The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, November 24, 2017

From riches to responsibilites: Melania Trump’s presidential style

On Jan. 20, 2017 at 11:30 a.m., Donald J. Trump was sworn into office. The Trumps were already a high-profile family, but now they are a political family—no longer just rich and entertaining. With the transition from penthouse to White House, there are new responsibilities. No action, no tweet, and no plagiarized speech goes unnoticed. No outfit does, either.

Ask Jackie: Motherly advice

This semester, Jackie will be answering reader queries on love, sex, and relationships. Visit askjackie.berkleybeacon.com to ask, anonymously or not, to submit a question.

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Students join protest in Boston Common

People from around the country filled Boston Common last Saturday with pink hats, paper vaginas, and a demand to be heard.

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Selfies surge on Facebook

When Danielle Shvartsman snapped a picture of herself in a mirror within Los Angeles’ famous Magic Castle, she was disappointed. She liked the photo, but had nowhere to post it.

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Bites with Becca: Creativity in the Kitchen

I learned to cook the same way you probably did—I was taught by a borderline-senile Vietnam War veteran, Steve, in the back of a Mexican restaurant.

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Alumna all set for first book launch

Ashley Blom never thought of herself as a chef. Growing up in Hatfield, a small town in western Massachusetts, her mother would constantly make fun of her for not knowing how to cook. Now, the Emerson alumna is gearing up to publish her first book.

Love Column: Sharing the married love

I identified with polyamory, in theory, before I actually began practicing it.

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App developed by students who share a common vision

This vision really boils down to one common idea—they want to create a new music culture.

Bites with Becca: New means to find new recipes

The internet has infiltrated my kitchen. My international cravings can be immediately satisfied with a few clicks.

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New England fall foliage seen from the clouds

For these four Emerson students, pure “bliss” is thousands of feet in the air.

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Aesthete: The key to unlocking a new city

Aesthete produces videos of passionate and cultured locals talking about their favorite places to go around their home cities.

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Students get their stories published professionally

Both authors produced powerful stories that are sure to challenge readers’ perceptions.

LGBTQ+ column: Using the election to reflect on the good

My first kiss gave me the courage to withstand their comments and dream about one day being openly gay.

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EDC dancers prepare for upcoming fall show

They walk through their formations as the song “Hands to myself” by Selena Gomez blasts from her Macbook.

Accepting one’s voice, accepting one’s self

We need to stop enforcing gender roles in a community that should be working to demolish them, and instead embrace what differentiates us.