Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Head Over Feels: The story doesn’t end here

Head Over Feels: The story doesn’t end here

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
May 11, 2020

I started writing love columns by accident.  One Wednesday during the first semester of my sophomore year, my boyfriend at the time broke up with me at approximately 5:30 p.m. I had a Beacon production...

Head Over Feels: Where can I show my queer identity?

Head Over Feels: Where can I show my queer identity?

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
December 12, 2019

During the first semester of my freshman year in 2017, I walked into my suite mates’ room and closed the door behind me. “I think I’m bisexual,” I told them, to which they both responded, “Cool!...

Grace Griffin - Graphic By Ally Rzesa / Berkeley Beacon Staff

Head Over Feels: Anthems of my recovery

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
September 9, 2019

*Content Warning: This article discusses themes of violence, trauma, and sexual assault. The first time I heard a musical artist sing openly about sexual assault was in the song “Innocent Party”...

Grace Griffin - Graphic By Ally Rzesa / Berkeley Beacon Staff

Head Over Feels: Have some respect. Stop ghosting.

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
January 14, 2019

My last “breakup” happened with a guy whom I never officially dated. I use the term “breakup” loosely because he didn’t end things with me—he ghosted me. For about a month, I regularly...

Grace Griffin - Graphic By Ally Rzesa / Berkeley Beacon Staff

Head Over Feels: The anxiety of dating with a mental illness

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
October 30, 2018

In the fourth grade, I had my first panic attack—at least, the first one I remember. It happened at a softball game. I worked myself up to the verge of tears because of some irrational fear of becoming...

Grace Griffin - Graphic By Ally Rzesa / Berkeley Beacon Staff

Head Over Feels: Long-distance love will never be convenient

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
September 19, 2018

When I was 15, I remember hearing the lyric, “This love will never be convenient," in the Front Bottoms song “Tattooed Tears.” Although The Front Bottoms still remain my favorite band, I always...

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