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

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

The Berkeley Beacon

James DiSabatino relaxes in the chair of his favorite arcade game, Mario Kart, in the barcade attached to Roxys. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

Alum grills up success with chain of casual eateries

By Anissa Gardizy
Published November 6, 2019

While on tour with his younger brother’s punk band in Europe, complimentary food platters inspired James DiSabatino ‘09 to make a living off selling...

Sodexo employees working  at the vegan station. Photo:  Justin Scott Johnson / Beacon Staff

Students and Dining Services staff stir up vegan menu

By Stefania Lugli
Published April 5, 2018

Dining Services started reforming its food options this semester to better cater to vegan students who expressed concerns about the quality of available...

Let’s dismantle obstacles that prevent people from prioritizing eco-friendly eating habits, like income inequality. Illustration by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Rethinking the accessibility of veganism

By Maya Pontone
Published April 4, 2018

I encountered quite a few road bumps when I decided to go vegan last April. Aside from a 10-day attempt to go vegetarian after watching Cowspiracy at the...

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