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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It’s so easy to long for freshman year, when all we had to answer was our name, major, pronouns, and where we’re from. Photo: Cassandra Martinez/Beacon Staff

Riding the waves of college nostalgia

February 4, 2018

During my freshman year, it didn’t occur to me college would someday end. I sat on flurries of lint that covered my dorm room carpet, played cards, and fell in love with new friends. Under the hazy,...

Through mono, I experienced the mental toll of being controlled by my body.
CASSANDRA MARTINEZ / BEACON STAFF

Tired of being tired: Physical illness and mental health

December 7, 2017

Even though the movie came out eight years ago, I often think about how Jacob Black pretended he had mono to cover-up his transition into a werewolf in The Twilight Saga: New Moon. After the big...

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