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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

The Berkeley Beacon

Megan Ellis - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Little Shirt, Big Pants: The dichotomy between self-image and style

By Megan Ellis
November 10, 2019

*Content Warning: This article discuses themes of disordered eating and body image. In high school, I used to cry in the mornings as I got dressed for...

Despite my growing confidence towards my body, I found myself falling into another endless loop of shame. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Defining my body without cultural standards

By Xinyan Fu, Columnist
January 28, 2019

People who have albums filled with childhood photos make me jealous. While I like reminiscing and looking through old photos, I only have a few old pictures...

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