The Berkeley Beacon

Timothy Johnson

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Decriminals Media Production: From hemp to hip-hop

Decriminals, a student-run hip-hop production company, got its start during the summer of 2011, shooting videos of amateur rappers on Boston Common. The company now made significant inroads in to the hip-hop community by working closely with established urban music blogs and up-and-coming artists from both Boston and out of state.

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New student org. bolsters GOP voice on campus

On Sept. 24, Emerson Republicans had its first meeting of the year, where members discussed their major goals, including getting Student Government Association recognition, supporting Sen. Scott Brown’s reelection campaign and Mitt Romney’s presidential bid, and increasing political and social discourse on campus.