Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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We must hold ourselves to higher standards in the classroom as we do when we protest inequality in the streets of Boston. Photo Illustration: Cassandra Martinez/Beacon Staff

Make classroom conversations as inclusive as our protests

March 1, 2018

Two weeks ago, my ethics class discussed a case in which Britney Spears tried to sue a popular tabloid magazine for defamation after they accused her of having a sex tape. The judge threw the case...

Because of the inherent commercialization, we tend to forget that Valentine’s Day can be a great chance to celebrate healthy relationships (romantic or platonic) and engage in self care.

Practicing self-love and accountability ahead of Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2018

In my senior year of high school, my AP English teacher told us to write the perfect Valentine’s Day rant. We were assigned to choose an aspect of Valentine’s Day that made our blood boil and...

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