The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, September 26, 2017


Mindfulness course moves students to meditate

Overwhelmed students seeking tranquility can turn to the Mindfulness Practitioner Program, a new initiative focused on mindfulness meditation.


Freshman brings menstrual movement to campus

“We want to encourage the conversation surrounding periods,” Lalani said. “What we do is provide menstrual products to homeless people and to those in need who can’t afford them.”


Bites with Becca: Off-campus cooking starter pack

Whether you're in your first off-campus apartment or you're just tired of your meal plan, every college student gains something out of learning to cook.


Entrepreneurs envision future after E3 experience

Since its establishment in 2005, the Emerson Experience in Entrepreneurship program (E3), has served as a stepping stone for students who want to advance their careers in business.


Alumni tackle taboo topics on The Wet Seat podcast

Ashley Cunningham ‘16, always felt people should be more open about sex.


Alum Gaby Dunn returns to Boston for YA book tour

Dunn and Raskin's YA novel features mental illness, gay by May, and the less-than-perfect college experience.


Bites with Becca: Chardonnay and Chorizo

What wine pairs well with cauliflower hash browns and spicy breakfast burritos? A $6 chardonnay will probably complement the dish—as long as it is after 1 a.m.


Food fest brings international tastes to Emerson

Students gathered in the Bill Bordy around small tables and sat on the floor. A long line spilled out the door. The earthy smell of falafel wafted through the air, mixing with the fishy scent of sushi. Members of the Emerson community filled the theater, not looking for a film or a play, but instead looking to travel the world’s kitchens.


Student Spotlight: Fourth year, fourth finish

On Monday, over 26,000 runners crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon. One of them was Logan Reever.

LGBTQ Column: Taking the bait

When I started watching the first episode of the CW teen drama Riverdale, I was excited, but a little tentative.


Personality and prose in professor's new book

Meta Wagner is what her new book refers to as an A-lister. She seeks recognition and validation, dreams of fame and adoration, and has an end goal in immortality.


Cheer team brings bras to homeless

Normally, the Emerson College Cheerleaders occupy their time by backing the school’s athletic teams. This spring, however, they’re aiming to provide support of a different kind.

The art of style stealing

There are no rules regarding plagiarizing style. It’s anarchy. Anybody can take your look.


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.


Children’s author says ‘yes’ to saying no

After volunteering to help her Uncle Alex find his keys, help her mother set the table, and help five other friends and family members, Zoey finds herself at loss. She loves to help people—but she no longer has time to listen to her radio.