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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

WILLOW performing her new album.

11 years later, I’m still whipping my hair to Willow

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
October 21, 2021

In 2011, I vividly remember using my iPod touch voice memos to record WILLOW’s “21st Century Girl” off YouTube. I’d repeatedly replay it, singing along while on my trampoline. Now, 10 years later,...

The WECB studio in the basement of the Ansin Building in March, 2017.

WECB announces (Sandy) Alex G for concert series

By Owen Elphick
March 1, 2018

Indie-rock singer-songwriter (Sandy) Alex G will perform in the Cabaret on Thursday, March 15 for a free concert. Only Emerson students will have access to the event, which is hosted by WECB Live. Pennsylvanian...

Annie Krivit and her band will open for (Sandy) Alex G on March 15. Photo courtesy of Annie Krivit

Student band brings funk and fun to Emerson stage

By Owen Elphick
March 1, 2018

Last semester, junior performing arts major Annie Krivit watched sophomore Claire Foley’s band Ultra Chapelle open for Frankie Cosmos at a free concert hosted by WECB Live. “I was like, ‘I...

Squitch is touring nationwide starting this May. / Photo courtesy of Charlie Debevoise

Student band enters the Boston DIY scene

By Emily Mason
February 19, 2018

“Fruit punk”—a more lighthearted offshoot of punk music—is band Squitch’s genre of choice. Freshman Emma Spooner started Squitch her senior year of high school, and now the trio is working on...

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