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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Maddie Barron

Maddie Barron, Staff Writer, News

Maddie Barron (she/her) is a freshman journalism major, pre-law minor. She currently serves as news staff writer in addition to being in CPLA and doing graphic design for the news podcast, The Round Room. Maddie is from South Carolina, speaks Swedish, and is left handed.

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Illustration by Rachel Choi

The ideal birth control: No Nut November

November 16, 2022

Despite the magic in the air this holiday season, there won't be many sleigh bells jingling in anyone’s chimneys this winter.  With the current array of contraceptive options available in a post-Roe...

Geoff Diehl gives his concession speech alongside running-mate Leah Allen.

Diehl concedes to Healey; his supporters don’t

November 9, 2022

At the Boston Harbor Hotel, voters for former Massachusetts State Representative Geoff Diehl gathered to await what they hoped to be the election of another Republican governor for Massachusetts. Supporters...

Ali Deva performing a tarot card reading.

Befriending a psychic: the inner-workings of mediumship

October 26, 2022

Reverently resting in a box in Ali Deva’s apartment are her first set of tarot cards. These cards, bent and tattered from use, were bought by Deva in 1984 when she performed her first tarot reading amongst...

‘We need to do more’: diversity within Emerson and the class of ‘26

‘We need to do more’: diversity within Emerson and the class of ‘26

October 19, 2022

Conversations surrounding racial and economic disparity within the Emerson community followed a series of mandatory meetings hosted by Emerson’s Division of Student Affairs and the Social Justice Center...

Trans flag waving in front of Boston Children’s Hospital.

Anti-trans protesters met with counter-protesters at Boston Children’s Hospital

September 21, 2022

Dozens of counter-protesters gathered outside of the Boston Children’s Hospital Sunday in response to the highly controversial visit of Canada-native “Billboard” Chris Elston and subsequent anti-transgender...

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