Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Snowflakes come down near the Emerson Colonial Theater.

College to host “open hour” amid Russo-Ukrainian conflict

By Adri Pray, News Editor
February 26, 2022

Emerson will host a “virtual open hour for conversation and support” in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for community members.  The open hour, announced via a community-wide email from...

Ukrainian Army soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists in the Donbass region, 2015

The Ukraine crisis isn’t complicated—unless you’re imperialist.

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
February 24, 2022

For weeks, college students have felt the distant-but-steady drumbeat of war, on the brink of what could be the bloodiest conflict since the 1940s. Yet, on our campus, the crisis has elicited little sense...

In-person conversations are essential for conflict resolution

In-person conversations are essential for conflict resolution

By Jess Ferguson
February 17, 2020

Texts are an ineffective means of resolving conflict. I was frustrated by one of my friends’ actions. She said mean things about me behind my back, and I needed to confront her about it. I spent 15...

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