The Berkeley Beacon


Carly Loman

Managing Editor

Carly Loman is managing editor of The Berkeley Beacon. She is a sophomore writing, literature, and publishing and political communication double major.
Previously, she worked as assistant opinion editor of the Beacon. She has interned for DC-based blog Brightest Young Things where she wrote a weekly column on area flea markets. Currently, she is contributing to BYT's new book column. She is also the nonfiction editor of the Emerson Review where her duties include reading and critiquing submission packets on a weekly basis.

Loman can be reached at


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With great power comes great responsibility

As the future of media rests tentatively in limbo, innovative ways of relaying important information, news, and opinions become more important.

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All quiet on the equality front

And that’s why allowing women to serve in combat roles is such a positive thing; It sets a precedent that says women can do whatever men can.

It’s time to challenge the size zero cult

Culture is not the only factor that contributes to eating disorders — to think so would be to simplify a complicated psychological condition to just one factor among many.

Busy students can’t skip connection

We are humans and, as such, need hugs. Yes, hugs. And good conversations, romance, and knowing glances shared with close friends across a room.

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Don’t let your passion become a pit

Work is not always going to be fun. But the reason we decided to pursue our passions instead of just getting a job that pays is supposed to be because we’ll enjoy it more. Don’t let your craft become just another job, because being a professional artist usually means less pay and more effort. If you don’t love it, there’s no point.

Think small for summer internships

An internship at a small office means people knowing your name and your work. You don’t have to struggle to get noticed—you will get noticed.

Marrying the W, the L, and the P

Emerson should offer classes specifically created to teach students how the different components of literature work with one another.

Discovering your passion demands trial and error

“I don’t know what I want to do when I graduate.” It’s a phrase uttered by many an undergraduate across the country, though noticeably less so among the population on our corner of Boylston and Tremont.

Toeing the line between Oscar Wilde and getting wild

College is about moderation; for as many once-in-a-lifetime memories can be made within grungy music venues and apartments at the farthest reaches of the Green Line as within the Walker and Ansin buildings.

Emerson needs a more liberal application of liberal arts

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Emerson needs a more liberal application of liberal arts

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Troy Davis’ case brings capital punishment’s flaws to light

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WARNING: New cigarette labels could harm independence

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