The Berkeley Beacon

Casey Dalager

Beacon Correspondent

Dalager can be reached at


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Sustainable clothing never goes out of style

In a city where it can be so easy to cycle through outfits on a whim, we need to make sure we aren’t playing into the hands of big businesses.

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Re-envisioning environmental media: a millennial's guide

The state of the world presents a new job market and activism opportunities for Emerson students.

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Straight version of a gay thing

Instead of fighting the patriarchy, white gay men have been invited to join.

Waiting for the smoke to clear

Signs of this compulsion at all are troublesome, but here, it’s particularly bad.

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Breach of safety speaks volumes

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

Facing down the barrel of a gun

The truth is we don’t deserve a right to bear arms, and saying this could get me shot.

Hebdo, not hate speech

Satire and other forms of critique have always been powerful journalistic tools used to bring attention to otherwise sensitive problems or issues.

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American media infected by sensationalist ebola coverage

In its wall-to-wall coverage of the epidemic, the American media has presented few actual facts, clouding the true nature of the virus and provoking the descent into sensationalism.

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Emerson ought to smoke out the competition

Emerson should be an institutional leader, accepting the medical marijuana cards of its students, not rejecting social progress.