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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Courtesy by Jacob Warman

Sophomore’s clothing brand combines sustainability and streetwear

By Hannah Nguyen, Editor At Large
March 17, 2022

In high school, Jacob Warman found himself hanging out with the wrong crowd and needed to escape it. He turned to his childhood hobby of drawing. Later, his doodles became a part of his clothing brand. “I've...

Junior Will Dean and Will Grattan-Smith of University of Miami made the best of their remote learning semester, successfully establishing their own clothing brand, Wonderboy.

Junior launches ‘Wonderboy’ clothing brand in midst of pandemic

By Shawna Konieczny, Staff Writer
November 4, 2020

Junior Will Dean started Wonderboy Clothing LLC, a streetwear clothing line that sells shirts and hoodies featuring designs from artists, with a friend while taking classes remotely this semester.  In...

Junior Juliet Walker sports the sweatshirt, covered in original drawings, that launched her clothing business. Courtesy of Juliet Walker.

Junior’s stained sweatshirt launches creative business

By Emily Cardona
December 14, 2019

Frustrated by her inability to wash stains out of a thrifted sweatshirt, Junior Juliet Walker uncapped her permanent marker and started to draw on the fabric covering the stains. Early in the semester,...

The only secret to not getting duped into sales is to think of the product’s practicality before purchasing. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

How holiday sales capitalize on our impulses

By Jocelyn Yang, Opinion Editor
November 12, 2019

A new tidal wave of holiday sales is coming. Stores like Hollister, Zappos, and Macy’s email me every day to advertise discounts and remind me of the money I can save while shopping. However, in reality,...

Diti Kohli - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Person of Color Column: I ain’t sari for wearing my culture with pride

By Diti Kohli, Print Designer
October 23, 2019

I’m often an all-black outfit kind of gal. My wardrobe mostly comprises turtlenecks, collared shirts, and high-waisted jeans in a sophisticated albeit boring range of neutral colors. It’s sprinkled...

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