The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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From the window to the wall: Temporary art in the library

In a room that once held the iconic set of “Will and Grace,” Iwasaki Library frequenters now have a detailed mural mimicking stained glass to enhance their studying environment.

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Inspiring young readers, one Youtube video at a time

Sasha Alsberg has a following of over 200,000 on Youtube.

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Retail jobs offer students more than just discounted fashion

However, it isn’t just the ease of getting into retail that attracts many students to join the workforce.

Beacon Beauty: Countless ways to contour

With new types of contouring opening our eyes to countless possibilities, it seems the plain old bronzer-and-brush technique is going out of style.

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Second time around: Students become teachers

Alumni make up a substantial percentage of the faculty at Emerson.

Hilton and the heart: Summer flings and flops

This was the summer of my sexual awakening. Or, at the very least, the summer of constant cocktails and weird hookups.

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Primark—First impressions

Students are excited about Primark's opening.

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LB Fitness Center offers more than the standard workout

Upon entering the Emerson College Fitness Center, the sounds of people chatting mingle with the hum of treadmills and the ring of someone setting down his or her weights. The smell of sweat hangs in the air, and the televisions and bright lights give off the energy one might need for a good workout.

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Greek Life: Building strong bonds and brotherhood

Emerson fraternities may not be as popular at Emerson as they are at state schools, but they still are able to support the community in immense ways.

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Greek Life: Fostering support and sisterhood

With no Greek Row, no lettered houses with house mothers, and no hefty dues, Emerson isn’t what most people think of when they think of traditional greek life.

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Dix Picks: On social standards and internet personas

My name is Peyton Dix, and I am a target of cyberbullying.

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100 years of history behind closed Colonial doors

On the evening of Dec. 20, 1900, rather than Emerson students dodging each other on their way to their four-hour long night classes, the Boylston sidewalk bustled with theatre goers on the grand opening of the Colonial Theatre.

Beacon's Boston: sip, sit, and shop in these spots

Check out the Beacon Staff's recommended cafes, parks, and thrift stores.

Trends and triumphs: A year’s worth of culture in review

From poignant protests on- and off-campus to the Facebook group Free and For Sale, a look at the trends that shaped Emerson's culture.

Learning a lesson in expectation versus reality

Emerson Los Angeles has left me with more questions than I arrived with, and my career path has more possibilities than ever.