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

The Berkeley Beacon

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

The Berkeley Beacon

Phi Alpha Tau hopes to change culture after 18-month hiatus

Phi Alpha Tau hopes to change culture after 18-month hiatus

By Vivi Smilgius
January 27, 2022

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault.  Phi Alpha Tau will return to action this semester, marking the end of the fraternity’s...

Althea Champion / Graphic by Ally Rzesa . -Beacon Staff

Film Column: The fine line between edgy and irresponsible entertainment

By Althea Champion
December 13, 2019

Holding television characters accountable for their actions is a relatively new concept that, when attempted, usually falls flat.  The victim is often...

Because of the inherent commercialization, we tend to forget that Valentine’s Day can be a great chance to celebrate healthy relationships (romantic or platonic) and engage in self care.

Practicing self-love and accountability ahead of Valentine’s Day

By Kayla LaRosa
February 11, 2018

In my senior year of high school, my AP English teacher told us to write the perfect Valentine’s Day rant. We were assigned to choose an aspect...

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