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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The grim realities of mental health

The grim realities of mental health

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
September 16, 2021

September, also known as National Suicide Prevention month, is a time when organizations, communities, and survivors rally to raise awareness and share resources on the realities of mental health.  According...

Telling these underserved stories, however, brings up the opportunity to right historical wrongs to a degree. / Illustration by Christine Park

The most important stories are those we often forget

By Althea Champion
October 29, 2019

When students apply to Emerson, one of the prompts they are required to answer reads, "Much of the work that students do at Emerson College is a form of storytelling. If you were to write the story of...

Emersons downtown Boston campus.

Person of Color Column: Reconciling my mental health with my culture

By Seren Cho
October 19, 2019

Part of my identity is made up of being academically successful, or, for a better use of the term, a “know-it-all.” Growing up half-Korean in a Korean-dominated household, I learned that I couldn’t...

Abigail Hadfield. - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Person of Color Column: Managing multiple identities

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
February 5, 2019

For the first 18 years of my life, I viewed myself as white. When I came to Emerson, I realized that even though I am mixed, I could still belong to communities of color. I grew up in a white community...

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