Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Gobble gobble: Thankskilling and Birds Aren’t Real reflect new Marxist canon.

By Bryan Liu, Staff Writer
November 16, 2022

I’m an addict. I can’t stop watching low-budget, B-list horror flicks that are certifiably shit. I would consider films like “Sharknado,” “Llamageddon,” “Dead Sushi,” and “Velocipastor”...

Rachel Choi

Meditated so hard my ass cracked: Buddhism is not Islamophobic

By Bryan Liu, Staff Writer
November 9, 2022

When Siddartha Gautama went outside of his opulent palace for the first time and saw poverty, disease, and old age, he drew a central conclusion: existence is pain, life is suffering, and we’re all going...

Illustration by Hailey Akau

When it comes to durian, spitters are quitters

By Bryan Liu, Staff Writer
October 19, 2022

Durian is an acquired taste—a taste westerners can’t seem to acquire, so they make fun of it on the internet. The stinky “king of fruits” endemic to southeast Asia has found its niche in the sub-genre...

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