The Berkeley Beacon

Isabelle Lichtenstein

Beacon Correspondent

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Style column: Body before bra

Not wearing a bra is nothing new: The women’s liberation movement in the 1960s invented bra burning. Now, the eschewing of bras is just as significant of a political statement.

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Money, get away, new cashless options

Going to a restaurant with friends usually ends up with a fight over the bill. For many students, this could mean scrounging up dollar bills from the bottom of their bags. Now, however, with the rise of money transfer apps, gone are the days where you have to worry about having physical cash to pay back a friend.

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New podcast covers everything and the kitchen sink

Tom Carroll can talk about almost anything— from March Madness to hot dogs, he’s creating conversation and casting it onto the interwebs in his new podcast series Tom Talks.

Emerson students spot a new canine trend

For animal lovers, the Facebook group Dogspotting offers a platform to post pictures of the canines they spy while out and about.

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Emerson student pens prose from Paris

For Andrew Grant, his trip to the catacombs of Paris was not something he could forget.

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Emerson students are on the campaign trail

Multiple Emerson students are out on the road campaigning for presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.

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No treat found in costumes that appropriate cultures

Halloween costumes aren't always appropriate.

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Fall in Boston: seasonal favorites

Boston offers a variety of fall activities.