initiative.
After an entire semester without a secretary, the Student Government Association unanimously voted for Melyssa Cantor to take over the position.
Finding enough money to produce print issues is a constant challenge for on-campus magazines, which have turned to organizing events and creating online fundraising drives to augment or replace Student Government Association sponsorship.
The Emerson Spirit Squad high-kicked its way to more recognition from the college this week, after starting a petition for increased acknowledgement as a campus organization.
Gamers interested in the development and creation of the virtual contests now have a new space to complete their research. The Engagement Game Lab (EGL), a group that researches and produces video games, has moved to a larger office area.
Actor Zach Braff was on campus Friday with the Students for Elizabeth Warren campaign group to urge students to register to vote.
Freshman Helen Schultz, a resident of the Little Building, wakes up at 8:00 a.m. every morning, but not by choice. Schultz, whose classes don’t begin until 10:00 a.m., isn’t woken by the sound of an alarm clock, but rather the noises of construction.
When senior Quinn Marcus went to the New England Food Festival, she had one goal: to make people laugh. With a microphone in hand and a series of questions, Marcus did just that.