Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Illustration by Meg Richards.

What the hell does “The South” even mean?

December 13, 2023

There are some Northeastern liberals, particularly of the wealthy and white disposition, who think their Northern-ness absolves them of any accountability,...

Bless your heart: a love letter to the true South

Bless your heart: a love letter to the true South

February 1, 2023

When I came to Boston this past September, I learned something about how relative the idea of “the South” vs. “the North” is. In Virginia, where...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts voters knock down ranked-choice voting in failed ballot question

November 5, 2020

Massachusetts voters shot down ballot question two on Tuesday, which would have implemented a ranked choice voting system for select primary and general...