Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Ukrainian Army soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists in the Donbass region, 2015

The Ukraine crisis isn’t complicated—unless you’re imperialist.

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
February 24, 2022

For weeks, college students have felt the distant-but-steady drumbeat of war, on the brink of what could be the bloodiest conflict since the 1940s. Yet, on our campus, the crisis has elicited little sense...

Alia Seraj with her father, Prince Abdul Ali Seraj, in the Boston Public Garden

Afghan royalty, class of 2004, reflects on country’s legacy in wake of American withdrawal

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
September 2, 2021

Like many of her Emerson peers, Alia Seraj ‘04 has witnessed the United States’ intervention in Afghanistan for nearly all her adult life. Yet her connection to the far-off Central Asian country is...

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