The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Across the Pond: Forsaking the clichés

When I got to Europe, my overly romanticized notion of what I was getting into had me sipping wine in Paris, experiencing the nightlife in Amsterdam, visiting the Peace Palace in the Hague, and eating waffles and chocolate in Belgium. Now that I’ve been here for nearly two months, those ideas are still there. But overshadowing them are my actual experiences, and those are some I never would have had if Europe was still an image in my mind, instead of a place I got to live.

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Bringing legends to life in the Cabaret

Disco lights, hors d’oeuvres, and thumping music greeted attendees eager to dance the night away. The event was hosted by Emerson’s Alliance for Gays, Lesbians, and Everyone, Asian Students for Intercultural Awareness, Amigos, and Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests.

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America's Funniest Home Videos creator returns home

Vin Di Bona came to campus to speak with students about his experiences in Hollywood and beyond.

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Student’s show hopes to thrill and terrify

Upcoming television show, "Boston Uncommon," aims to introduce an expressive horror production to student viewers.

Health Matters

Stephanie d’Orsay discusses the health behind going gluten-free.

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Families conquer campus activites

More than 500 families registered to attend Family Weekend, which ran from Oct. 18 to Oct. 20.

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Pelton embraces Emerson's Halloween spirit

Trick or Lee is an event that gave students the opportunity to decide what Pelton’s Halloween costume and house decorations will be.

Across the Pond

Growing up while abroad is harder than it looks.

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Play me, I’m yours for a day

Senior James Kennedy decided to try to play all 75 pianos in Boston's Play Me, I'm Yours project.

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Student take on new sushi joint

With the opening of new sushi restaurant near campus, students review and react.

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New belly dancing class brings a taste of the Middle East to campus

Emerson International hosts weekly belly dancing classes.

Love Notes: Putting yourself out there

We are now over a month into the school year, meaning we’re comfortable in classes, we know the best places to score a good meal, and we have well-established crushes.

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Students learn the ins and outs of internships

Career Services provides students with workshops to help make the internship application process easier.

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Sorority hosts networking workshop for college community

Kappa Gamma Chi hosts first campus-wide professional event.

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Bracelets break down cultural barriers

Michael Notrica created a Kenyan nonprofit to promote cultural awareness.