The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, July 4, 2015

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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

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134 Boylston St. begets yet another burger joint

"I'll probably end up trying the new burger place as a break from school food." -Samantha Kennedy, sophomore performing arts major

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Emerson’s drag-tastic take on Queer History Month

"I like Dragtoberfest because even though it is a competition, it's sort of a chance for people who are curious to try it out, who want to show their talents." — Duncan Gelder, junior performing arts major