The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, January 23, 2017

The Castle: not for the faint of heart

Shortly after receiving a confirmation of my spot in Emerson’s Kasteel Well program this July, a 20-page long information packet hit my inbox.

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Students cook up online food mag

Simmer Magazine, a blog and online publication, encourages the sensuality of enjoying quality food, according to Editor-In-Chief and Founder Nisreen Galloway.

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Friends share a bone-deep bond

Before undergoing bone marrow harvesting surgery in May 2011, Maxine Renning only knew that she would be saving a 26-year-old woman’s life.

Staying motivated

For many people, it’s much easier to find motivation to stay fit and healthy during the spring and summer months, when getting ready for beach weather is a top priority. But what happens to that motivation when the temperature drops close to — and eventually below — freezing?

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Mag to choose new scaffolding artist

During the summer, the Little Building scaffolding got a makeover. This interactive work done by artist John Powell, overseen by the visual and media arts department, was the catalyst for Gauge Magazine’s “Outside” text/walk contest.

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A splitting headache

For the second year in a row, the college hosted a brain dissection by Jagaroo, an Emerson professor and cognitive neuroscientist.

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Professionals present publishing pointers

Sponsored by Career Services and Undergraduate Students for Publishing, the panel in the Bill Bordy Theater consisted of four Emerson alumni who shared their experiences and advice for Emerson students interested in publishing.

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Hempsters hope for sustainable future

Earth Emerson and Emerson Reform teamed up to host Hemposium, an educational event to spread awareness and appreciation for hemp.

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New org to fill health comm niche

As a result, she and some of her peers created the student-run group The Health Agency in September.

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Feminist panel hopes to stomp out stereotypes

Three feminist activists will discuss their work, how they see their missions as feminists, and why they do what they do during the panel “How Does Feminism Inform Your Activism?” today, Nov. 8.

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Mustaches make money for men's health

Emerson’s branch of the fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE), hosted a fundraising event last Thursday to officially kick off the start of ‘Movember.”

Best of food trucks

With all the mobile kitchens zipping downtown, it can be difficult to discern which ones are cooking meals that are good for both body and wallet.

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Column connects student to home

Hulbert, a freshman writing, literature, and publishing major, writes a column, “The Freshman,” twice a month about her Emerson experience for her hometown newspaper, The Daily Breeze.

Costume dos and don’ts

Remember to keep your costume just as practical as it is fun. Here are some guidelines for successful Halloween dressing.

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Students march to a BC beat

Socolosky joined BC’s “Screaming Eagles” Marching Band this year through its partner school program, which allows her and 13 other students from schools around Boston play with BC students.