The Berkeley Beacon

Jackson Ellison

Beacon Correspondent

Ellison can be reached at jackson_ellison@emerson.edu.


Articles

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Grad student combines data and art to teach teens

This seemingly simple task was part of a larger initiative called DIY Data Art, designed to teach them how to collect and communicate data effectively.

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Students raise awareness for mental illness

College is filled with important papers and tests that can leave students feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. Project WOW, a fair aimed at promoting mental health awareness, is a safe place for people to let off steam through performance art.

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Computer bytes by day, macaroni bites by night

Two friends stand side by side in a small, well-lit kitchen. One wears a clean white chef’s outfit and holds two boxes of store-brand boxed macaroni and cheese. His friend, garbed in a casual hoodie, holds back a smile. To their left, large pots of boiling water sit on a stove, steam shooting out from holes in each lid. To their right, a wooden table is covered in various cooking utensils.

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Emerson game raises community health awareness

Town hall meetings may become a thing of the past thanks to the work of the Emerson Engagement Lab and their gaming platform Community PlanIt. The platform, which makes it possible for people to participate in civic discussion online, has been named a semi-finalist for the Innovation in American Government Awards.

Men’s basketball: Lions looking to star in Hollywood

The Emerson men’s basketball team is trying to raise $25,000 for a trip to Los Angeles over winter break to give players’ families a chance to watch them play in person.

Men’s soccer wins first ever NEWMAC game

The objective for the team this year, Bochicchio said, is to improve on last year’s win total of five games.