The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Love Column: Love is sleeping with your socks on

“I love you, but I’m not necessarily in love with you,” I said. The words immediately stung him much harsher than I intended—his body shifted away from mine and he looked at me with a scrunched face.

Carr on Culture: The power of the tweet

Arguably the world’s most famous rapper, Kanye West, has marked the release of his new album, The Life of Pablo, in true Kanye fashion, with a slew of controversial tweets, name dropping everyone from Michael Jordan to Mark Zuckerberg.

Tattoos that don't stick to the rule book

Students wandering around the Iwasaki Library might have encountered a body art-adorned skateboarder and her stick-and-poke tattoo business.

Emerson students spot a new canine trend

For animal lovers, the Facebook group Dogspotting offers a platform to post pictures of the canines they spy while out and about.

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Ghosts will soar in a new literary magazine

Grab the skeletons out of the closet, writers now have an opportunity to pen their ghostly and ghoulish stories to an online literary magazine.

Dix Pix: Boldly showing body hair

Four months. That’s how long I went without shaving my armpit hair, and no, my intent wasn’t derived from my feminism, but rather my laziness. It wasn’t some form of political art, instead I simply had no need to shave, nor care to.

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Alum turns real life into comedic sketches

Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin sit side-by-side on a couch in their apartment set, under a sign made from Post-It Notes on the wall behind them that reads “Just Between Us” in glittery letters. Raskin holds a card with a viewer question and reads, “Am I a lesbian or am I just lonely?” The question never gets answered—this is a typical episode of Just Between Us.

Alum creates second successful T-shirt campaign

Giving praise toward Emerson College might just land your face on a satirical screen-printed T-shirt of the school crest. At least, it did for Donald Trump.

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Emerson student pens prose from Paris

For Andrew Grant, his trip to the catacombs of Paris was not something he could forget.

Love Column: Bringing fantasies into reality

There’s nothing that compares to knowing that you’ve acted on your erotic openness and done something that you didn’t think could be done.

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Homemade quizzes enthralled the student body this week

A new trend on Emerson's campus is homemade personal BuzzFeed quizzes.

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Student sells snacks wrapped with a bow

Emerson entrepreneur, Harry Mardirossian is starting a company selling custom trail mix.

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Emerson students keep the music flowing

Emerson students have found a musical outlet at Boston College.

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Emerson students are on the campaign trail

Multiple Emerson students are out on the road campaigning for presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.

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Highs and lows on students’ new web series

Emerson students mid-way through shooting fictional web series about a female drug dealer on campus.