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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Making nostalgic meals can help ease homesickness.
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Bites with Becca: Cooking can be comforting

By Rebecca Szkutak
Published November 15, 2017

When I think of turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce, I think of all the years my family hosted Thanksgiving dinner at our house. If I said those...

Preparing meals on the weekend provide a week’s worth of home-cooked comfort.
REBECCA SZKUTAK / BEACON STAFF

Bites with Becca: A lesson in loving leftovers

By Rebecca Szkutak
Published October 18, 2017

There's only one thing better than a home-cooked meal. I'm talking about the hero of brown bag lunches and impromptu sandwiches. It’s a blessing,...

Cooking on your own can be one of the hardest adjustments to moving off-campus. Illustration
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Bites with Becca: Off-campus cooking starter pack

By Rebecca Szkutak
Published September 13, 2017

Ramen, mac and cheese, takeout, repeat. Sound familiar? While eating pizza every night may be my heart’s true desire, it’s not so great for...

Alum remembered as talented comedian and giving mentor

Alum remembered as talented comedian and giving mentor

By Rebecca Szkutak, The Berkeley Beacon
Published March 4, 2015

Emerson alumnus Harris Wittels, a comedian and co-executive producer of NBC’s Parks and Recreation, was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Feb. 19. Wittels...

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