Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Summer 2021 mural addition in Chinatown. Courtesy of Abby Lee.

Asian Emerson students celebrate upcoming Lunar New Year

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
January 27, 2022

For many Asian Emersonians, the approaching Lunar New Year is a chance to embrace their cultural identities in a predominantly white environment. “Lunar New Year is such a big part of my life,”...

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,...

Boston has many fun things to do for Valentines Day. Illustration: Laura King / Beacon Staff

Fall in love with these sweet suggestions for Valentine’s Day

By Ian Sloan
February 8, 2018

Valentine’s Day arrives this Wednesday, and there are plenty of fun events in the Boston area to partake in with or without a significant other: 1) Xs and Os (with an Emphasis on the Ex’s) Wednesday,...

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