The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Dix Pix: Boldly showing body hair

Four months. That’s how long I went without shaving my armpit hair, and no, my intent wasn’t derived from my feminism, but rather my laziness. It wasn’t some form of political art, instead I simply had no need to shave, nor care to.

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Alum turns real life into comedic sketches

Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin sit side-by-side on a couch in their apartment set, under a sign made from Post-It Notes on the wall behind them that reads “Just Between Us” in glittery letters. Raskin holds a card with a viewer question and reads, “Am I a lesbian or am I just lonely?” The question never gets answered—this is a typical episode of Just Between Us.

Alum creates second successful T-shirt campaign

Giving praise toward Emerson College might just land your face on a satirical screen-printed T-shirt of the school crest. At least, it did for Donald Trump.

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Emerson student pens prose from Paris

For Andrew Grant, his trip to the catacombs of Paris was not something he could forget.

Love Column: Bringing fantasies into reality

There’s nothing that compares to knowing that you’ve acted on your erotic openness and done something that you didn’t think could be done.

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Homemade quizzes enthralled the student body this week

A new trend on Emerson's campus is homemade personal BuzzFeed quizzes.

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Student sells snacks wrapped with a bow

Emerson entrepreneur, Harry Mardirossian is starting a company selling custom trail mix.

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Emerson students keep the music flowing

Emerson students have found a musical outlet at Boston College.

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Emerson students are on the campaign trail

Multiple Emerson students are out on the road campaigning for presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.

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Highs and lows on students’ new web series

Emerson students mid-way through shooting fictional web series about a female drug dealer on campus.

Carr on Culture: Feminism shines through masculine lyrics

As a feminist, I believe we should be conscious and critical of the media we consume, even if it’s media we love. I enjoy Bieber’s new songs, but I also acknowledge they portray both sides of a toxic relationship—abuser and abused.

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New site gives artists an experience that’s Boundless

Emerson student, Alexis Clova Cadavid, created an online portfolio site for artists.

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European wishes outside of the Well

Some students find amazing opportunities when they chose to study abroad through programs unaffiliated with Emerson.

Dix Pix: Masculinity at the front of womenswear

Louis Vuitton's choice to make Jaden Smith the new face of the company's womenswear is stirring up social media.

Emerson students reflect on nearby terrorist attacks

Five Emerson students were traveling in Paris when it was attacked by terrorist on Nov. 13.