Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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The original ‘Gossip Girl’ ate up Thanksgiving episodes

By Hadera McKay, Opinion Editor
November 16, 2022

Thanksgiving—along with being one of the more deeply-offensive and antiquated colonial holidays celebrated in this God-forsaken country—is also a time for unbridled family chaos.  Drunk aunts overshare...

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Acknowledging Black rappers goes beyond listening to their music.

By Hadera McKay, Opinion Editor
November 2, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Kirshnik Kari Ball, better known as rapper Takeoff, was shot and killed outside of a bowling alley in Houston. As a talented technician and one-third of the popular rap group, Migos,...

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