The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, October 9, 2015


Wayans' World

This past Sunday, comedian Marlon Wayans visited Emerson College to dole out advice on showbiz and life in general.


From lobotomies to the limelight

Tonight, acclaimed documentarian Barbara Kopple screens her latest film, Running From Crazy. The film focuses on the lives of Ernest Hemingway's family members.


College announces residency with playwright Daniel Beaty

This past Tuesday night, Emerson College announced that Daniel Beaty will be the latest artist-in-residence. Beaty will be with the college for three years on a $350,000 grant.


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."


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.


On with the Show

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


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.


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.