The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, August 29, 2015


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.

Q&A with comedian, Emerson alumna Iliza Shlesinger

Arts Editor Jason Madanjian has an exclusive Q&A with stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger.

No need to silence cell phones at HOUSE / DIVIDED

ArtsEmerson's show gathers a positive response for its inventive use of technology in theater.

ReelAbilities kicks off third annual film festival

ReelAbilities kicks off it's third annual film festival Jan. 30 at Emerson College.

Grad debuts novel at Emerson

Andrew Ladd, an MFA grad from '09, returned to Emerson to debut his first novel, What Ends.


Creating an art community, one stream at a time

Spencer Cold, a freshman at Emerson College, is a co-founder of a proposed website with a multimedia streaming service.

Finding humanity in The Act of Killing

Jasper Yeo reviews 2014 Oscar Best Documentary nominee The Act of Killing, now available for streaming on Netflix.


Not your average history lesson: ArtsEmerson debuts new show We Are Proud to Present...

ArtsEmerson presents a bold new theater experience.


The dream lives on: Students, faculty honor Martin Luther King Jr. with readings

Emerson celebrates Martin Luther King Day with a week of events, including a reading with students and faculty.

My favorite literary Twitter feeds of 2013

Columnist Blake Campbell writes about his favorite literary Twitter feeds of 2013.