The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, September 26, 2016

Carr on Culture: self-love through self-portraits

You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone at Emerson today who doesn’t have an Instagram account. There’s a universal satisfaction that comes from posting a picture of yourself or photo you took onto the Internet and receiving a positive response. This experience is particular to millennials: never before in history was it possible to take and share photos and videos instantly.

Castle Kids: Students had foreign expectations of midterms

People at Emerson's Kasteel Well program are facing difficulties they didn't expect.

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Student spices up food journalism with vegan blog

Emerson senior, Caroline Cassard, is running a vegan food blog complete with recipes, essays and reviews.

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Ms. Meta: A symbol of female empowerment

Video game about ending stereotypes is about to enter into production.

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No treat found in costumes that appropriate cultures

Halloween costumes aren't always appropriate.

Emerson student veterans face difficult transitions

Veterans are among Emerson's student body.

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New website connects student freelancers to employers

Emerson student co-founds online freelance marketplace.

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The Common Room provides space for student artwork

Students create art gallery.

Revival of the bob: a brief history of lobs

The bob was originally popularized by movie stars Colleen Moore and Louise Brooks in the ‘20s, when short hair was viewed as a bold statement of independence in young ladies, seeing as older generations were accustomed to girls wearing lengthy Edwardian-style hair.

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EAGLE hosts events to celebrate Queer History Month

Emerson’s Alliance for Gays, Lesbians, and Everyone, also known as EAGLE, is an organization dedicated to providing acceptance and awareness of queer culture across campus, according to their website.

Dix Pix: Curving away from the fashion world

Fashion, as an industry, majorly influences how women view their bodies, which further propels the idea that feminism proposes as being only relatable to skinny white women.

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New Sodexo website allows for increase in communication

“I want students to care about the dining hall,” Breckenridge said, “and I want the dining hall to care about the students.”

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Thoreau-ly inspired professor creates app to celebrate green spaces

Paul Turano is aiming to enhance the Boston park experience with his new app, “Wander Wonder Wilderness.”

Carr on Culture: Microagressions, major invalidations

Though I believe none of these men had the intention of invalidating I had written my comment in an attempt to express my feelings about a particular female experience.

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The backbone of student organization’s performances

The Cabaret staff helps student organization's put on productions