The Berkeley Beacon

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Emerson releases new visual identity amid controversy

Emerson College introduced its new logo and graphic identity for the school in a meeting last Tuesday.
Feature

Lanson looks forward to travel, time with family

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“I don’t really like the word ‘retirement,’ because it’s not in my nature to stop doing things,” Jerry Lanson said.
Arts

An end-of-year reflection: taking art out of the abstract

Emerson College exists as a grand ballet of dancers—dancers who dance; dancers who sing; and dancers who write, make movies, report stories, and make media and art. But who for?
Lifestyle

Love column: Removing stigma through discovery

I masturbate with the same regularity that I wash my sheets—every other week, unless I find myself with some extra time and a need to randomly throw a load of linens in the washing machine. Just like laundry, self-stimulation differs greatly based on the person.
Arts

Senior's thesis play reflects on Boston bombings

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Emily White said she based Lockdown on her own experiences in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013, during her freshman year.
Opinion

Strangers in the streets, buddies in the Tweets

The closeness we feel to followers and virtual confidants isn’t real because it has no air to breathe, only a heart to “favorite.”

News

Emerson cybersecurity breached by phishing attack
The high volume of spam coming from Emerson users led to some spam filtering companies blacklisting emerson.edu addresses, causing some authentic emails from Emerson addresses to fail to deliver.

Arts

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Senior's thesis play reflects on Boston bombings
Emily White said she based Lockdown on her own experiences in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013, during her freshman year.

Opinion

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Emerson’s new logo needs revision
This graphic suggests we're sleepily dreaming our way to graduation, living on our imaginations and pretty art. But we work hard here—through sleepless nights and early mornings, we are developing our crafts.

Lifestyle

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Year in review: Entrepreneurial enterprise projects
If you find yourself crunching on gourmet, customized trail mix while reading a new Spanish-language magazine in a Boston greenspace, make sure to document it on a new app.

Sports

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Year in review: Mixed results for Lions
As Emerson finishes up its third year in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference, some programs are starting to break ground, while others are still looking for their first conference win. This piece highlights the accomplishments of certain squads, ranging from a postseason tournament championship crowning of the women's soccer team, to the college's first NEWMAC playoff victory in men's basketball.