Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Hannah Ebanks

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Any bing from my phone induces dread because it may be yet another addition to my never-ending to-do list. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Defying the temptation of notifications

October 14, 2018

Recently I’ve had the urge to throw my phone in the trash. It started toward the end of the summer, when breaking news alerts constantly reminded me that the outside world wasn’t the same as my lazy...

Op-ed: Opinions don’t have to be divisive

Op-ed: Opinions don’t have to be divisive

September 6, 2018

The first article I wrote for the Beacon went through at least five drafts before it was published. It was an opinion piece about what it was like being a new international student at Emerson. One of the...

We hope to see the section grow into a place to discuss issues that impact the Emerson community in a thoughtful way. Photo Illustration by Cassandra Martinez / Beacon Staff

Op-ed: So long, farewell, and keep on writing

April 19, 2018

Emerson students love using social media to voice their complaints and opinions on campus issues, such as tuition increase, new building purchases, or the Dining Center food. But for all the Facebook statuses...

For the three required years of on-campus housing, it is reasonable to expect a setting aligned with the college’s established policies.

The sound of silence: longing for some peace and quiet

January 24, 2018

I spent fall semester living in a castle, so I knew that coming back to the Boston would be a challenge. I was excited to move into the Colonial Building, luckily, with some good friends. Living in...

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