The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Join our Alumni Association

The Beacon would like to invite you to be a part of the Berkeley Beacon Alumni Association.

A guide to voting for SGA

SGA's 2017 digital ballot goes live on Wednesday, April 5 at 12 a.m. We've created a guide on how to cast your vote.

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A guide to calling Congress

The conversations happening in Washington, D.C. may seem miles away, but you can add your voice to the mix with a simple phone call.

Best of Boston: Off-campus living

The Beacon's take on the neighborhoods of Boston and beyond.

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Don't Tell Me To Smile

A poem and photo series.

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2014–2015: A school year in review

A look back at the news and trends that shaped this school year.

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Beacon Beats: Holly Kirkman and Phillip Jones

Student musicians Holly Kirkman and Phillip Jones joined together in an experimental duo to perform acoustic renditions of jazz hits from the last 80 years.

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Beacon Beats: Al Jo

For the latest Beacon Beats, sophomore Alex Johnson, who goes by the stage name Al Jo, performed several tracks from his debut mixtape.

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#tbt to Netscape: The Beacon's website in 1997

This was the Beacon's website in 1997, a time when “online” was still hyphenated and zany Photoshop effects were prized. Yet the stories feel quite familiar.

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Beacon Beats: Ben Mueller and the Low Ceilings

Just months after forming their band, the first-year students of Ben Mueller and the Low Ceilings joined Beacon Beats on Friday to perform a vibrant set of their folk-centric compositions.

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How much are your canceled classes worth?

Storms have dropped historic levels of snow on Boston, forcing Emerson to cancel five full days of class. See how much those days are worth for you.

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Beacon Beats: Michael Mirabella Music

For the latest Beacon Beats, Michael Mirabella and his bandmates Harry Brownstein and Jack Naylor enlivened the Beacon office with buoyant performances of their original tunes.

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Beacon Beats: Monica Rosenblatt with Kieran Collier

Sophomore Monica Rosenblatt, accompanied on guitar by junior Kieran Collier, performed powerful, resonant renditions of contemporary hits.

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Scenes from the nor'easter

Even as endless snow and fierce winds shut down the city of Boston, residents were still out on Tuesday, walking their dogs and taking to Boston Common for a rare weekday opportunity to ski and sled.