The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, November 24, 2014

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.

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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

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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

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Anime @ Emerson hosts mixer event to gain members

"This really was an accidental club."

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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.

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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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Professor's novel praised by NYT

"What I really like to do is write about people who are a little bit below the radar." -WLP Professor Megan Marshall

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Troupes prepare for Skidmore comedy fest

"If you succeed at Skidmore, that means people that do comedy think you're funny." -Sophomore Justin Cordua

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Student writes for music website, interviews up-and-coming artists

"We aim to expand the minds of readers and show people that there's more to the music that they're already listening to." - Junior Cyrus Wesson

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Seefried hosts open mics outside of Emerson comedy scene

"Kevin's one of the hardest working stand-ups I know." -Emerson alumna Jamie Loftus

Love Notes: Surviving the Break

According to research released by Facebook analysts, more people break up two weeks before Christmas than any other time in the year.

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Deck the halls and bake the cookies

It’s that time of year again. The Christmas lights on Boston Common have been strung. The tree at Faneuil Hall is lit. And Starbucks is featuring peppermint mochas instead of pumpkin spice lattes. Bitter cold temperatures mean more time spent inside. Emerson students know how to celebrate the holidays both indoors and outdoors, exhibiting their decorating expertise by stringing lights, assembling trees, and mounting menorahs.