The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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Good Vibes week spreads positivity on campus and beyond

Good Vibes was a weeklong program led by resident assistants Claire Hilton and Rhys Scheibe and designed to uplift the campus spirit by having students send and receive positive notes.

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A tale of two pharmacies: CVS versus Walgreens

This rivalry has students asking: Is this town—or at least intersection—big enough for both of these pharmacies?

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Party like it's the 1920s: Vaudeville club to open soon

"It doesn't seem like the typical Boston nightclub." -Junior Isabella Pierangelo

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Non-VMAs in LA: Emerson plans for more course diversity

The LA program is now looking to offer more classes outside the visual and media arts departments.

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The trend that’s sweeping the streets and taming men’s messy manes

If you want a man bun, you have to earn it. And no, we’re not talking man buns, plural.

Labyrinth of utter terror: the minotaur comes to campus

The night before Halloween, the Cabaret will become an ancient Greek maze, with a horrifying twist. The annual Campus Center-sponsored haunted house mimics the Labyrinth this year, a mythical trap containing the half-man, half-bull minotaur.

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New FreeThinkers Society hosts discussions of the "big questions"

"It's a chance to engage in different philosophies and learn from different cultures and beliefs." — Andrew Manuzca, sophomore political communication major

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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