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Natalie Busch. Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

A Star is Born: Bradley Cooper’s vanity project

October 28, 2018

Elle chose Lady Gaga as one of its 2018 Women in Hollywood honorees last week. In her acceptance speech she said, “[Women] are not just objects to entertain the world … We have deep thoughts and...

Natalie Busch. Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Food Column: Bon Appétit takes center stage

September 6, 2018

This year will be the first time I return to campus without Sodexo. Their replacement, Bon Appétit Management Company, is a food service that works with universities, museums, and corporations. According...

The Festival of Light and Sound will take place on April 20 and 21. Photo by Cassandra Martinez.

Uncommon Project course shifts focus to festival

April 10, 2018

Students signed up for the Partnered Studio: Projections on a Large Scale course expecting to display public art on Little Building tarp. But after exhibiting their art there for two weeks, the tarp...

Linden Wolbert 03 created the Youtube channel Mermaid Minute to educate viewers on the ocean. Photo courtesy of Linden Wolbert.

Alumna dives into ‘entrepremermaid’ business

April 4, 2018

Linden Wolbert ‘03 quit her job in 2005, moved back in with her parents, and poured her time and money into a new career. Now, Wolbert makes a living as a mermaid. Wolbert, a self-proclaimed “ocean...

POWER posted posters around campus of quotes from students and faculty before the forum. Photo: Kyle Labe / Beacon Staff

POWER hosts forum, listens to student concerns

March 25, 2018

Protesting Oppression With Educational Reform held two student forums on Thursday and Friday last week. Five of the organization’s senators updated students on the group’s actions, listened to feedback,...

Rebecca Johnson is the marketing chair of Sigma Pi Theta, which will be holding its annual HerStory month this March. Photo: Brooke Northrup / Berkeley Beacon.

Sorority to celebrate month of femininity

January 29, 2018

Rebecca Johnson, Sigma’s marketing chair, said HerStory is a gender-inclusive event open to anyone who identifies with the word femininity.   “Obviously [HerStory] itself is centered around...

Kenzy Peach founded the Facebook group “Emerson Shitposting” in February 2017. (Lala Thaddeus)

“Shitposting” Facebook group creates hidden community

January 17, 2018

Last February, senior Kenzy Peach created a Facebook group comprised of herself and a few close friends. A year later, 1,300 students are members of Emerson Shitposting. “[Emerson Shitposting]...

Freshman Pedro Noah Espinolas first feature film ran in theaters in Paraguay for three weeks.
CASSANDRA MARTINEZ / BEACON STAFF

Amigos hosts US premiere of freshman’s feature film

November 8, 2017

Freshman Pedro Noah Espinola’s first feature film Saber Crecer ran in theaters in Paraguay for three weeks before its American premiere Monday. Amigos, Emerson’s Latinx cultural organization,...

Jessica Weaver and Beverly Bates won the Mass NOW 2017 Feminism in Action Grant.
COURTESY OF JESSICA WEAVER

Grant-winning board game advocates for women in politics

October 18, 2017

Feminism might not be a common theme of family game night, but graduate student Jessica Weaver and undergraduate senior Beverly Bates are trying to change that. Last month, the duo won the 2017...

David Klotz ‘94 won an Emmy as a music editor for Stranger Things
Courtesy of David Klotz

Alumni win big at Creative Arts Emmys

September 13, 2017

Art director Joe Celli ‘91 said he makes a concerted effort not to get his hopes up at awards shows, since he has lost more than he has won. But over the weekend, Celli won his fifth Creative Arts...

Claire Alexandra Doyle
Courtesy of Claire Doyle

Q&A: Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00

September 6, 2017

As a visual and media arts major, and a typical Emerson student, Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00  explored many different opportunities. She produced and hosted an Emerson Independent Video show, was a segment...

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