Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Boston Common tree lighting illuminates holiday spirit

Boston Common tree lighting illuminates holiday spirit

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
December 5, 2022

Just before 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Mayor Michelle Wu, Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston, and WCVB hosts flipped the switch to light the Nova Scotian Christmas tree and illuminate the Boston Common, ringing...

The Copley Square lighting.

Copley Square welcomes holiday season with annual tree lighting

By Ryan Forgosh, Staff Writer, News
November 30, 2022

Now that Thanksgiving is over, tree lightings spring up across Boston, including Copley Square’s Christmas tree lighting on Nov. 28.  The square was filled with holiday spirit as families excitedly...

The only secret to not getting duped into sales is to think of the product’s practicality before purchasing. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

How holiday sales capitalize on our impulses

By Jocelyn Yang, Opinion Editor
November 12, 2019

A new tidal wave of holiday sales is coming. Stores like Hollister, Zappos, and Macy’s email me every day to advertise discounts and remind me of the money I can save while shopping. However, in reality,...

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