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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

It’s OK to get attached after sex

It’s OK to get attached after sex

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
November 18, 2021

Losing one’s virginity is usually a powerful moment in one’s life, and it often results in feeling a strong connection to whomever they lost it to. I’m here to tell you that such a feeling is normal,...

The phrase ‘pick me’ has added fuel to the fire that is internalized misogyny.

The phrase ‘pick me’ has added fuel to the fire that is internalized misogyny.

By Sabine Waldeck, Deputy Opinion Editor
October 21, 2021

If you’re a frequent TikTok user, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the term “pick me” flooding the comment sections of girls’ TikTok accounts.  For those who don’t know, Urban Dictionary...

Emerson students having classes.

Gender disparity persists in admissions, enrollment

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
September 30, 2021

Emerson is one of many institutions across the country that is seeing an increasing disparity in higher education enrollment numbers—as female populations at colleges and universities continue a steady...

Jaclyn Friedman ‘04 releases book aiming to answer the question: what would happen if we believed women?

Alum releases book about post #MeToo era

By Casey Bernhard, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2020

In late 2017, Jaclyn Friedman ‘04 was looking forward to celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the feminist anthology, Yes Means Yes, which she co-edited, when the #MeToo hashtag took over social media....

Senior Natalie Clydesdale scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the narrow victory over Smith.

Women’s basketball narrowly defeats Smith in first NEWMAC game

By Megan MacLaren
January 18, 2020

The Lions defeated Smith College in their first conference game of the season with the help of a combined 49 points from junior guard Rachel Davey and senior guards Quinn Madden and Natalie Clydesdale.  “I...

Alumna Yesenia Rego created her BFA film in the Dominican Republic featuring female workers. Xinyi Xu / Beacon Correspondent

Low-budget BFA film shows working life in Dominican Republic bateyes

By Eloisa de Farias
November 8, 2019

Hunched over a jacket to protect the sound, Emerson alumna Yesenia Rego recorded herself on her iPhone, reciting powerful excerpts from letters she once exchanged with women from small working communities...

Natalie Harper, the vice president of SheCult, is helping lead the charge to publish a magazine.
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SheCult collective plans to publish magazine

By Emily Mason
October 12, 2017

In fall 2016, SheCult was founded to create a network for queer artists. This year, the collective is publishing its first full-length magazine, to be released at the end of the semester. The president...

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