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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

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
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 cheese and bread. DiSabatino traveled with the...

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
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 choices. Patrick Griffin, general manager of...

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
April 5, 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 Bright Lights theater a few weeks earlier and giving...

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