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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

My arms genuinely do feel like noodles when I go to open the dining hall door. I do think the pizza looks dry sometimes. But after great thought and a lecture from my mom, where she reminded me of the poverty-stricken streets of her hometown in India, I realized my privilege. The realities I don’t see in front of me every day—like poor families living under tarps, eating whatever they can find—are ignored when I whine about there being no croissants in the dining hall.

Take a moment and appreciate the DH food

By Mariyam Quaisar, Editor-at-large
November 14, 2020

Why are the doors to the dining hall so heavy? My noodle arms absolutely cannot handle so much weight. Why does it always smell so funky in the dining hall? Where is the normal food? Talking through a...

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Dining Center removes major allergens from Pure Station

By Cynthia Tu
October 16, 2018

Bon Appétit removed the eight major allergens from one station in the Dining Center to accommodate students with food allergies, according to Dawn Sajdyk, the general manager for Bon Appétit Emerson. The...

The occasional insect found in our dining center pales in comparison to the dangers we could be consuming. Photo Illustration by Lala Thaddeus / Beacon Staff

Op-ed: I want the risks I can see

By Amy Elvidge
April 11, 2018

Last month I found a beetle wedged in the head of pre-washed organic lettuce from my Sun Basket meal delivery kit. The company promises “fresh organic and sustainable ingredients and recipes” delivered...

Editorial: Dude, where’s my DH?

September 14, 2017

AT ISSUE: Major campus changes feel alienating to returning students OUR TAKE: We need to remember that this place isn’t ours When we left school at the end of the spring semester, it was the last...

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