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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

I have learned that as a white person, it is my responsibility to have these discussions no matter how uncomfortable they may feel.

Difficult conversations are one step toward racial equity

By Sophia Speciale
July 23, 2020

Sophia Speciale is a rising senior studying visual and media arts. Like many young couples these days, my ex-boyfriend and I met on the dating app Bumble. We connected quickly while text messaging and...

Head Over Feels: The story doesn’t end here

Head Over Feels: The story doesn’t end here

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
May 11, 2020

I started writing love columns by accident.  One Wednesday during the first semester of my sophomore year, my boyfriend at the time broke up with me at approximately 5:30 p.m. I had a Beacon production...

Grace Griffin - Graphic By Ally Rzesa / Berkeley Beacon Staff

Head Over Feels: Swipe right to calm dating anxiety

By Grace Griffin, Copy Editor
March 13, 2019

Almost every Tinder date I go on is with someone I already know. A few weeks ago, I was swiping through the app when I saw an acquaintance. After exchanging a few messages, he asked me, “Why are you...

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