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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Justin Pham, freshman journalism major, purchased his HP laptop before hearing about the CreativityKit requirements. Photo: Cassandra Martinez / Berkeley Beacon

CreativityKits costs continue with class of 2022

By Maya Gacina and Kaitlyn Bryson
April 19, 2018

Class of 2022 journalism students will have to purchase a $1,500 MacBook Pro as part of a journalism initiative, according to Department Chair Janet Kolodzy. In 2016, the journalism department piloted...

Senior Madison Mortell has been using her old Lenovo laptop since she started at Emersons journalism program.
CASSANDRA MARTINEZ / BEACON STAFF

Undergrad Outlook: challenging curriculum is the ideal machine

By Laura King
October 5, 2017

This year, instead of settling into a seat at a computer lab, freshmen journalism students pulled out their dazzling new top-of-the-line MacBooks. They’ll learn how to use video editing program Final...

CreativityKit costs climb

By Maya Gacina
September 21, 2017

The journalism department required that incoming students purchase an over $1,600 model of Macbook Pro, while last year’s freshmen received Macbook Air for free for one year.  Paul Niwa, assistant...

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