The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, January 22, 2017

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Bites with Becca: Creativity in the Kitchen

I learned to cook the same way you probably did—I was taught by a borderline-senile Vietnam War veteran, Steve, in the back of a Mexican restaurant.

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Alumna all set for first book launch

Ashley Blom never thought of herself as a chef. Growing up in Hatfield, a small town in western Massachusetts, her mother would constantly make fun of her for not knowing how to cook. Now, the Emerson alumna is gearing up to publish her first book.

Love Column: Sharing the married love

I identified with polyamory, in theory, before I actually began practicing it.

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App developed by students who share a common vision

This vision really boils down to one common idea—they want to create a new music culture.

Bites with Becca: New means to find new recipes

The internet has infiltrated my kitchen. My international cravings can be immediately satisfied with a few clicks.

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New England fall foliage seen from the clouds

For these four Emerson students, pure “bliss” is thousands of feet in the air.

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Aesthete: The key to unlocking a new city

Aesthete produces videos of passionate and cultured locals talking about their favorite places to go around their home cities.

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Students get their stories published professionally

Both authors produced powerful stories that are sure to challenge readers’ perceptions.

LGBTQ+ column: Using the election to reflect on the good

My first kiss gave me the courage to withstand their comments and dream about one day being openly gay.

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EDC dancers prepare for upcoming fall show

They walk through their formations as the song “Hands to myself” by Selena Gomez blasts from her Macbook.

Accepting one’s voice, accepting one’s self

We need to stop enforcing gender roles in a community that should be working to demolish them, and instead embrace what differentiates us.

Style Column: The civil union of fashion and politics

Fashion has been changing the political and social culture for centuries.

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New org hopes to educate about South Asian culture

These events are made to help people learn new things about their own culture and the culture of others.

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Students help shape the minds of youth

“We lead students to understand that they can be change-makers, even as 13 or 14-year-olds,” Shah said.