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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

I mostly stayed silent because I found myself unable to join discussions about how the case can affect our society and our legal system. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Patriotic language in class leaves international students behind

By Xinyan Fu, Columnist
September 25, 2019

During the beginning of my first semester at Emerson, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his alleged sexual misconduct were all over the news. As a result, my journalism class discussions were centered...

The fear of speaking up in class scarred me, and to my surprise, Im not the only one that felt barred from active class engagement. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Speaking up in class improves learning experiences

By Xinyan Fu, Columnist
February 28, 2019

I always raised my hand in middle school with the hope of answering every question the teacher asked, but my classmates rolled their eyes when I spoke because my passion for participation was jarring....

Stop posting and head to the polls for the SGA election

By Editorial Board
March 22, 2018

At issue: Lack of student engagement with SGA Our take: Elections are your chance to get seriously involved Students are touchy about the Emerson tuition increase these days—rightfully so. We...

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