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Emerson dance groups get their groove on

December 31, 2012

Emerson Dance Company, Emerson Urban Dance Theater and Emerson Dance Team created a trinity of moves last weekend when they joined forces for the EDC's Spring Showcase held in the Greene Theatre. The 10 pieces spanned the artistic gamut from classical ballet performed en pointe to hip-hop to typical mu...

Veggie Planet: Creative pizza combos, folk music and reasonable prices

December 31, 2012

It's hard to think of food as an art form, but at Veggie Planet in Cambridge, it isn't hard to believe. From the pizzas to the salads and everything in between, the colorful toppings and vibrant combinations speak to the eye and the mouth.,A place "where pizza is art."It's hard to think of food as a...

Beacon Bartending: Love Potion #9

December 31, 2012

Nothing says romance quite like a candlelit, night in. Let this love potion work it's magic. For you single souls out there, the love potion would be a hit at a night in with friends. b3 oz. vodka/b - itry citrus for an nice twist/ib2 oz. pomegranate juice/b - iif you aren't into pomegranate try cranberry/ib...

Free for the Weekend offers a drug-free deal

December 31, 2012

This week, the student, faculty and business project Free for the Weekend is having its 10th anniversary of substance-free events that promote a healthy lifestyle and are free of charge.,Students at Emerson College have the chance to trade in a weekend of wild and crazy parties for a few days free of...

Bitchin#039; in the Kitchen with Rebecca

December 31, 2012

Already went apple picking with the roommates? Incorporate your harvest into warm and chewy oatmeal cookies.,Winter may be the season of hot-chocolate-hugging and fireside nights, but autumn is no stranger to cold weather and comfort food. As fall sets in and temperatures dip lower than summer necklines, wa...

Stop, shop and roll out in your cart

December 31, 2012

,Peanut Butter and Top Ramen purchased at 3 a.m. from the C-Store are only the tip of the iceberg lettuce when it comes to balanced meals. Buying food can be more than shoving premade, packaged, just-add-water noodles into your pocket. Life is better when you're pushing a cart. Check out the Beacon's sh...

News You Can Use On Cancer Risks for the College Crowd

December 31, 2012

Here are some other vital stats to know for better health over your lifetime.&,"Skin Cancer (www.cdc.gov) Most common type of cancer in the US Can be prevented in most cases by using sunscreen and avoiding prolonged sun exposure Two-thirds of the youths in the United States do not practice effective ...

Student International Festival reaches out to the Emerson community with food and fun

December 31, 2012

From 5 to 7 p.m., students can groove to global beats and nosh on ethnic eats as well as see student-made documentaries and a fashion show of traditional garments from a variety of countries at Emerson's annual International Festival.,Tomorrow, the world will come to the Bill Bordy Theatre.From 5 to 7 p....

Zombies attack BU in protest of building biolab

December 31, 2012

"I really wish my insides weren't liquefying!" yelled a zombie protester last month, as he and his fellow zombies staggered down the street in a trance. The demonstrators donned jumpsuits, lab coats, masks and makeup with fake blood oozing from their bodies. They stuck fliers on cars, under doors an...

The Way We See It: Clearer consciences

December 31, 2012

On every environmentally guilty Emersonian's shoulders, the devil on the right says to buy cheap, convenient coffee while the angel on the left says to go with the more judicious joe. At the Clear Conscience Cafeacute;, the little cherub in everyone's minds can breath easy while still indulging the ho...

PBS quot;Crossroadquot; preview prompts heated panel

December 31, 2012

correspondent. "It is nice to see tuition going to good things."Atwan agreed. "The event is very good," he said. "There are many different points of view."Hosenball said he was delighted his film has received so much coverage. "I have worked so long and in depth on this topic, I am thrilled it is g...

Top Models pose in very little clothes

December 31, 2012

Big hair, stunning makeup, flashing lights and runway radiance will walk the walk at Emerson for its second year in a row. Although this scene may sound like a scene from iAmerica's Next Top Model/i, there is no Tyra Banks instructing young women how to be fierce models; instead 12 female Emerson st...