The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Recyclemania loses momentum, green groups look to recover

Emerson has implemented new sustainability initiatives, but slipped in the rankings of a nationwide recycling contest that took place earlier this year.

Tinder is not the be-all and end-all of love

To ease the pain of your impending Tinder heartbreaks, I’ve decided to open up and share a few of my more grizzly cyber-flirting stories.

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Off-campus living, on-campus appeal

In downtown Boston, entertainment is always a short walk away. The area is known not only for its commerce but also for places where people can explore, shop, and relax.

Re-establishing family ties in Warsaw

It had been 16 years since I had been in Poland, and now I had found my family again.

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Walking at graduation is not a neccessity for some seniors

For seniors, it can be an expensive event—besides the cap and gown, some have to pay for airfare or other travel costs to get back to Emerson’s Boston campus.

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The convenience and bustle of Fenway-Kenmore

"It gives me a lot of bragging rights, because I literally live in the closest possible building to Fenway." — Jamie Bishop, a junior visual media arts major

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Lillibridge promotes body positivity with Project Heal

Ashlyn Lillibridge's own struggles with self-esteem and experiences with bullying as an adolescent are what made her so passionate about eating disorder awareness and body image positivity.

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EcoReps holds first Green Gala to promote sustainability

Emerson’s first Green Gala, celebrated 20 days before Earth Day, intends to be a way for students to get a head start on the celebration.

Mourning One Direction's Zayn Malik isn't "crazy"

As a feminist, I feel protective of young One Direction fans who are experiencing their first pop-culture heartbreak.

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The charm and cost of Beacon Hill

In Beacon Hill, every activity, from doing laundry to shopping for food, can come with an expensive price tag. But students who live there say it’s still worth it.

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Housing in Boston

As students begin the annual housing search, the Beacon is featuring a different Boston-area neighborhood each week—complete with pros and cons, nightlife prospects, and advice from current residents.

Dix Picks: Appropriation of the baby hair aesthetic

When high fashion designers place previously scorned looks on a runway, a magazine cover, or even a white body, they attempt to be fashion-forward, intelligent, and original.

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Potential nonprofit hopes to connect students with city youth

"I don't see enough engagement in Boston between the city and Emerson students."-Sophomore interdisciplinary major Xia Rondeau

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Parties, bars, and rats abound in Allston

Although Emerson students who live in the neighborhood had some complaints, they said the area is still a good choice—and has the right price.

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Professor Falchuk brings political experience to leadership course

Evan Falchuk, who was an independent candidate in the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial election, is now an Emerson professor.