The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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A friendship stitched together through embroidery

Two Emerson friends, Sara Barber and Ashley Dunn, have found a way to make easy money while doing something they call both relaxing and fun: embroidery.

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An artist inspired by the underrated female form

Taylor Roberts, a junior visual and media arts major, needs only a small drawing pad and Photoshop to enter a world full of emotion and expression.

Queer questions: How to start the new year off right

I write this letter to you as one queer student to another in hopes of making your journey a bit easier than mine.

Upperclassmen secrets for freshman newbies

“My heart is really full because of all the people I’ve met through orgs. If I didn’t meet them, I probably would’ve transferred,” Hicks said.

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New opportunity to bring the elite to campus daily

Elite Daily may now have Emerson student bylines.

Style notes: Runway designs encourage recycling

We need to reduce textile waste. The fashion industry is the source of the problem, but they can also pioneer a solution.

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Alum named to top 25 under 25 list by mag

Lizzie Milanovich is an actress, playwright, and artist, and she’s on a mission to bring theater to everyone.

Love column: Straight noise crowds LGBTQ+ space

Online, dating as a queer woman presents its own unique challenges.

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Networking served with a spot of cold-brewed tea

In a few days students and alumni can come together to sip cold-brewed tea, eat brunch, and talk post-grad life at a casual networking event at Tea Bar by EvyTea.

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Student snapshot: Abby Skorupski

That’s how I got the job—it’s all about who you know.

Love column: Removing stigma through discovery

I masturbate with the same regularity that I wash my sheets—every other week, unless I find myself with some extra time and a need to randomly throw a load of linens in the washing machine. Just like laundry, self-stimulation differs greatly based on the person.

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Year in review: Entrepreneurial enterprise projects

If you find yourself crunching on gourmet, customized trail mix while reading a new Spanish-language magazine in a Boston greenspace, make sure to document it on a new app.

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Students get a second chance at a high school classic

Traditionally, high school proms call for drinking punch, posing for pictures, and dancing in a dark room. For some, however, it was a night of feeling forced into wearing a gendered outfit—and the performance that comes along with an outfit that’s ill-fitting to your identity.

Carr on Culture: Minority bias on and off screen

If you’re a fan like me, then you may have noticed a recent alarming trend: Overwhelming amounts of people of color and LGBTQ+ characters are being killed off their shows.