The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Thumb_140_1395884920-kermit.jpg

Muppets Most Wanted finds what fans are looking for

Jasper Yeo praises the latest Muppet installment "Muppets Most Wanted" over the previous chapter, the much more critically acclaimed "The Muppets."

Thumb_140_1395283123-derbynanddrakefish_hartono-03.jpg

If you can't join 'em...

A group of freshmen, led by Dan Goldberg, create their own comedy troupe at Emerson entitled Derbyn and the Drakefish.

The poem as a sonic experience

Literary columnist Blake Campbell offers a case for the importance of not just reading poetry, but hearing it.

Thumb_140_1395283264-austindodgeshow_sara.jpg

On with the Show

Sophomore Austin Dodge created and hosts his own absurd web series entitled Show.

Thumb_140_1394674947-brightlights1_camargo.jpg

Getting vulgar with Bulger: Doc comes to Emerson, accompanied by gangster's former flame

Bright Lights hosted a screening of the new made-for-TV documentary Whitey Bulger: The Making of a Monster.

Why the Oscars' Best Original Song nomination process is a mess

Music columnist Nina Corcoran takes on the flaws of the Academy Awards nomination process for Best Original Song.

The Beacon's Oscar Picks

The Beacon's in-house selections for Oscar gold.

Thumb_140_1393482937-blackinthemedia_arts_paolacamargo.jpg

EBONI examines and educates on misrepresentation

EBONI concludes African-American Heritage Month with an examination of how black people are portrayed in the media.

Thumb_140_1393482814-mariah_macfarlane.jpg

Q&A with grad, American Idiot star Mariah MacFarlane

The Berkeley Beacon's Art Editor Jason Madanjian interviews Emerson grad and American Idiot star Mariah MacFarlane.

Thumb_140_1392910448-cymbeline_courtesycarinaallen.jpg

Obscure Bard play gets new life

Emerson Shakespeare Society presents the under appreciated Shakespeare play Cymbeline.

Thumb_140_1392882267-breakingnews_courtesybradbeideman.jpg

Breaking News delivers the funny facts

Emerson Channels Breaking News returned for its fifth semester this past Friday, Feb. 14.

A fitting farewell for a master of animated filmmaking

Film columnist Jasper Yeo analyzes animation great Hayao Miyazaki's last film.

Emerson prof. emphasizes media literacy

Marketing communications professor Paul Mihailidis brings media doc to campus.

Thumb_140_1392265948-img_9939.jpg

Preventing prejudice with paintings

Colorism, an art exhibit, is just one of the events EBONI is hosting for African-American Heritage Month at Emerson.

Thumb_140_1392264537-ritmosycolores_saramenendez.jpg

WECB spring semester embraces diversity

WECB offers three diverse radio programs. The hosts hope to introduce listeners to different kinds of music from different countries.