The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, October 23, 2016


Ms. Meta: A symbol of female empowerment

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


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.


New website connects student freelancers to employers

Emerson student co-founds online freelance marketplace.


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.


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.


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.”


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.


The backbone of student organization’s performances

The Cabaret staff helps student organization's put on productions


Fall in Boston: seasonal favorites

Boston offers a variety of fall activities.

Learning to diversify DH food through social media

Some students think that there are no healthy options at the dining hall, but there are ways to work around the stations.

Castle Kids: Taking a break from learning to teach

Well is a small village in the province of Limburg, the Netherlands, and is the location of Emerson’s renovated 14th century castle, Kasteel Well, used as their European Center since 1988. Although many service projects such as this were attempted, none were ever successful until now, Powles said.