The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, December 14, 2017

An afternoon with Charlie: one T rider#039;s experience

About a man who is one nickel short of exiting a subway train bound for Jamaica Plain (and thus...

Emersonians wrong about race

At the beginning of the school year, I sat uncomfortably in my classes when the subjects of race...

The dream of democracy

At a recent business conference, I witnessed all that Arab-Muslims are "incapable" of.Just a few...

Execution is counterproductive

From his ambivalent look as the audiotape of Flight 93 was played to his early aim to stop his...

Religion does not have a monopoly on values

Thomas Jefferson, one of our founding fathers and the third president of this country, once...

Katie Couric is the wrong choice for CBS

Now it is important to make a distinction before we go any further. I don't think Katie Couric...

The invisible homeless

This incident, as reported in both The Boston Globe and Boston Herald, went as follows: the man,...

Katrina exposes problems

That place is Mississippi, and, unfortunately, it has been left behind by Washington.Allison...

Immigration reform

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers, under political pressure, have decided to draft new laws to alleviate...

Women need to step it up

I thought perhaps this trend would change, since March was national Women's History Month. Sadly,...

The one track media

They run toward the back of the paper, if at all, wedged between ads and without photos, They...

Diversity is not only race

A number of classmates and the professor nodded their heads in complacent agreement.,At the...

Dems aren#039;t all equal

The 2006 and 2008 elections are now on the radar screen and we will soon have to decide whom to...

High hopes for Emerson

As a senior primed to graduate in less than two months, I anticipate seeing my alma mater excel...

Racism still looms large

When Paul Haggis' Crash won the Academy Award for Best Picture this year, there was a fair...