Person of Color Column: The dangers of generalizing race

A disgruntled man ambushed a conversation between my friends and I on the Green Line a month ago. Our discussion veered from finsta content to him questioning our opinions on the recent college admissions scandal. While our chat remained…

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Review: Hamnet rises to greatness on Paramount stage

I went into Hamnet expecting a straightforward, one-man play about Shakespeare’s son. I figured it’d play around with Shakespeare’s family life or twist the meaning of Hamlet quotes similar to my senior year literature class. But the play…

‘Science Chick’ experiments with science and comedy

On her Bumble dating profile, senior Suzie Hicks described herself as a female Bill Nye the Science Guy while she worked at the New England Aquarium last summer. Her friend suggested she change the description to Suzie Hicks the Science…

Beacon alum draws up art heist mystery

On March 17, 1990, art thieves slashed 13 paintings from the walls of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Although the paintings were never recovered, Scott Von Doviak ‘89 wrote a novel about a Beacon reporter cracking the case.…

Review: The White Card gets a green light

The minute you step into the white room, The White Card’s set, constructed on the Paramount stage, you enter a mirror. The sleek chairs, the glass projectors, and everything around you reflects society's white privilege. Esteemed…

Students write for our lives to honor protest

The scratching sound of Sharpies on paper echoed from the 2 Boylston Place conference room for over eight hours on Friday, March 23. Freshman performing arts majors Sarah Heidrick and Shelby Broughton led a group of students to write…