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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The environment, your sanity, and student budgets

The environment, your sanity, and student budgets

By Charlie Brian Ambler
September 17, 2021

For the average student, being an environmentalist comes with a hefty price tag. Eating organic foods and exclusively supporting eco-friendly brands are expensive choices to make— especially if you’re...

The spark of a climate revolution

The spark of a climate revolution

By Margarita Ivanova
September 9, 2021

Over the course of the past 20 years, Chevron Corporation, the second-largest oil company in America, has spent billions of dollars trying to silence those who have opposed them and their practices.  Steven...

EDITORIAL: Creating a supportive environment for student groups

EDITORIAL: Creating a supportive environment for student groups

By Editorial Board
February 7, 2019

At Issue: Competing on-campus organizations Our Take: We’re all in this together The college’s focus on arts and communication calls for students to have extensive, hands-on experiences in their...

Amy Elvidge, sustainability coordinator, surveyed the community to understand their environmental habits. Photo: Cullen Granzen

PepsiCo funds electronic recycling signs

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
April 19, 2018

Emerson received $6,000 after winning a partnership with PepsiCo to create educational signs about recycling around campus in a new, digital format. Amy Elvidge, sustainability coordinator, and Diana...

Beaches are littered day after day during spring break with bottles, cups, and cans left behind by college students, unconcerned about the trash they’re leaving to get swept into the ocean. Illustration: Ally Rzesa/Beacon Staff

Keep it clean on spring break

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
February 25, 2018

Picture the iconic scenes of spring break: college students blasting music surrounded by red Solo cups, people dancing well into the night and spending long, luxurious days on the beach. It’s been...

Mass Green Summit brings environmental action to Emerson

By Gabriella Mrozowski
February 1, 2018

The college will host the third annual Mass Green Summit—a series of panels advocating for grassroots environmental action—as part of its seven-year promise to lower the college’s environmental impact....

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