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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

“The point and hope is that [the class] will help prepare students to write any thesis they want,” Honors College Director Wendy Walters said.

New honors program class offers dedicated thesis preparation time

By Karina Sanchez
May 3, 2020

The Honors Program will offer a Thesis Preparation Seminar in spring 2021, which will give students the opportunity to craft their thesis with the support of a classroom setting, according to a college...

Many of my courses creatively challenge me, and push me to think and learn differently than I had before. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Major Thoughts: impassioned students should initiate IDIP, the DIY major

By Emma Cox
February 13, 2019

I knew I wanted to pursue fashion advertising when I started applying to colleges. Fashion had always been a passion of mine and pursuing advertising alongside it would give me a flexible business background...

While literature is a vital aspect of the major, this number of required courses is excessive for those who gravitate toward the publishing or writing side of the spectrum. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Major Thoughts: there’s more than the ‘L’ in WLP

By Erin Wood
January 23, 2019

I chose Emerson because the writing, literature and publishing major offers a diverse curriculum with a focus on a variety of careers in the literary world. It felt like the perfect major for me—the...

It’s difficult to take classes specific to my interests when scheduling and other requirements within the major inhibit me from enrolling in them. /
Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Major Thoughts: Making the most of journalism’s outdated curriculum

By Daysia Tolentino
December 5, 2018

Emerson is consistently ranked by College Factual as one of the best journalism schools in the country. During my senior year of high school, I visited the college and my tour guide showed my group the...

With the top ranking journalism program in the country, Emerson should teach future journalists a global vision. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Opening journalists to a global mindset

By Xinyan Fu, Columnist
October 25, 2018

I grew up as one who always sticks up for others. The older I get, the more interested I become in speaking up for social justice. Although China has many great journalists and media figures, the mainstream...

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