The Berkeley Beacon

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Students stage walkout in solidarity with nationwide protests

Over 100 Emerson students walked out of their classes Thursday afternoon and marched through downtown, holding signs with messages like “We Can’t Breathe” and “Black Lives Matter."
News

Emerson mourns dining hall worker

Westley Johnson, who was remembered by students and colleagues as funny, charming, and enthusiastic, was found dead in his apartment. "He made my day easier, every day," said a coworker.
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Beyond

Beacon Beats: Achoired Taste

The a cappella group Achoired Taste joined Beacon Beats—the Beacon's new musical performance series—to sing a harmonious vocal medley.
News

Mozzarella stick portion increases after student complaint

The portion size of mozzarella sticks in Piano Row’s Max Cafe has increased, thanks to efforts by sophomore Jackson Davis.
Beyond

Ridiculously last minute gifts

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.
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Lifestyle

For martial artist, sport a reason to keep fighting

Sophomore Forbes Lau has been teaching himself martial arts since his freshman year of high school, gradually progressing to an advanced level in a variety of styles.

News

Five Cent Sound and Kappa Gamma Chi granted additional funds
Five Cent Sound, a student music magazine, and the sorority Kappa Gamma Chi requested additional funds at a Student Government Association meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Arts

Norman Lear speaks from experience
After changing the face of television in the ’70s through iconic shows like All in the Family, The Jeffersons and Good Times, Norman Lear recently released his latest creative endeavor: his new memoir, Even This I Get to Experience.

Opinion

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Cosby revelations bring new attention to racial accountability
For every minority it falsely argues in favor of, this idea of respectability—whether voiced by Bill Cosby or Bill O’Reilly—conflates overly simplistic solutions with generation, systematic social ailments.

Lifestyle

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For martial artist, sport a reason to keep fighting
Sophomore Forbes Lau has been teaching himself martial arts since his freshman year of high school, gradually progressing to an advanced level in a variety of styles.