The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, October 24, 2016

Student athletes shouldn't be underestimated

But our athletes are no different from any other driven, passionate, and socially conscious student.


Stressed chasing early success

Yet the years of our lives that we place the most value on seem to be getting shorter by the minute.

Letter to the editor: In response to 'Tattoos that don't stick to the rule book'

We are deeply concerned that the Emerson student body may not be aware of the health risks and sanctions that individuals who engage in this type of activity may be subject to as a result of their actions.

Pushing men to fight for feminism

Every self-identified woman is a human being and that alone should make them deserving of compassion.

Making a platform for marginalized voices

Asking people to consider equality is different than asking people to implement concrete activities that create specific pathways for oppressed and slighted groups.

Writing as a work in progress

This is the conflict of the young writer, and in many ways, of all young artists. We have so much energy and passion to put into our work, but not the experience to know how to properly analyze it.


Caught between oppressed and oppressor

But to be blinded by the hatred and hurt we have received would cause us to miss an essential distinction about our privilege.

Reflecting on value of a new campus space

But ultimately, it isn't in anyone's best interest to create a quick fix solution just to ease tensions and create a short term hush for the chaos.

Moving past the mirror image

Our culture doesn’t put an emphasis on learning how to eat mindfully.


Swipe right for feminism

I am not only safe, I am powerful.

They say they want a revolution

Let your voice be heard, and push our government toward the laws that we desperately need.

Students live in a digital echo chamber

This feeling seems to be a sweet affliction for our generation—fame feeds us and forces us to face scorn at the same time.


Breach of safety speaks volumes

While Emerson College has trouble keeping strangers out, they are excellent at stopping students from getting in.

Liberal arts curriculum at Emerson is crucial

Our liberal arts coursework teaches us the ability to remain fully human—to develop ideals, to be empathetic, to read, and then walk in another's shoes.


Sexism in the journalism profession

I still find myself shrinking from a sexism I’ve internalized through the years.