Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Gabel Strickland

Gabel Strickland, Staff Writer

Gabel Strickland (she/her) is a journalism major at Emerson College with minors in Publishing and Comedic Writing and Performance. She is a Staff Writer who contributes to the news, opinion, living arts, magazine, and multimedia components of the Beacon. When she’s not writing, she’s probably somewhere dancing to her latest musical obsession.

Latest from Gabel Strickland
Junior Mintt during the pilot of her late-night talk show.

The Junior Mintt Show brings Black, trans representation to late night

November 16, 2022

The Junior Mintt Show just taped its pilot episode on Nov. 3 at the The Bell House theater in New York City. The late-night talk show combines drag performances, comedy sketches, thoughtful interviews,...

Armored Storyteller is a role-playing game publishing company.

Armored Storyteller brings new purpose to role-player gaming

November 9, 2022

Zombie hoards. Aliens. Plagues. All of this and more can be found in games created by Armored Storyteller, a role-playing game (RPG) publishing company that highlights RPGs as a medium to explore the storytelling...

Illustration of student surrounded by symbols representing different majors

Switching majors at Emerson College: what it’s like and how to navigate the process

November 1, 2022

Laurel Frisbee, who attended Emerson from 2018 to 2019, switched majors four times during her first year. She went from journalism to writing, literature, and publishing to visual media arts—for two...

A grave.

The spooky and the sacred: gravestone art

October 26, 2022

Nothing gets someone in the Halloween spirit quite like a visit to a graveyard, where even more haunting than the graves at your feet are the images etched onto the scattered stones. But the skulls, bones,...

Comedy news programs are paving the way for a new era of journalism

Comedy news programs are paving the way for a new era of journalism

September 8, 2022

They conduct interviews with high profile figures, expose corruption in large corporations, and keep you up to date on the latest political news. And, somehow, they manage to make you laugh. They’re...

‘The world is watching’: the Boston community stands in solidarity with Ukraine

‘The world is watching’: the Boston community stands in solidarity with Ukraine

March 3, 2022

Blue and yellow speckled the Boston Public Garden Sunday afternoon as protestors held Ukrainian flags and signs high, showing their denunciation of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine. Supporters held posters...

The sign outside of the Cutler Majestic Theater.

Emerson community weighs in with their thoughts on Ukraine

March 3, 2022

Sophomore visual and media arts major Yujun Liu gets texts from his friend in Ukraine, who updates him on the war he is experiencing firsthand. “He told me he was awakened by the bombing at 5:30 a.m....

The Future Of Historical Plaques - And How Emersonians Shape It

The Future Of Historical Plaques – And How Emersonians Shape It

December 1, 2021

In 1807, it was where John Quincy Adams envisioned the laws that would govern our nation for centuries to come. Now, it's where Emerson students get Starbucks coffee in the morning. These two realities...

New Green Line stations make off-campus commutes faster—though just barely

New Green Line stations make off-campus commutes faster—though just barely

November 18, 2021

The MBTA opened two new Green Line stations on Monday, shaking up the commutes for scores of off-campus college students traveling to and from Emerson and other Boston-area institutions and revitalizing...

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