The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, January 27, 2015


Busker sells hand-typed poems in Harvard Square T stop

On a Sunday afternoon, as people milled around waiting for the next outbound train to enter the Harvard Square station, the faint tapping of a solitary typewriter echoed off the underground walls, breaking the silence. Where the sound originated, freshman Gabe Kittle sat, his tall frame hunched over the machine. Beside him laid a box filled with poetry booklets and some change, as well as a sign that read, “I sell poems for a living, donations accepted.”


New network aims to shed light on alternative sports

"We don't want to be exclusive to Emerson." -Sophomore visual and media arts major Benjamin Hillman

Dutch Diaries: A Tale of One City

Being able to see Porto at three in the morning and three in the afternoon made it clear this was a city attempting to reconcile two eras and two cultures.


Emerson represented at Miss Boston

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Civil rights panel to discuss media coverage of issues

"We need to come together as a group." -Professor Cindy Rodriguez


Leaders of RecycleMania aim to increase success rate

"The goal is to build as much awareness as possible about recycling at Emerson for all students, faculty, and staff," co-chair Nancy Howell.

Dating Tips

Yes, Valentine's Day is a commercial holiday endorsed by corporations, but viewing it like that is cynical and boring. Drop the hipster act and quit being a Debbie Downer.


Benjamin Jealous advocates change

“Change often comes faster than you think is possible.” –Benjamin Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP

Alcohol policy instated at Emerson Los Angeles

"These kinds of rules are on record with good reason." — Marcus Shutrump, senior visual and media arts major


November Project comes to campus

"It's very different from going to the gym. There's a ton of energy." — Marissa Shallcross, assistant director of career services


Anime @ Emerson hosts mixer event to gain members

"This really was an accidental club."


Swomo performs first show of Spring semester

"I feel like we're starting off strong this semester." -Kenzie Woodrow, freshman visual media arts major

Dutch Diaries: A Pilgrimage to a Place of Heritage

We will make our individual journeys, and add to the centuries old legacy of Kasteel Well.


ASIA raises money for Philippines relief funds

"We really can make a difference when we work together." -Daniel LeMar, junior writing, literature and publishing major

Dating Tips

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