The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, April 27, 2015

Friends beyond two weeks

In Boston, we spend a good portion of our day avoiding contact with other people: on the T, on...

House would be sorely missed

During my four years at Emerson, I have taken most of my classes with a small handful of...

Looking ahead to next year

This year, we've brought issues of college affordability and student rights to the forefront. We...

Desir: A multitalented devotee

Since coming to Emerson, I have always wanted to take one of Pierre Desir's classes. I wanted to...

Students, bring justice to House

A couple of years ago, Emerson Peace and Social Justice elected Professor Roger House our new...

Susan Boyle: No cover girl, but a beauty nonetheless

On April 11, she stood before Simon Cowell, one of the tougher judges on iAmerican Idol/i and...

Headphones: Give #039;em a rest

The birds on the Common have been chirp-chirping now for weeks. But I sure haven't heard them....

With learning, grades fail

How does Emerson, and virtually every academic institution, measure education? Grades. Upon...

The state of soy: The fraught ethics of a troublesome bean

Emerson students, if summed up in one word, are best described as "alternative." We pursue...

Christians and Lions

This bumper sticker, slapped onto an LB dorm room door, was my disturbing introduction to Emerson...

A Quiverfull of liberals

We, liberals, feminists, torch-bearers of the freedom of choice and the sanctity of an...

Emerson#039;s actions: not affirmed

Like a good number of students at Emerson, I am a white male from Connecticut-just like my...

Do it for the kids

Eight-year-old Carlos sat upright in his chair. He raised his hand and began to jump up and down....

The value of Liberal Arts: Looking past the quot;gen ed checklistquot;

Emerson is not a liberal arts college in the traditional sense. Emerson's liberal arts commitment...

Hey SGA, what do you do?

Can I be honest for a moment? Okay.I really have no idea what you people do.It's not that I don't...