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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emersons downtown Boston campus.

Seventh annual Teach-In on Race aims to combat race and racism within the academy

By Adri Pray, Editor-at-large
February 13, 2023

Emerson’s annual Teach-in on Race event engages with Emerson community members to underscore the college’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and social justice. This year’s...

With midterms creeping in, it’s even more important to go out and get moving. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa 

Exercise to relieve academic pressure this midterms season

By Carlota Cano
October 22, 2019

Every day, college students balance time between assignments, work, co-curriculars, and social lives. Getting our blood flowing via exercise gets pushed back into the pits of our endless list of priorities....

Children with pursuits that aren’t conventionally academic should not be discouraged from pursuing what they love. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Abandoning creative pursuits in the name of success

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
September 24, 2019

I started playing the piano and taking painting and drawing classes outside of school at age nine. In eighth grade, I studied art history for the first time and aced my final exam on Italian Renaissance...

The relationship I started mid-first year was great, and it still is. But I became enthralled with having someone new to spend all my time with. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Walking the tightrope of college relationships

By Sabine Waldeck, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 11, 2019

When I started my freshman year, not a month had gone by before I saw couples forming.  Typically they did not last very long, and lingered in the honeymoon phase. This could be attributed to the...

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