The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Appazoogle-palooza: students learn tricks of the e-book trade

Last Saturday, Emerson students crammed into the Ansin Building to learn the tips and tricks of digital publishing. About 30 people attended the event, sponsored by digital-publishing blog Appazoogle, to expand knowledge of the creation and publication of electronic books, or e-books.

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On-campus cuisine goes mobile

After a long day of classes, the quest to find food on campus can seem unbearable to some students. Now, the process to select your course of cuisine is simple. There’s an app for that.

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Fashion's Night Out takes on Boston

Last Thursday night, Newbury Street was a thumping nighttime block party with live bands, free food and drinks, and fashionistas dressed to the nines, teetering in their sky-high heels.

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The different worlds of WERS and WECB

In the depths of the Ansin building, tucked away from the bustling sounds of Boston, lie the offices of WERS and WECB

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Fashion's Night Out takes on Boston

Last Thursday night, Newbury Street was a thumping nighttime block party with live bands, free food and drinks, and fashionistas dressed to the nines

Emerson students get a feel for finance

Emerson’s new financial education program will encourage students to “get on the money” and learn the basics of saving, loans, and investing.

Fashionista Gal

While certain colors dominate the runways each season, the rule against wearing pastels in the winter or earth tones in the summer is one to be broken. The same idea applies to prints, fabrics, and silhouettes. Summer clothing—bright patterns or a favorite tank—can be repurposed for the fall. It’s all in the way one assembles an outfit.

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OLs welcome new students with enthusiasm

It was the last day of training. At lunchtime in the dining hall, a mass of orientation leaders sat down, pen and paper in hand while they wrote letters to the incoming students they would be in charge of  for a week — a task Orientation Core Staff had given them.

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New student magazine corners music niche

Publications spotted on campus cover everything from fashion to literature to film. But for junior Maria Spiridigliozzim an important topic was missing. Spiridigliozzi, a journalism major, collaborated with fellow juniors Melanie Cohen and Ashley Alongi, to start Chaos Magazine, a publication that will focus solely on music.

#WhenInEmerson, the jokes are on you

There is finally place for all to relate to these unique Emerson experiences: the #WHENINEMERSON Tumblr page. This latest Emerson viral sensation emerged in May. Students, alumni, and incoming freshman have been viewing and sharing short animations portraying the Emerson experience.

Miss Manners

My mother can tear you down with just one look. While other mothers patiently counted to three or pulled out “the naughty chair” when their child was acting up, my mother preferred the glare. It was so quick and subtle, that it was rarely noticed by others in our company, but it was a code between us that transmitted: You’re acting up, so mind your manners. Now.

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Quiyk continues climbing, wins E3 Expo

Following the sale of over two-thirds of their inventory November at the Quidditch World Cup, Quiyk Athletic Apparel founders Matt Lowe and Eric Wahl knew it was time to expand.

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Students strip down, donate clothes

Students lugged bags of clothes to the Boylston T stop, which will be donated to the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Massachusetts. The small group shed their everyday attire and dashed off in a mass one-mile “fun-run” around the perimeter of Boston Common.

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Hip Hapas share poetic talents

With Snappy Sushi pinched at the end of a pair of chopsticks, the next “generasian” of Emerson students gathered in the crowded Cabaret to learn and celebrate Hapas. Derived from the Hawaiian word meaning “half,” Hapa is used to describe a person who is part-Asian.