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

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Head Over Feels: Navigating hook-up culture as a serial monogamist

Head Over Feels: Navigating hook-up culture as a serial monogamist

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
Published January 22, 2020

I am a Taurus sun sign with Cancer moon and Venus placements. Astrologically speaking, that means I’m a clingy little baby when it comes to relationships....

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 10/25: GoFundMe update, Head Of The Charles Regatta, and Patriots column

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 10/25: GoFundMe update, Head Of The Charles Regatta, and Patriots column

Published October 25, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 10/25: GoFundMe update, Head Of The Charles Regatta, and Patriots column" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon...

Director of Intercultural Student Affairs Tamia Jordan handles name and gender changes on file for students. Beacon Archives

Intercultural Student Affairs emcees hip-hop month

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
Published April 19, 2018

At age 14, Elmer Martinez started dancing in Lowell’s underground hip-hop scene. He said hip-hop influenced his upbringing, and he saw a lack of that...

Katie Johnson (left) and Suzie Hicks (right) are co-chairs for Out of the Darkness. Photo by Justin Scott Johnson.

Out of the Darkness walk illuminates suicide prevention

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
Published April 4, 2018

For the second year in a row, Emerson will join Northeastern University, Boston University, and other Boston schools in hosting an Out of the Darkness...

Style Column: Giving credit is always in season

Style Column: Giving credit is always in season

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
Published April 4, 2018

On the red carpet, it is common that women are asked about their clothes more often than men. Yet recently, many female celebrities are combating this....

Amber Gideon has moved on from ballads and taken on comedy in her songwriting. (Courtesy of Amber Gideon)

Alum performs song “Skinnyfat” to satirize body image

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
Published January 18, 2018

The inspiration for the newest single “Skinnyfat” by Amber Gideon ‘06 came from peers teasingly comparing her body to Jell-O in high school....

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