The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Grungy garments and personalized plaid: Student develops and runs hand-sewn clothing line

"I wanted to have a flannel with an image on it, and I had no idea how I was going to do it. So I found an image of Satan, and I sewed it on. I learned how to use a sewing machine in, like, twenty minutes." -Warren Lotas, creator of Bill clothing line.

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Emerson celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

"I think its important to remind us where we came from." -Freshman Gabriela Medina

Comedians, quidditch, and cheerleaders, oh my: Unrecognized organizations seek exposure, new recruits

"The purpose of the Alt Org Fair is to give non-recognized groups a chance to advertise themselves." -Sophomore Jess Morse

Putting the “me” in comedy: Improv jam develops skills

"A lot of people were taking risks, which always makes everything more fun." -Sophomore Isabella Boettcher

Runaway trolley leads first Emerson Ethics Lecture Series talk

"Torture is a cancer that spreads quickly and changes the entire culture." -Gregory Fried, Suffolk University chairman

A look inside boxes, relationships, and a BFA student film

"This whole story is a personal story without necessarily being personal," said senior Paul Lazo, the film's director and co-writer.

Dating Tips: Summer lovin' or summertime sadness?

"No one wants to hear that his or her relationship is doomed, but there is a good chance yours is.”

Students receive job offers from Blue Jays Unlimited, Dreamworks

While graduation is swiftly approaching and Emerson seniors are eagerly preparing to enter their first full-time jobs, “do something you’re passionate about” has become a popular mantra.

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From Cheeto dust to zoo parking lots, Film II students get creative

"Everyone has an opportunity to put their own creative stamp on the project." -Professor Jared Gordon

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Shades of green: Emerson prepares for Earth day

"It wouldn't be a garden in one place but a garden in every place." -Campus sustainability coordinator Eric Van Vlandren

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New stunt group aims to bring safety to film shoots

"The passion and desire at Emerson are high. If we can harness that passion and be safe at the same time, that's good." -Junior Benjamin Garmise

Dutch Diaries: Kasteel Well travel tips and tricks

"Just because you can legally order drinks doesn’t mean you have to drink yourself under the table.”