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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Ethics aside, the death penalty is legal. Why don’t we use it?

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
October 19, 2022

On Feb. 14, 2018, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School didn’t just gather for a normal day—they gathered for an extraordinary one.  Luke Hoyer awoke to a Valentine’s Day gift...

Parkland, two years later

Parkland, two years later

By Robbie Shinder
February 14, 2020

Every year, Feb. 14 represents a day of love. Valentine's Day. But this year, and for every year of the rest of their lives, many people will not celebrate love and instead mourn the deaths caused by this...

There were outpourings of love from around the world shortly after the Parkland tragedy, such as a nationwide movement against gun violence. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: One year after Parkland, how to love on a day of hate

By Robbie Shinder
February 13, 2019

My grandfather sent me a card every Valentine’s Day, but he always crossed out “Valentine’s” and wrote “LOVE” instead. So, my card on Feb. 14 always read “Happy LOVE Day.” Every year Feb....

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