Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Illustration by Rachel Choi

The ideal birth control: No Nut November

By Maddie Barron, Staff Writer
November 16, 2022

Despite the magic in the air this holiday season, there won't be many sleigh bells jingling in anyone’s chimneys this winter.  With the current array of contraceptive options available in a post-Roe...

The pill made me someone I’m not, and I dont blame the hormones

The pill made me someone I’m not, and I don’t blame the hormones

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
October 7, 2021

Growing up, one of my family’s most watched movies was “The Bad News Bears,” a 1976 classic whose entire script quickly earned a permanent spot in my brain. Though the movie is about a little league...

I was not surprised—rather relieved—when I found out women could yield power over their reproductive rights via birth control.

Don’t let bad sex education affect your decision on birth control

December 14, 2019

After I started dating my boyfriend my second semester of freshman year, I quickly found out the college-provided health insurance covers birth control pills.  I immediately went to the Health and...

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