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

The Berkeley Beacon

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

The Berkeley Beacon

Diana Bravo

Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer

Diana Bravo is a copyeditor and photographer for The Beacon. She also works as a Metro/Local Co-op at The Boston Globe. Prior to her current role, Diana served The Beacon as Deputy Lifestyle Editor, Assistant News Editor, and SGA reporter. She is originally from the New York City area and Stratton, Vermont and is an avid skier.

 

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Former SGA Executive President Will Palauskas at an academic town hall in 2018.

SGA Town Hall served as starting point for departmental conversations

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / December 1, 2018

Faculty and students gathered to discuss their academic experiences and help the Student Government Association collect information on potential changes...

Freshman senatorial candidate Brady Baca speaks to the crowd at Center Stage Nov. 8. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

SGA fall election voter turnout increases fivefold

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / November 27, 2018

Voter turnout for the Student Government Association fall elections increased fivefold from last year—a stark rise after several years of low student...

Unrecognized organizations receive funding for events

Unrecognized organizations receive funding for events

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / November 27, 2018

The Student Government Association set aside $5,000 in funding for five unrecognized organizations at the weekly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The...

Elections Chair Christopher Henderson-West raises his hand to ask a question at the Nov. 13 meeting. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

SGA constitutional amendment sets off disagreement

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / November 14, 2018

The Student Government Association voted to add a new amendment to the fall 2018 ballot setting strict requirements for the Board of Trustees representative...

SGA hopes for increased voter turnout in upcoming election

SGA hopes for increased voter turnout in upcoming election

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / November 11, 2018

Members of the Student Government Association expect an increased voter turnout for this semester’s fall election. Historically, voter turnout for...

Freshman senatorial candidate Brady Baca speaks to the crowd at Center Stage Nov. 8. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Positions remain empty as SGA hosts semesterly press night

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / November 11, 2018

Nine positions could remain without balloted candidates for the Student Government Association fall election following their semesterly press night in...

SGA votes to propose POWER commissioner on fall ballots

SGA votes to propose POWER commissioner on fall ballots

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / November 7, 2018

The Student Government Association approved potential amendments to the SGA constitution including the ability to appoint a new non-voting member from...

SGA approves temporary funding for some unrecognized organizations

SGA approves temporary funding for some unrecognized organizations

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / November 2, 2018

The Student Government Association approved temporary funding guidelines for unrecognized organizations and prepared for the upcoming Academic Town Hall...

A Boston police officer stands watch as firefighters battle the seven alarm blaze at 104 Hemenway St. Oct. 27. Diana Bravo / Beacon Correspondent

Off-campus students affected by Hemenway fire receive free housing

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / October 30, 2018

The college will provide temporary housing free of charge at the 12 Hemenway residence hall to the two off-campus students affected by the fire at 104...

Fire breaks out near Hemenway residence hall, students affected

Fire breaks out near Hemenway residence hall, students affected

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / October 27, 2018

Update Oct. 30: The college provided housing free of charge to the two off-campus students affected by the fire at 104 Hemenway St.  Two off-campus...

Freshman Laura Dinn held up a handmade sign at the Trump Doesn’t Represent Us Rally on Thursday night.  Photo by Abbey Finn / Beacon Correspondent

Student protest disavows Trump administration

By Diana Bravo, Rice Foster and Chris Van Buskirk / October 27, 2018

About 30 students gathered at the Parkman Bandstand to protest the Trump administration as part of the “Trump Doesn’t Represent Us Rally” organized...

The expected reopening of the Little Building in August 2019 is still on track, according to Vice President and Dean for Campus Life James Hoppe.

New opening date for The Commons, Little Building on schedule

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / October 25, 2018

The renovations of The Commons at 172 Tremont Street and the Little Building should finish in March and August of 2019 respectively, according to a college...

College calls on SGA to help promote Voice Your Choice program

College calls on SGA to help promote Voice Your Choice program

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / October 18, 2018

An Emerson Associate Director petitioned the Student Government Association at the weekly Tuesday meeting to help promote the Voice Your Choice initiative...

SGA awards $3,000 gift to senior

SGA awards $3,000 gift to senior

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / October 11, 2018

A senior received a $3,000 gift from the Student Government Association, funded by leftover money from an unused scholarship, over the summer. This...

SGA debates new criteria for student scholarship

SGA debates new criteria for student scholarship

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / October 4, 2018

The Student Government Association debated potential criteria for a senior scholarship they hope to award next year. At its weekly Tuesday meeting,...

The colleges statue of Norman Lear, 44, arrived to the Backstage Cafe Monday night. Diana Bravo / Beacon Correspondent

Lear statue arrives to Backstage Cafe

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / October 2, 2018

The statue of Emerson alumnus Norman Lear, ‘44, arrived at the Boylston Place Alley outside of Backstage Cafe Monday. Kevin S. Bright, ’76, television...

Executive Treasurer Ian Mandt voted to approve new SGA appointments at joint session. Photo by Stephanie Shih / Beacon Correspondent

SGA appoints deputy chief justice, elections chair, commissioners

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer / September 27, 2018

The Student Government Association unanimously appointed the Elections Chair and Deputy Chief Justice along with three commissioners at its Tuesday meeting. SGA...