The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, December 17, 2017

A smile, a salute

It was a revealing remark, but not at all surprising. Many here at Emerson College are from the...

No politics in Harry Potter

And indeed, many parents are finding it necessary to follow his advice, as more concerns are...

November: Pondering the price of freedom

November, a month punctuated with days of remembrance, has arrived. As the leaves fall, Americans...

Liberals must take Conservatives#039; lead

This will continue until progressives learn how to play the game-and make democracy work for...

Just follow the money to find a winner in 2008

The structure of American presidential campaigns is broken.,When you're running at the front of...

Social Security#039;s future: Brighter than you think

The reasoning behind his snide dubbing is twofold: the high political mortality rate of those who...

Radio-heady business move

The group self-released its new album, In Rainbows, on its Web site yesterday. This alone is not...

Russia#039;s Putin puttin#039; the moves on beneath the Arctic

When a small submarine planted the white, blue and red flag of the Russian Federation 14,000 feet...

Littering: a Common mess

Sight-seers congregate daily to walk the Freedom Trail or play a few sets of tennis, but strewn...

The new mainstream quot;mediaquot;

That's the gist of what Katie Couric had to say after she jetted back from Iraq a few weeks...

Good citizens: I-ran away from a third overseas war

Diplomacy may soon be forsaken as a means of dealing with the Iranian impasse.,Can you hear the...

Beyond Roe: Progress on abortion

The abortion factions have named themselves in the affirmative: "pro-life" and "pro-choice.,Of...

Gov. Patrick#039;s proposal stacks deck in state#039;s favor

Patrick last week proposed a plan to the legislature involving the licensing of three major...

Jena: Justice in recess

Sadly, the "Jena Six" case proves that racism today can still be overt, and that the justice...

A free market for the quot;final frontierquot;

Near the beginning of the Chuck Palahniuk novel-turned-David-Fincher film Fight Club, the...