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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Season two of Bridgerton exceeds all expectations in both scandals and representation

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
April 6, 2022

My skin is still tingling from season two of Netflix’s Bridgerton, and I finished the new episodes almost a week ago.  While the casting of season one was immaculate, this season topped it off with...

Kiran Deol, a South Asian American comedian, actress, and filmmaker.

Comedian Kiran Deol emphasizes need for diversity in comedy ahead of upcoming show

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
October 27, 2021

Like many industries in the US, the comedic arts are dominated by white males, making it especially noteworthy and necessary when women of color take the stage.  Kiran Deol is headlining a show on...

Max Weltz (No. 3) joined Lucas Raagas (No. 11) in kneeling during the Anthem this season. Photo by Aaron J. Miller / Beacon Staff

Why we kneel: Volleyball players Lucas Raagas and Max Weltz make a statement

By Andrew Lin
March 28, 2019

Although then-sophomore setter Lucas Raagas did not play on the court when the men’s volleyball team traveled to Quincy to face Eastern Nazarene College on Feb. 8 last year, what he remembers the most...

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