The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Emerson at Bird Street: students become the teachers

"I hope that they really just enjoy coding and graphic design." -Senior Isabella Gordillo

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Students find new way to pay tuition, one donation at a time

"Asking for money in any situation is a little embarrassing. There's some latent guilt when you realize that this is what it's come down to." -Junior Morgan Turner

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411 from FOX 25: Alumni return for College Tour series

The college was the latest stop for the four-hour show’s “Morning News’ College Tour” series, which profiles Boston-area institutions every fall. Emerson was an obvious choice, said a Fox 25 spokesperson, because of its urban location and ties to the network.

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New job site offers employment opportunities to students

Launched on Sept. 12, GigLions is a free job search site only open to current Emerson students or alumni, originally conceived as an offshoot of the popular Emerson Mafia Facebook group.

Dix Picks: Impermanent piercings and temporary tats

I personally jumped the gun in getting both tattooed and pierced, as many quintessential young rebels do.

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"Little Donna": The mastermind behind DH delicacies

"When I was little, I watched my grandmother cook, so I was naturally drawn to this." -Little Donna

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134 Boylston St. begets yet another burger joint

"I'll probably end up trying the new burger place as a break from school food." -Samantha Kennedy, sophomore performing arts major

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Emerson’s drag-tastic take on Queer History Month

"I like Dragtoberfest because even though it is a competition, it's sort of a chance for people who are curious to try it out, who want to show their talents." — Duncan Gelder, junior performing arts major

World of Difference: Balancing wellness and wanderlust

“Maintaining my health requires stability and control, but while traveling, there’s an inherent desire to be impulsive and free.”

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The Blake Byrd Band performs at Texas Indie fest, preps new album

Junior Blake Byrd is at the point in his musical career when, even casually, his friends refer to him as Blake Byrd Band.