The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, December 3, 2016

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An artist inspired by the underrated female form

Taylor Roberts, a junior visual and media arts major, needs only a small drawing pad and Photoshop to enter a world full of emotion and expression.

Queer questions: How to start the new year off right

I write this letter to you as one queer student to another in hopes of making your journey a bit easier than mine.

Upperclassmen secrets for freshman newbies

“My heart is really full because of all the people I’ve met through orgs. If I didn’t meet them, I probably would’ve transferred,” Hicks said.

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New opportunity to bring the elite to campus daily

Elite Daily may now have Emerson student bylines.

Style notes: Runway designs encourage recycling

We need to reduce textile waste. The fashion industry is the source of the problem, but they can also pioneer a solution.

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Alum named to top 25 under 25 list by mag

Lizzie Milanovich is an actress, playwright, and artist, and she’s on a mission to bring theater to everyone.

Love column: Straight noise crowds LGBTQ+ space

Online, dating as a queer woman presents its own unique challenges.

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Networking served with a spot of cold-brewed tea

In a few days students and alumni can come together to sip cold-brewed tea, eat brunch, and talk post-grad life at a casual networking event at Tea Bar by EvyTea.

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Student snapshot: Abby Skorupski

That’s how I got the job—it’s all about who you know.

Love column: Removing stigma through discovery

I masturbate with the same regularity that I wash my sheets—every other week, unless I find myself with some extra time and a need to randomly throw a load of linens in the washing machine. Just like laundry, self-stimulation differs greatly based on the person.

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Year in review: Entrepreneurial enterprise projects

If you find yourself crunching on gourmet, customized trail mix while reading a new Spanish-language magazine in a Boston greenspace, make sure to document it on a new app.

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Students get a second chance at a high school classic

Traditionally, high school proms call for drinking punch, posing for pictures, and dancing in a dark room. For some, however, it was a night of feeling forced into wearing a gendered outfit—and the performance that comes along with an outfit that’s ill-fitting to your identity.

Carr on Culture: Minority bias on and off screen

If you’re a fan like me, then you may have noticed a recent alarming trend: Overwhelming amounts of people of color and LGBTQ+ characters are being killed off their shows.

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Money, get away, new cashless options

Going to a restaurant with friends usually ends up with a fight over the bill. For many students, this could mean scrounging up dollar bills from the bottom of their bags. Now, however, with the rise of money transfer apps, gone are the days where you have to worry about having physical cash to pay back a friend.

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Trngle is a new matchmaking service for artists

Two years ago, on the University of Oregon campus, two friends set out to make a music video but didn’t know where to look to recruit or build a film crew. This was the light bulb moment for Harry Holmes, the once-cinematographer who’s founding an online networking platform to connect creative people to projects.