The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, October 20, 2016


Talks on Tumblr must go beyond the blog

There needs to be a deeper knowledge of the intersectionality of these issues in order to invoke major change.

With inclusion, Emerson Engagement Lab entertains

For something so unique, the Engagement Lab's accomplishments deserve far more student attention and support.

Between the sheets, there’s an in-between

The idea of enthusiastic consent is a necessary ideal we should keep pursuing, but at the moment it’s just that—an ideal.


A letter to ‘harmless’ street hecklers

A woman’s body is not inherently sexual—the sexual objectification comes from you.

Student art deserves a space to be showcased

The enormous amount of free, quality art being produced by students at this school is often ignored and there doesn't seem to be any good reason why.


Planned Parenthood and the three percent

It is a symptom of how unequal our society is that what I demand seems radical.

A fight to finish for LGBTQ community

It had always seemed like a relic of the past to me, but it’s still a horrible part of our present.

College resources for mental health are improving

These are steps that allow students to work on campus without the weight of worrying about having adequate mental health resources.

Nicki Minaj shows feminists what’s good

But when a woman with the agency to use her sexuality and profit from it actually does so, she crosses some delusional boundary of morality.


Girl bands raise the volume on women’s stories

Girl bands naturally facilitate conversations about what it means to be a woman.

Colonial’s closure an unavoidable growing pain

It deserves a second life that serves students who can benefit from its remodeling many more months out of the year.

Family doesn’t fit into a neat box

Our country still needs to catch up with its own people.


Donald Trump’s unlikely likeability

It is easy to write off Trump as a narcissist...but it is harder to write off his poll numbers.

Emerson faculty deserve improved parental leave

It's a manifestation of socially constructed ideas of masculinity and sexism, and it perpetuates destructive gender norms.

Letter to the editor from Emerson P.R.I.D.E

We believe that as students we have use our power as consumers for the benefit of workers.