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Nerding Out

The hype train is departing from Silicon Valley with Path 2.0 — pitched as a mobile “smart journal” for iPhone and Android that functions like a private alternative to Facebook. I know what you’re thinking: Another social network? But what sets Path

Wake up and smell the smoothies

pWhen alarm clocks and copious amounts of coffee donapos;t work#44; students at Emerson might want to turn to a healthier way to

Secret#039;s out: fancy, functional fetishes

pValentineapos;s Day can be a polarizing holiday#44; but one thing everybody can agree on is itapos;s the chance to spend money on that special someone. At school#44; there are no parents to see whatapos;s in the laundry#44; so why not

No glove? No love

pCondom Awareness Week has hosted a slew of events#44; including a movie showing of iKids/i (1995) that deals with HIV/AIDS. While students may have questioned his or her sexual scruples during the film#44; cupcake donations from Sweet Napos; Nasty Bakery

Miss Manners

My mother can tear you down with just one look. While other mothers patiently counted to three or pulled out “the naughty chair” when their child was acting up, my mother preferred the glare. It was so quick and subtle,

Save some face: Go au natural with eco-chic beauty products

strongStephanie Thomas, Beacon Staff/strong Mama always said put your best face forward. But when it comes to the globs of moisturizer, zit-be-gone cream, or aftershave that inhabits your skin, is your best face the cleanest it can be? For the

Elise Pié: Hillel’s first converted president

nbsp; strongJamie Bogert, Beacon Staff/strong a href=https://berkeleybeacon.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/on_faith_Graphic1.jpgimg class=alignleft size-medium wp-image-3813482 title=on_faith_Graphic src=https://berkeleybeacon.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/on_faith_Graphic1-300×157.jpg alt= width=300 height=157 //a emThis is the first installment in a series examining religion on campus./em Elise Pié, president of Emerson’s Hillel organization, navigates through Shabbat dinner, the

Miss Manners

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The power of E3 will set you free

Emerson College is usually associated with aspiring filmmakers, actors, and journalists — not businessmen. There are, however, a number of ambitious people who seek to develop a business of their very own — they’re Emerson’s entrepreneurs. Emerson Experience in Entrepreneurship, also known as E3

Busy bodies: entrepreneurship at Emerson

  A recent article in the Wall Street Journal said that more teens and young adults are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to creating jobs. According to the article, less than 30 percent of teenagers 16

EVVY Awards debut new honor for inspirational students

“So many Emerson students do so many things, and so many of them go unrecognized for the impact they make,” said award co-coordinator Jay MacFadgen.,The EVVY Awards are now offering a different way to honor students who make a difference.

A firsthand Boston Marathon survival guide

Yet every year, tens of thousands of runners take on the challenge and complete the Boston Marathon. This Monday, I plan on joining those lunatics. As a rookie marathon runner, I’m both nervous and excited.,A 26.2-mile run from Hopkinton to

Upgrade pad from dormitory to extraordinary

Leaving home and coming to an unfamiliar place, such as Boston, can be difficult enough, but living in messy chambers can make matters worse. If you are completely disorganized after being at Emerson a mere week or if you miss

Marathon day strengthens hearts

The Boston Marathon, an annual event that draws tens of thousands of runners from around the world, brings a benevolence to this normally tourist-wary New England town.,On Beacon Street near Coolidge Corner in Brookline, a few miles from the finish

Professor publishes perspective poetry book

Strobe lights flashed in a Boston nightclub, illuminating dancing bodies and striking the partiers faces that shone neon in the darkened room. Pounding music made conversation impossible, but that didn’t stop patrons from pairing up, whether on the dance floor

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