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

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

The Berkeley Beacon

We cant continue to ignore the toxicity of fraternities

We can’t continue to ignore the toxicity of fraternities

By Shannon Garrido
Published November 4, 2021

Since moving to this country and dipping my toes into what is considered the “American college experience,” there is one thing I still can't wrap my...

Fraternities and Colleges perpetuating a culture of abuse

Fraternities and Colleges perpetuating a culture of abuse

By Mariyam Quaisar
Published October 21, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault and rape. On Friday, Oct. 8, a female student at the University of Delaware was kidnapped,...

Alpha Epsilon Phi executive board members during fall 2020 recruitment.

Spring fraternity and sorority life recruitment: bids, breakout rooms, and bonding

By Frankie Rowley, Assistant News Editor
Published February 18, 2021

As Zoom hangouts and bids subside and anticipatory new members  take their places in their new fraternities and sororities, Fraternity and Sorority Life...

Aside from the Greek life myth of “paying for friends,” critics also misconstrue sororities as being exclusive. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Why joining a sorority is not ‘paying for friends’

By Megan Ellis
Published February 13, 2019

I decided to join Sigma Pi Theta, a social sorority, during my first semester at Emerson. Before returning home for winter break, I finished the new member...

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