Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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In the age of rapid globalization, breaking news happening on the other side of the world could have an impact on people who are living in America. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Integrate news from around the world into your news diet

November 12, 2019

I learned about the protests in Chile while having dinner with a friend who works as a telescope researcher in Chilean labs for the University of California, Berkeley.  “It’s nationwide,” I recalled...

Letter: Students respond to Person of Color Column: I am from Hong Kong, not China

Letter: Students respond to “Person of Color Column: I am from Hong Kong, not China”

April 24, 2019

To the Editor: Re “Person of Color Column: I am from Hong Kong, not China” (Column, April 21) The Living Arts Section recently published a Person of Color column about students from Hong Kong,...

In China, I seldom see or hear the phrase “civic duty.” However, it seems like civic responsibility is indispensable in the United States. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Taking civic duty from the textbook to the real world

October 29, 2018

I stood in the crowd, witnessing citizens of different ages, all yelling and hoisting signs above their heads. I could feel my heart beating fast. The impressive scenario made me weirdly excited. It was...

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