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The Berkeley Beacon

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André should be the heartthrob of ‘Victorious,’ but Nickelodeon and its viewers are racist

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
September 21, 2022

André Harris should be the heartthrob of “Victorious:” it’s as simple as that.  Since I thought up this “hot” take, I’ve asked a number of peers and friends what their outlook is, and...

Documentary subject of “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” Joe Exotic

Ten binge-worthy shows that got us through the pandemic

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
March 17, 2021

Since the COVID-19 lockdowns began about a year ago, we’ve been given a plethora of TV shows to binge on streaming platforms. Whether it was a show returning for a new season, a brand new series, or...

Althea Champion / Graphic by Ally Rzesa . -Beacon Staff

Film Column: The fine line between edgy and irresponsible entertainment

By Althea Champion
December 13, 2019

Holding television characters accountable for their actions is a relatively new concept that, when attempted, usually falls flat.  The victim is often left as nothing more than just that, and the...

Paul Ross

Junior echoes John Oliver for new EIV show

By Owen Murray
February 5, 2018

This semester, junior journalism major Paul Ross plans to bring political commentary influenced by political comedians Stephen Colbert and John Oliver to Emerson Independent Video with his show Paulitics. Each...

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