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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

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

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...

Let’s dismantle obstacles that prevent people from prioritizing eco-friendly eating habits, like income inequality. Illustration by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Rethinking the accessibility of veganism

April 5, 2018

I encountered quite a few road bumps when I decided to go vegan last April. Aside from a 10-day attempt to go vegetarian after watching Cowspiracy at the...

Preparing meals on the weekend provide a week’s worth of home-cooked comfort.
REBECCA SZKUTAK / BEACON STAFF

Bites with Becca: A lesson in loving leftovers

October 18, 2017

There's only one thing better than a home-cooked meal. I'm talking about the hero of brown bag lunches and impromptu sandwiches. It’s a blessing,...

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