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College considers fossil fuel divestment

By Andrew Stanton
Published November 1, 2018

The Board of Trustees Investment Committee agreed to withdraw, or divest, part of the college’s endowment from unknown fossil fuel companies in an October...

A crowd of about 1000 celebrated the Red Sox World Series Victory on the Boston Common Sunday. Chris Van Buskirk / Beacon Staff

Classes canceled Wednesday for Red Sox parade

By Andrew Stanton
Published October 29, 2018

The college will cancel some classes on Oct. 31 for a parade celebrating the Boston Red Sox’s victory in the World Series, according to an email from...

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New dining service guarantees fresher options

By Andrew Stanton
Published September 6, 2018

Bon Appétit Management Company, the food vendor that replaced Sodexo, promises fresh ingredients and new dining options for students this fall. The...

Logging on to feel less alone

Logging on to feel less alone

By Andrew Stanton
Published April 18, 2018

As a confused, gay teenager, lacking any support from family or peers, I did what any other young member of the LGBTQ community would—I logged onto...

Don’t forget the T in LGBTQ

By Andrew Stanton
Published March 28, 2018

RuPaul, the drag queen who started the TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race, a popular drag competition, caused a stir within the LGBTQ community when he said...

Andrew Stanton is a sophomore journalism major and Berkeley Beacon columnist.

LGBTQ Column: Winning hearts and gold medals

By Andrew Stanton
Published February 21, 2018

This year, the world watched the first openly-gay Team USA athletes compete in the Winter Olympics. Many people in the LGBTQ community are celebrating...

Andrew Stanton is a sophomore journalism major and Berkeley Beacon columnist.

Queer-baiting, but straight-washing

By Andrew Stanton
Published January 23, 2018

NBC’s new show Rise tells the story of how high school drama teacher Lou Mazzuchelli transforms the theater department. The plot is based on the...

Going home for the holidays can be hard when you feel isolated from your family.
ANDREW STANTON

Back at home, back in the closet

By Andrew Stanton
Published November 29, 2017

While the holiday season is a time of celebration and festivity for most people, many in the queer community dread the time off. For a lot of us,...

Spacey’s sexuality is no excuse for past assaults

By Andrew Stanton
Published November 2, 2017

Kevin Spacey is facing several allegations of sexual assault. Anthony Rapp accused the actor of assaulting him when Rapp was only 14 years old, and...

LGBTQ column: Out of the closet, into a box

By Andrew Stanton
Published September 28, 2017

I have a confession—I think Buzzfeed quizzes are fun. A few weeks ago, I found myself searching the site. One quiz titled, “You Won’t Get 100% on...

Harrison Blum is leading an eight-week course in mindfulness.
BETHANY HAMLIN / BEACON STAFF

Mindfulness course moves students to meditate

By Andrew Stanton
Published September 20, 2017

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

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