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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Courtesy of Mia Silverman.

First-year creates TikTok for food allergy education

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
March 23, 2022

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, first-year Mia Silverman did what any bored teenager would do—go on TikTok. After posting a TikTok sharing her 50-plus food allergies, she woke up the next day...

A view of Emersons Dining Center from the Boylston Place alley.

Pandemic restrictions curtail Dining Center accommodations

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
November 9, 2020

Emerson’s dining services cut back on the special accommodations traditionally offered to students with allergies and dietary intolerances, making their eating experiences during the pandemic far more...

If Emerson wants to market their allergen-free section to prospective students, they need to meet the national standard for providing viable options for students with allergies. Photo Illustration: Justin Scott/Beacon Staff

Make meals simple for students with allergies

By Kaileigh Fox
February 21, 2018

When I first laid down my thoughts for this piece, I laid curled up in bed feeling sick to my stomach with an awful headache. Somehow, my allergen-free menu came in contact with gluten—leaving me...

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