The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, September 15, 2014

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Fair connects students to service

Emerson organizations host volunteer fair to get students involved throughout the city.

Health Matters: Live well on the go

Beacon health columnist gives tips and tricks for eating healthy and staying active on the go.

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College creates a more sustainable community

Emerson implements a variety of new sustainability initiatives, including a new EcoRep program for students.

Love Notes

Beacon love columnists discusses the hook-up culture on campus.

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Students respond to Sodexo

When students are asked about the dining hall food provided by Sodexo, one word is repeated over and over again: disappointing.

Emerson community creates a culture of consent

Campus implements a culture of consent initiative.

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From Boston to the Boardwalk

Alumna and reigning Miss New Hampshire competes for Miss America in Atlantic City, NJ on Sept. 15.

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Intern inspires Children's Hospital patients

Through junior Ben Whalen's work, he managed to brighten the lives of many terminally ill children.

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OL training plays up their unique strengths

Although OLs are traditionally some of the most spirited and unique members of the Emerson community because of the responsibilities the job entails, the goal of orientation is to make everyone feel at home, no matter how active they are in the social and extracurricular worlds, according to Emily Enters, chair of undergraduate orientation core staff.

The science of sleep

Sleep can be a valuable commodity for a college student, especially one who is heading toward finals week. And although it is valuable, many times when schoolwork piles up or schedules get overbooked, sleep is the first thing to get pushed to the side.

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Activist speaks about racism

Tim Wise speaks with the occasional lyricism of a spoken word poet. He does so quickly, running ideas in circles around each other and pausing for the odd sip of water.

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Boston Strong raises $562,000

Two Emerson students’ Boston Strong fundraiser has sold over 37,000 shirts, according to their page on inktothepeople.com. Initially hoping to sell 110, the pair has far exceeded this goal and raised over $562,000 for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings as of Wednesday.

Fashionista Gal: break the trend

But there is a world outside of the “Emerson mall” — a place where corporate stores aren’t always the answer and local boutiques can be just as stylish.

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Poems, personas, and presenting in public

Students selected by their professors from 23 colleges in the Boston area read their poetry aloud for the 2013 Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival last Thursday night at Boston College.

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ERA Awards to honor leadership, civic engagement

After a large campaign to raise awareness about Emerson Recognition and Achievement Award nominations, this year’s ERA Awards will prove to be a larger exhibition of student work and accomplishment than in years past, according to Jason Meier, director of student activities.