The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, September 21, 2014

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.


EBONI examines and educates on misrepresentation

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


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.


Obscure Bard play gets new life

Emerson Shakespeare Society presents the under appreciated Shakespeare play Cymbeline.


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.


Preventing prejudice with paintings

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


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.

Sylvia Plath's Ariel: An appreciation

Columnist Blake Campbell remembers poet Sylvia Plath, her work, and her legacy.

Film producer, alumna Jillian DeFrehn talks Vampire Academy

An exclusive interview with Jillian DeFrehn, Emerson grad and co-producer of the new film Vampire Academy.


Resurrected club screens the unknown and unconventional

"Our goal is to highlight stuff that’s never been seen. Something that’s never been nominated for an Oscar."


Fathers and Sons helps connect students to art

Emerson Stage's new production presents interesting challenges to both the director and the actors.

Behind the mask of anonymous musicians

Music columnist Nina Corcoran talks about musical acts that use a disguise to hide their appearance, allowing the music to speak for itself.