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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Nine autumn activities sure to make you ‘fall’ in love

Nine autumn activities sure to make you ‘fall’ in love

By Isabella Luzarraga
Published September 20, 2021

Fall in Massachusetts is iconic for a reason  — between the beautiful foliage on Boston Common and the crisp air, there is much to look forward to this...

The only secret to not getting duped into sales is to think of the product’s practicality before purchasing. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

How holiday sales capitalize on our impulses

By Jocelyn Yang, Opinion Editor
Published November 12, 2019

A new tidal wave of holiday sales is coming. Stores like Hollister, Zappos, and Macy’s email me every day to advertise discounts and remind me of...

I never could have imagined how students’ excessive online shopping could impact the workers, and how much worse this purchasing habit would get over the course of my college career. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

By Kaitlyn Bryson
Published September 3, 2019

In a world filled with instant gratification, personally tailored advertisements, and one-click shopping, it can be easy to overlook how our purchases...

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