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I Am Not Your Juxtaposition.

By Kaitlin Harness, Beacon Correspondent
November 29, 2023

There is a specific awareness indicative of being colonized; the kind I was born into. It’s an intimate part of myself I will never be separate from, because existing in the context of my culture is...

Photo of four girls smiling in dresses

From the castle to Boston: What happens to home when you’re abroad?

By Sophia Pargas, Content Managing Editor
October 5, 2022

As I stared out at the descending Miami skyline on my first flight back to Boston since December 2022, unease rumbled in my ribcage like the engine of the Delta Boeing 737 surrounding me. Apprehension,...

Smokey Coffeeshop is just one of the many social cannabis consumption spaces in Amsterdam.

Massachusetts must open social cannabis consumption spaces

By Clarah Grossman
May 1, 2021

There we were, three college seniors in pajamas on the back porch, huddled close together in the Boston cold, sharing a celebratory joint after one of us got a full-time job post-graduation.  Except,...

Kaitlyn Fehr

Isolated castle or populous city: I felt safer at Kasteel Well

By Kaitlyn Fehr, Chief Copyeditor
April 8, 2020

On March 6, all 81 Kasteel Well students were brought back to Boston by the college due to rising concerns about the spread of COVID-19. We were told this decision was made out of the best interest for...

Nicole Salvatore said fall 2018 Kasteel Well students were unhappy with the price of laundry at The Netherlands campus. Photo by Tom Bloxham / Beacon Staff

Laundry prices decrease at Kasteel Well

By Flora Li
January 24, 2019

Laundry prices at the Kasteel Well campus dropped from two euros, or $2.28, per cycle to one euro, or $1.14, starting in the spring 2019 semester. Kasteel Well Executive Director Dulcia Meijers said...

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