Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Photo of Hayley Williams

Paramore is for the Blacks. Argue with the wall

By Hadera McKay, Opinion Editor
September 28, 2022

On Sept. 28, punk rock band Paramore released its new single “This is Why,” after a five-year hiatus, ultimately signaling its reigning return with a quirky, upbeat and instant classic. Social media...

President-elect Joe Biden holding a toddler Pete Wentz beside his mother, Dale Wentz. The 41-year-old Fall Out Boy lyricist and bassist is best known for his impact on the emo music genre.

Emo Never Dies: How Joe Biden helped kickstart the emo music genre

By Kaitlyn Fehr, Chief Copyeditor
November 18, 2020

When I think of emo music, I used to think of Gerard Way, Patrick Stump, Brendon Urie, or Hayley Williams. After the 2020 presidential election, I now know the truth—President-elect Joe Biden is the...

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