The Berkeley Beacon

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College construction to renovate Little Building, expand into Boylston Place

The Boylston Place dorm is meant to house students who would otherwise have lived in Little Building while the 97-year-old structure undergoes long-needed renovations. Combined, the projects could cost $175 million total.
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Beyond

Beacon Beats: Kevin Zabrecky

For the inaugural Beacon Beats, Kevin Zabrecky, a senior performing arts major, played a mix of his latest compositions.
Beyond

Appreciating Assembly Square

The newest addition to the Orange Line and only about 20 minutes from Emerson’s campus!
Opinion

The n-word: Loaded expletive unmasks racial realities

Some well-intentioned but ultimately clueless “advocates” allow for an implied universality that the n-word applies to both the black speaker and white listener equally.
Arts

Memory: 'a great wonder of human existence'

Poetry, as the great 20th century poet Robert Hayden once said, remains a mysterious thing, and our increasingly pragmatic and fast-paced world is often lacking in mystery. When I encounter a truly great poem, I feel that I am in the presence of something larger than myself.
Sports

Freshman forward off to fast start

In high school, basketball player Sierra Ducey knew she would be on the court. Where, however, was always in question.

News

Former VP of enrollment starts new job at NYU
Emerson’s former vice president of enrollment, MJ Knoll-Finn, said goodbye to the college this month when she left to take a similar position at New York University.

Arts

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The power of passionate poetry
Carrie Rudzinski took a notebook to her senior prom. She took a notebook to a friend’s wedding. She takes a notebook with her everywhere.

Opinion

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Clickbait: Better to bite the head that ledes you
The only way to stop clickbait is to stop biting it. The media delivers what the consumer wants, and if we demand more actual news from our news sources, they will provide it.

Lifestyle

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Actress and advice columnist alumna considers collegiate qualms
Emerson alumna Najah Muhammad was 15 when a friend’s mother heard her giving advice and suggested she write a column.

Sports

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Women's ball loses star in opener
The Lions lost their leading scorer, rebounder, and best all-around player from last year, senior Kristen Brice, to an eye injury in the first half of their first game of the year.